Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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University of Richmond President, Richard Morrill, orders the Commission on Diversity to address the multiple incidents’ of minority students experiencing racism on campus. All aspects of racism will be reviewed by the commission including the…

In this article, representatives from the Food Services staff and the University of Richmond student body attempt to combat the trash problem at the Central Dining Facility according to Dee Hardy, associate director of University Food Services.…

This Collegian feature is written by and about John Wai-Chun Loong, a Chinese international student majoring in business and music. Loong says that he had to break out of his comfort zone at the Heilman Dining Center and joined groups that celebrated…

In this letter, Alfred L. Mathias of the A. L. Mathias food service company writes to University of Richmond President George M. Modlin in order to convince him to switch to his food service. Mathias claims that it may not be possible to serve food…

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…

University of Richmond President George M. Modlin nominates various Richmond College students and administrators to serve on a suggested Food Service Committee to address issues at Richmond College’s dining hall the Refectory. Mr. William J.…

This University of Richmond Collegian article discusses recent proposals to either renovate the Westhampton dining hall and the Richmond College Refectory, or “to construct one centralized dining hall to accommodate both schools.” Although a…

This is a photograph with caption by Bob Perkins of a car crash on campus. A black dining hall worker was driving the car that "skidded out of control," which ultimately landed in a stream right off of new fraternity row. Neither the photo nor the…

This opinion piece written by an author “R.C.” expresses disappointment toward the sloppiness of Richmond College students in their dining hall. He claims that the unkempt dress of Richmond students does not honor the prestige of the University,…

This Collegian article outlines the “unwritten seating arrangement” at the E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center, otherwise known as “D-hall”. The source of this social segregation seems to arise out of the Greek life system.…
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