Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article examines the University Players' production of Shooting Stars, Walter Schoen's first directed production at the University of Richmond. Lisa Biggs states that the show "takes a look at how female athletes have been treated in a way that…

Described here is a forum in which students and faculty discussed if women were "innately inferior" to men. One woman was even described as an "attractive blonde." The resolution was 61 against the claim and 26 for it. The arguments for women being…

Each year, the faculty presented two awards to fraternities. These two awards are given to the most outstanding fraternity, and to the most improved fraternity. The criteria these are based on academic achievement, IM sports, lodge improvements, new…

This 1988 Collegian article discusses the results of a survey done by a journalism class, where they randomly sampled 359 University students with a telephone poll. Of that number of students, 169 were men while 190 were women. Of that 190, 11…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs. It is a group of little sisters' insisting their right to choose what they do with their…

Director and assistant director of student activities, Max Vest and Alison Bartel met with the deans, fraternity presidents, and little sisters to address the controversy caused by rush posters that many believed to be exploitative towards fraternity…

Karen Froid, Mortar Board President, and others decided its main focus of the year would be to strengthen the self-image of Westhampton women after seeing problems on campus such as men donning "no fat chicks" shirts. Throughout the year, the Mortar…

Dr. A.A. Brill was a renowned professor of psychology at New York University (NYU) and a well known psychoanalyst. In an interview he said, "Women's chief interest in life and man is to have children. No woman living was ever satisfied by a career…

In this 1992 Collegian article, David Braverman, assistant dean of Richmond College, wishes to bring the discussion of men's issues such as rape, dealing with emotions, and figuring out manhood, to campus. Presented were ten proposals that included…

This 1992 Collegian article centers around the popular news case of athlete Mike Tyson being convicted of raping Deseree Washington, an 18 year old Miss America contestant. The article discusses the viewpoints of multiple Richmond students, and how…
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