Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This 1963 announcement highlights the "Plantation Party," which was a party held on May Day (May 4th) to "reveal the school at its southern best." The events lined up include an open house art exhibit, a band concert, lantern parade, ballet, and a…

This Collegian article reports anxieties about the dining hall exchange at the University of Richmond regarding a misinterpretation of the Coordinate Education Report. The report states that “Separate dining opportunities shall be provided in each…

This Collegian article sheds light on the Richmond gay bar Godfrey’s as a source of refuge for LGBTQ+ students who attend the University of Richmond and wish for an alternative to Greek affiliated events. Common Ground director Glyn Hughes explains…

In this University of Richmond Collegian editorial, student Thomas Franco attributes a lack of socialization between Westhampton College and Richmond College to a reliance on sarcasm to mask uneasiness, all ultimately stemming from student apathy. He…

In honor of Valentine’s Day, this Collegian opinion piece shows the results of a survey that asked 200 students from Richmond and Westhampton College how each gender would stereotype the other in one phrase. The survey indicates that Westhampton…

This article states that in response to student complaints about food service, student committees were created to voice student opinions. Both of these two groups have met with PFM representatives. During the first Westhampton College Food Service…

According to this University of Richmond Collegian article, the Board of Trustees has passed a Westhampton Senate proposal allowing men to eat at the court dining hall during dinner hours. The court dining hall was the all-female dining hall intended…

In an attempt to foster better social relations, Westhampton College’s freshmen and juniors will attend Richmond College’s dining hall, and Richmond’s sophomores and seniors will attend the Westhampton dining hall on Friday night. After dinner,…

This is opinion piece was written in response to articles written by women who argued that men don't take women on "sober dates" or act like "gentlemen" anymore. Adkins says that women are acting "less than ladylike", and proceeds to give several…

This is an editorial by a male student arguing for a safety shuttle available for men after parties, similar to those offered to women. He criticized columnist Kirsten Heller's statement that "men (at least on this campus) are not the victims of…
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