Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article from the Richmond News Leader focuses on the development of racial integration in Virginia colleges, and its acceptance in campus life. Although integration is occurring, the percentage of black students on formerly all-white campuses is…

This editorial from the Collegian is the first of three tracking the climate of the student body at the University of Richmond. In this editorial, the writer notes that there is a student attitude towards the university and its practices which make…

This article from the Collegian addresses the controversy surrounding the University of Richmond’s water polo club’s sale of calendars featuring photos of a different Westhampton and School of Business Administration student each month. Steven…

This article describes a speech given by Dave Meggyesy, a former professional football player and author, in the Cannon Memorial Chapel the previous Thursday. Meggyesy offered his opinion on the university’s athletic department, in particular the…

This letter to the editor was written in response to a lead story on the resignation of Michael White, former chairman of the Judicial Council of Richmond College. White’s resignation stemmed from the decision of Richard Mateer, Dean of Richmond…

This article in The Collegian addresses Anne Hurley, the school’s only female athletic trainer in October of 1975, and her appearance on the sideline of Richmond’s first home football game. Hurley, also a sophomore at Westhampton, faced a lot of…

This article addresses the struggle that female athletes face in maintaining their femininity in their sport. Barnum refers to a female student athlete who feels that there are more feminine female athletes than people believe, and that women often…

This article is the last in a three-part series that was taken from a report by Editorial Projects for Education Inc., that addresses problems faced by colleges in dealing with increasing laws and regulations enforced by Congress. According to Wolk,…
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