Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This Collegian article was meant to inform students of the integration of University College night classes. The article further stated that there was no intention of further integration into any other courses at University College, a facility opened…

This Collegian article is meant to notify the students of three year graduate fellowships sponsored by Pepsi-Cola Scholarship Board. The Board aimed to award 26 scholarships in total of which two were specifically directed towards students from Black…

This Collegian article is meant to notify students of the segregation plans of both the Democratic and Republican candidates for the Virginia governorship. The article goes into detail about the "token integration" plan of the Republican candidate…

This Collegian articles discusses an attempted burglary at one of the fraternity houses during spring break. The robbers are referred to as "thugs" and were deduced to be black because they were "unrecognizable in the darkness." The article claims…

This article by staff writer, Jeb Hockman, discusses the decline of activism on campus against the Vietnam War as compared to the year before. Cook, the Head Resident of Lakeside Dormitory, attributed it to the lack of an organized leadership because…

This article discusses the popularity of "Negro spirituals" in the US and abroad. The Sabbath Glee Club, presumably either a black choir brought in to perform for the white audience, or a white University Glee Club appropriating this music, performed…

This article in the Collegian mentions the misleading representation of minority students in the UR admissions brochure titled "This is a book of facts." Markita Boney, a black student, stated that UR is not as diverse as it depicts in these…

Published on February 5, 1971, this article is especially catered towards the low-income students at University of Richmond. The article states that most university students living off-campus may be eligible for food stamps. It further goes on to…

This Collegian article discusses Dr. Ryland's lecture to the YMCA on The Effect of War on Religion. According to him, war brings people closer to God. He urged students to continue cultivating the spirit of energy if they hope to succeed. The lecture…

On November 7, 1974 The Collegian published an article about the problems that international students face at the University of Richmond. Phillip Hart, the university's International Student Advisor not only considered foreign-born students as…
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