Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This article describes the steps that the University of Richmond took in order to bring sororities to Westhampton College. After the faculty committee voted to “recommend the institution of sororities at the University,” the social life…

This article covers the accomplishments of sororities at the University of Richmond as Greek Life expands to include women. Although many people doubted whether sororities would benefit the campus, the writer works to prove these groups “to…

Westhampton students alongside the director of student affairs, Max Vest, and assistant director, Debbie Davis, sent a questionnaire to all Westhampton students in order to gather information on student sentiment regarding bringing sororities to the…

This article covers the creation of the group ‘Women Involved in Sorority Establishment’ (W.I.S.E.) and the work that Westhampton College students did in order to advocate for bringing sororities on campus. Westhampton College junior,…

The University Players’ new production is “A Doll’s House”, written by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The show will star sophomore Chauntee Schuler as Nora and freshman Steve Travers as Torvald, Nora’s husband. Interviews of the cast…

Richmond College student, John Crooks, responds to Richmond College student Harvey Whitney’s Collegian submissions surrounding the topic of racism on campus. Crooks takes an infuriated tone as he condemns the language that is used by Whitney.…

This article describes the first-ever sorority rush that takes place at the University of Richmond. The specific number of meeting attendees, rushees, and sororities are revealed alongside detailed descriptions for the rush process. The National…

This satirical article is written by a Westhampton student who ironically argues for the reasons why sororities should be brought to the University of Richmond, namely, for the benefit of the males. The writer creates a mock scenario at a party and…

In response to a Collegian article written by Westhampton College student Taylor Daniel (‘06) claiming that the Richmond shield was a symbol of hate related to the Croatian flag from 1941-1945, Richmond College student Patrick Elgin (‘06) refutes…

A referendum that had asked Westhampton College students whether they were in favor or not in favor of bringing sororities on campus resulted in a 63.3% vote against sororities. The vote against bringing sororities on campus “was strongest…
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