Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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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…

This 1973 opinion piece argues for amnesty in the case of men who dodged the draft during the Vietnam War. The writer calls the Vietnam War “an unjust war, a war which was lied about, which was fought with no intention of winning and which was in…

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…

This article is about the clash between the Veterans Administration and the nation’s colleges and universities because of the new rules set forth by the Veteran Administration which are supposed to be part of a revised GI Bill previously passed by…

This is an article by Karen J. Winkler about universities, such as Brigham Young University, refusing to comply with portions of federal affirmative action regulations. Yale University and Stanford University have recently said they may do the same.…

This feature was an account given by Don Sawyer, a former Richmond student, and his time during the Korean War. In the account, Sawyer tells the story of when he was shot fighting the Chinese and almost died from his wound, starvation, and from the…
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