Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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In this Collegian article by staff writer Elizabeth Reynolds, a lecture series on different forms of contraception organized by Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is summarized. Director of Religious Activities Jean Mahaffey said that the…

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…

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…

Jeff Crosan, a Collegian staff writer, talked about the University's increased interest in admitting quality students. The article mentions that UR loses most of its students to William & Mary. The article states that the recruitment of black…

A campus forum was arranged to discuss the recent charges on the university by the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW). According to HEW, UR projects an image of "an exclusive all-white 'Southern' institution." The HEW…

This Collegian article discusses the recent Richmond College demonstration against the Senate's Dixie Resolution which petitioned to restrict the playing of the song Dixie by the university band. According to two freshmen, Ralph Munroe and Thomas…

This Collegian article is aimed to notify students of a "racial awareness session" organized by both the University of Richmond and Virginia Union University. Through activities such as showcasing a race sensitivity film, the session aims to produce…

These letters in the Collegian are a response to a prior article by Mr. Williams who stated in his letter that he "was moved" to submit the resolution restricting the singing of "Dixie" by the university band. Mr. Massie said that such a claim was an…

This Collegian article discussed President Heilman's speech at the Virginia Baptist General Association. The speech was in response to the association's decision to permit churches to stop the funding of University of Richmond due to its recent…

In 1963, it was made a requirement for degree seeking students of both Richmond and Westhampton College to take a full-year course in Bible. It is interesting to note that not all students enrolled in the university at that time were of the Christian…
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