Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This short feature promotes activities happening during the LesBiGay Week that will be hosted by the Lambda Coalition on April 29-21. There will be events such as a documentary showing and a talk by the executive director of the American Civil…

The tension between Governor L. Douglas Wilder and Attorney General Mary Sue Terry is palpable as the governor claims critiques of his performance in office are made due to his race and not his competency. He is adamant that he is “held to a…

In response to a letter written by a Westhampton sophomore published in the Collegian Forum, an anonymous student writes this piece to protect marchers and the freedom of expression for students on campus. Eggs were thrown and insults were yelled at…

The article provides information on the forum hosted by the Westhampton College Government Association on the topic of sororities. Arguments for both “Yes, sororities should be on the University of Richmond campus,” and, “No,…

The Collegian proposed a list of changes regarding university activities, which included the issue of installing national or local sororities at Westhampton College. The proposal for this change was backed up by arguments such as the idea that…

A letter is written by a concerned Westhampton student on the topic of Greek Life at the university. The letter is written in 1932 to address a campus debate surrounding the existence of fraternities.The writer expresses dismay at the lack of…

In this article, an Assistant Westhampton Editor voices their opinion on the detriments and benefits of sororities at large universities compared to smaller universities. The argument stands that large schools benefit from organizations such as…

President Boatwright and Dean Keller address questions concerning sororities at Westhampton College. Right before winter break, students in Westhampton College voted by ballot on two questions: “Are you in favor of Sororities for…

The widow of the former president of the University of Wisconsin, Mrs. Glenn Frank, published an article titled ‘Citadels of Snobbery’ in Pageant Magazine. In her article, she writes about the results of a “special…

University of Richmond students are asked the question, “How would you feel about sororities at UR?” Students from both Westhampton College and Richmond College offer their opinions on the pros and cons of having a new section of Greek…
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