Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This description in The Web 1974 documents the changing attitudes of students in regards to physical appearance. The text considers what "UR students of a 100 years ago" would have thought of "unisex haircuts, women wearing slacks to classes,…

An opinion piece written by the incoming Collegian editorial page editor, Strite Potter. Potter notes that he had not been aware rape occurs so often at the University of Richmond, and that "people usually equate rape with seedy people in seedy…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs. Voltz is stating that Kotler's opinion is ignorant and biased. She explains that it is their…

This opinion piece by Eric Berger is a rebuttal to Business School professor Janet Kotler's controversial letter condemning sexist acts done by fraternities in general, and specifically by a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. He believed she was speaking…

This is an open letter written my Janet Kotler, a Business School faculty member, to fraternity members, their little sisters, and their potential rushes. What spurred this letter is a series of advertisements for party themes that degraded the…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs, the way the Collegian handled their subsequent reporting. Francy insists that there are…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs. The author agrees with Kotler's claims, stating that Greek life at UR is unlike any other…

This article republished from the Gannett News Service describes a study done by Sociology Professors Barbara Reskin and Patricia Roos. This research was done on the movement of women into typically male occupations during the 1970s. What they found…

Karen Froid, Mortar Board President, and others decided its main focus of the year would be to strengthen the self-image of Westhampton women after seeing problems on campus such as men donning "no fat chicks" shirts. Throughout the year, the Mortar…

Director and assistant director of student activities, Max Vest and Alison Bartel met with the deans, fraternity presidents, and little sisters to address the controversy caused by rush posters that many believed to be exploitative towards fraternity…
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