Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "Westhampton Student Government Secures New Light Rule: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores to be Allowed to Keep Lights Burning Until Midnight"

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Article "Westhampton Student Government Secures New Light Rule: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores to be Allowed to Keep Lights Burning Until Midnight"

Description

An article about housing ordinances at Westhampton College, including that the students would be allowed to keep their lights on until midnight. At the bottom of the article are two "jokes," used often to fill space in the Collegian. The second joke is written using dialect writing to portray black people, and concludes with use of the word "nigger."

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"Westhampton Student Gov't Secures New Light Ruling: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores to Be Allowed to Keep Lights Burning Until Midnight." The Richmond Collegian XVII, no. 11, (December 12, 1930): 1,5. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19301212.2.9&srpos=17&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1930-12-12

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "Westhampton Student Government Secures New Light Rule: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores to be Allowed to Keep Lights Burning Until Midnight",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed October 1, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/208.