Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Collegian article desccribes an interview with a Chinese student, Julia Mao, at Westhampton College. Mao was one of two Chinese students on campus at the time. From Shanghai, China, Mao held a B.A. degree from the University of Shanghai…

This article is directed at informing people about Japanese culture and its beauty in the perilous time of war between USA and Japan. Rouzie wants to spread a message of peace and raised his against Japanese people being treated like the "Negroes".…

This article is an interesting contrast from the "BRouzing..." article because it provides insight into another side of the war rhetoric. In this edition of Cotten Pickin's, Bob Cotten urges Richmond students to start preparing themselves for war.…

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…

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) --…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…
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