Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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This editorial was written by contributing editor Scott Shepard to object the name change of the Minority Student Union to the the Multicultural Student Union. Shepard uses this name change to lambast minority student groups, particularly those for…

This article briefly describes a meeting attended by delegates from the University of Richmond, Kit Vander-Shalie, Arlene Moore, Vivian Bolton, and Dr. Suzanne Lough of the Southeastern International Relations Club. The meeting at Randolph-Macon…

This spread in The Web 1983 highlights Circle K and other Greek organizations such as Sigma Phi Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta that helped sponsor the Annual Superkids Day to raise money for the Virginia Lung Association. This event gave asthmatic…

The bottom photograph features members of the International Relations Club. This student organization was formed to help international students become accustomed to the University and the unique challenges they faced.

The bottom photograph features the members of the Student Organization for Black Awareness (SOBA), the first black student organization at the university. The University of Richmond enrolled its first black residential student, Barry Greene, onto the…

The bottom photograph on the Rifle Team page features a Confederate Spidey patch next to a NRA (National Rifle Association) safe hunter patch on what is presumably a rifle team uniform. Rather than holding the Confederate flag like in most other…

The bottom photograph features Madieth Malone, the first black student in the University Players, which was a theater group that staged productions on campus. She was one of the first black women to attend the main campus after integration came into…

The top photograph features members of the Karate Club, which has three Vietnamese students: Huan Van Tran, Hi Van Tran, and Hoa Van Tran.

This photograph of the Westhampton College Glee Club features Isabelle Thomas and Madieth Malone, two of the first black women to attend the main campus after the University of Richmond began integrating courses at University College in the spring…

The article describes the ongoing debate concerning replacing the University of Richmond’s coordinate system with a coeducational one. Dr. George M. Modlin, University President, and Dr. Mary Louise Gehring, Dean of the Westhampton College, spoke…
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