Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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A graduate student at the University of Richmond writes an article expressing their positive opinions on the work that was put in by students to bring sororities to campus. They mention an instance of harassment that was recorded in a previous…

This article describes harassment experienced by residents of Westhampton College dorms and the University Forest Apartments. Campus Police Chief Robert C. Dillard reported that residents received approximately 25 complaints of obscene phone calls…

This column samples five student opinions on the obscene phone call problem on the University of Richmond campus. Kelly Finnerty (WC '91), Mike Davis (RC '93), Kristen Dillard (WC '92), Chip Boone (RC '91), and Liz Meany (WC '91) share their…

Beginning in the 1950s, an annual "panty raid" tradition took place on campus when Richmond college students would cross over the bridge to the Westhampton side of campus. Westhampton women would typically throw panties to the men from their dorm…

A few members of Phi Delt's executive board responded to articles in the previous issue of the Collegian. These articles pertained to poor decisions made by Phi Delt brothers. One brother pulled down the dress of a Westhampton College sophomore and…

A multi-page story called "A Day in the Life" by an unnamed author in the 1979 yearbook depicts a version of daily life for students at UR. Written from a man's point of view, the story's language is embedded with misogyny and elements of rape…

In story called "Sometimes Living Next to a Creep Wouldn't Seem So Bad" in the 1979 yearbook, an unnamed author writes describes commuting student life. The story is embedded with heteronormative gender roles, sexism, and elements of rape culture.…
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