Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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Prayot Rangsiyanon—pictured in the first column, first row—was a student from Bangkok, Thailand that graduated with a B.S. in Finance. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a professional business fraternity, and served as master of ritual…

Hing Chung Tang—pictured in the first photograph on the left side—was from Hong Kong and graduated with a B.S. in chemistry.

This is a report on the current state and history of minority students on campus as well as student engagement with minorities from the University of Richmond in 1973. This fact sheet lists the efforts the University of Richmond has made with…

This image posted in The Collegian on November 6, 1959, shows five Chinese students (international status unknown) surrounding what seems to be a fountain or pond with lilypads. The students' names are: Jean Lee, Shirley Lai, Patricia Kwa, and Meehan…

This Op-Ed in The Collegian describes the various steps that the author, senior Chase Rowan, suggests could improve the University of Richmond. The article takes a satirical tone in demanding a number of amenities including an emphasis on…

This article talks about Marydee Lowe, a junior of Westhampton College from Tsingtau, China, and how she was honored by the Athletic Association of Westhampton for her many achievements in sports. She was awarded with her blazer for making her…

This article discusses a poll conducted by Psychology students based on 20 questions compiled by John Ridenour, asking students about various issues like divorce laws, segregation and premarital sex. The poll also focuses on the liberalism and…

This article summarizes the arguments given by David Rogers to the International Relations Club in regards to Japan's anticipated conquest of China. Rogers was a Junior who had grown up in Korea and traveled much of the "Orient" with his father, a…

This letter to the editor—written by L.H. Zincone, Jr.—defended the University of Richmond’s decision to place a student, Eva Wong, under probation after she defied orders and brought a black guest to the Westhampton College Song…

In this collection of letters published in The Collegian, two discuss the controversy over the University of Richmond’s decision to place a student, Eva Wong, under probation after she defied policy and brought a black guest to the Westhampton…
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