Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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The article talks about how expensive textbooks at the University of Richmond are, mentioning that two textbooks that were stolen were worth $432. Monahan mentions the culture of wealth at the university, saying that "all too many faculty, students,…

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 article discusses a panel discussion featuring students of 8 different religions--Buddhist, Hindu, Islam, Protestant, Catholic, Sikh, Jewish and secular. Students shared their perspectives--for example, Sikh student Gurpreet Singh Dillon talked…

The article talks about a controversy at UNC Chapel Hill, where a class required students to study a translation of annotated Quran chapters (opponents argued it "promoted Islamic values" and it was not legal because it required its students to…

This article talks about the recent increase in membership in Safe Zone, a group committed to supporting students questioning their sexuality. It talks about how faculty are now displaying Safe Zone stickers on their doors to indicate that they are…

This article highlights the activism of the 1970s at the University compared with its apathy in the 60s. It notes that the students at the University of Richmond generally supported the Vietnam War and stayed "quiet" compared to other institutions…

This reports on an event called "Hands Around the Lake," which was part of Founder's Week and held in the Cannon Memorial Chapel. The event attracted a "moderate-sized crowd composed of students and faculty," with music, dancing, and speaking.…

This describes an upcoming performance by the Richmond Performing Gospel Choir. The performance was to be at a basketball game against American University, and the choir was to sing "The Negro National Anthem," written by James Weldon Johnson. The…

This is a piece by a student who, as a part of the Volunteer Action Council's "Overcoming Barriers- Physical Handicaps Day," spent a day in a wheelchair to understand the difficulties of disabled students. The student noted that there were 11…

The article talks about a rally on Boatwright lawn staged by the Campaign for Military Service, a group of gay and lesbian military veterans participating in a tour called "Tour of Duty" around 34 college campuses (UR was the group's 24th stop). Alan…
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