Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In response to a Collegian article written by Westhampton College student Taylor Daniel (‘06) claiming that the Richmond shield was a symbol of hate related to the Croatian flag from 1941-1945, Richmond College student Patrick Elgin (‘06) refutes…

This article briefly describes a meeting attended by delegates from the University of Richmond, Kit Vander-Shalie, Arlene Moore, Vivian Bolton, and Dr. Suzanne Lough of the Southeastern International Relations Club. The meeting at Randolph-Macon…

This page from The Web 1980 features photographs from the University Players' performance of the play The Diary of Anne Frank in 1979 directed by Frances Daniel. The play is a stage adaptation of The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, recounting…

In the bottom right photo, an American soldier can be seen holding up the Japanese flag in a law school photo collage. It is noteworthy that the flag is not the Rising Sun Flag, or Kyokujitsu-ki, which was commonly used by the Japanese during World…

General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Admiral Chester W. Nimitz came to campus in 1946 to receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Richmond for the major role they played in World War II for the Allies. At the Honors…

This Collegian article reviews the University Players' production of The Immigrant and its portrayal of a Russian-Jewish immigrant following the "American dream" at the turn of the 20th century. The text observes the passage of time the show…

Monaghan explores the popularity of Haskell Harelik's play on campus and in local theaters. The article focuses on the director and actors' views of the play and process; religion and presenting authenticity to the roles were a key concern of the…

Dr. J. Ollie Edmunds, a leader in higher education, gave the commencement address, "Checks and Balances" for the Class of 1970. He began his speech by claiming that in the past year and a half, there had been some attacks on the United States…

This article published in The Collegian features an interview with Chinese international student, Richard Lin Yang. Yang tells the Collegian that he was originally from Shanghai, but moved to Hong Kong due to the Chinese Civil War (1927-1950) --…

This article talks about the tri-annual National Student Assembly where MRS. Louise Cardozo's belief in American patriotism was reinstated by watching the youth carry out intense conversations about different aspects of the ongoing war. She was…
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