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…

This article concerns the University of Richmond and the union representing the Food Service workers agreement on voting eligibility in the union election, according to Debra Creech, local 157 union organizing director. All service and maintenance…

In this article, University Food Service workers filed a petition to form a union with the National Labor Relations Board according to Debra Creech, the local union organizing director who is representing the employee’s interests. Central…

In this Collegian editorial, written 50 years after the Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended the legal segregation of public schools, the writer addresses the ways in which segregation is still prevalent at the University of Richmond. They…

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…

This Collegian cartoon, appearing underneath the article “Dining hall traditions separate students” by Chris Wright, depicts three male college students. In a text bubble, one of the students exclaims, “I hate the way Greeks…

This 1996 Collegian article explains the decade-long social separation of students in the E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center and attempts to pinpoint its causes. As elaborated in the article, Greek life sits on the right side room of the dining hall,…

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.…

In this Collegian article, student Doug Hanks sheds light on the Black student experience on campus from the perspective of Black students. At the time of this article’s publication, there were 88 Black undergraduates, only 3.5% of the student…

In this Collegian opinion piece, student Julie Ciccarone responds to a defense of the Greek system in response to a Collegian piece by student Greg Simonian titled “Enough is enough,” in which Simonian wonders why the Greek system gets…
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