Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This editorial is written by a student who presents arguments in favor of installing local or national sororities at Westhampton College. There is a reference made to the “fourth plank” of the list of changes that were proposed by the…

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…

As the existence of sororities is questioned at other universities, Westhampton College students provide personal opinions and statements regarding the absence of sororities on their own campus. The dean of students, alongside many other organization…

Director of student activities, Max Vest, believes that there is a lack of student interest when it comes to sororities at the University of Richmond. He states that he has “never had an inquiry about sororities from students.” Dean of…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

Westhampton College student, Laura M. Green, attempts to describe the details regarding Greek life, and more specifically, sororities. She explains the roles of the National Panhellenic Council (NPC), the College Panhellenic Association (CPA), and…

University of Richmond women approved bringing sororities to campus by a 555 to 397 vote. Student groups, University Now Interested to Establish Sororities and Sororities Are Not the Solution, convey differing opinions on the results of the vote.…
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