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The class of 2022 bid farewell to the University of Richmond at the commencement ceremony in the E. Claiborne Robins Stadium on May 8. Journalism major Sana Azem was chosen to deliver the student address. Photography by Madyson Fitzgerald. 
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GALLERY: Class of 2022 commencement ceremony

The class of 2022 bid farewell to the University of Richmond at the commencement ceremony in the E. Claiborne Robins Stadium on May 8. Journalism major Sana Azem was chosen to deliver the student address. Photography by Madyson Fitzgerald. 


Bryce Vine and Lisa Heller performed at the first Spring Concert since 2019, in which Vine opened for Sean Kingston. The concert took place on April 22 in front of Boatwright Memorial Library. Photos by Ethan Swift.
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GALLERY: Bryce Vine headlines Spring Concert

Bryce Vine and Lisa Heller performed at the first Spring Concert since 2019, in which Vine opened for Sean Kingston. The concert took place on April 22 in front of Boatwright Memorial Library. Photos by Ethan Swift.


Students gathered on the Forum on April 22 to protest rape culture on campus. The silent protest was organized by junior Hoor Ain as a continuation of events regarding sexual assault in the past month. Students wore masks and held signs supporting free speech. In the silence, a prospective student on a tour passing by asked, "Oh, does rape happen a lot here?" Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald.
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GALLERY: Students gather for silent protest

Students gathered on the Forum on April 22 to protest rape culture on campus. The silent protest was organized by junior Hoor Ain as a continuation of events regarding sexual assault in the past month. Students wore masks and held signs supporting free speech. In the silence, a prospective student on a tour passing by asked, "Oh, does rape happen a lot here?" Photos by Madyson Fitzgerald.


The inaugural weekend celebration for University of Richmond President Kevin Hallock took place from April 7-9. The inauguration events included a discussion on mentored research, the official inauguration ceremony, a community festival, a discussion with university presidents about the future of higher education and an evening celebration that closed the night off with food and fireworks. The football team also held their spring scrimmage on Saturday. Photos by Ethan Swift, Caio Rodolfo, Grace Borgan and Madyson Fitzgerald.
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GALLERY: The inauguration of Kevin Hallock

The inaugural weekend celebration for University of Richmond President Kevin Hallock took place from April 7-9. The inauguration events included a discussion on mentored research, the official inauguration ceremony, a community festival, a discussion with university presidents about the future of higher education and an evening celebration that closed the night off with food and fireworks. The football team also held their spring scrimmage on Saturday. Photos by Ethan Swift, Caio Rodolfo, Grace Borgan and Madyson Fitzgerald.


The Bollywood Jhatkas and Block Crew student dance groups put on a joint showcase on April 2 in Camp Concert Hall. Both groups had multiple dances that ranged from solo performances to works that brought in the entire respective groups. The high-energy event encouraged cheering and yelling from the audience in support of the dancers. There was a reception held across the street in the Modlin Center for the Arts after the performance. 
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GALLERY: Block Crew, Bollywood Jhatkas unite for performance

The Bollywood Jhatkas and Block Crew student dance groups put on a joint showcase on April 2 in Camp Concert Hall. Both groups had multiple dances that ranged from solo performances to works that brought in the entire respective groups. The high-energy event encouraged cheering and yelling from the audience in support of the dancers. There was a reception held across the street in the Modlin Center for the Arts after the performance. 


The University Dancers open the 37th annual concert at 7:30 p.m. today in the Alice Jepson Theatre, with other performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Directed by Professor Anne Van Gelder, the performance brings choreography from guests Juel D. Lane and Peter Pucci that combines West African, contemporary modern, hip-hop and ballet. The concert also features choreography from Angelica Burgos and Eric Rivera, former dancers with Ballet Hispánico, Starrene Foster, the founder of Starr Foster Dance, Theatre & Dance Professors Alicia Díaz and Gelder and students Kayla Schiltz and Taylor Grindle.
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GALLERY: University Dancers celebrate 37th annual concert

The University Dancers open the 37th annual concert at 7:30 p.m. today in the Alice Jepson Theatre, with other performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Directed by Professor Anne Van Gelder, the performance brings choreography from guests Juel D. Lane and Peter Pucci that combines West African, contemporary modern, hip-hop and ballet. The concert also features choreography from Angelica Burgos and Eric Rivera, former dancers with Ballet Hispánico, Starrene Foster, the founder of Starr Foster Dance, Theatre & Dance Professors Alicia Díaz and Gelder and students Kayla Schiltz and Taylor Grindle.


Editor's note: Confidential sexual assault resources for UR students include CARE Advocates, which can be reached at advocate@richmond.edu or 804.801.6251; Peer Sexual Misconduct Advisors (PSMA), at psma@richmond.edu or 804.346.7674; CAPS, at CAPS@richmond.edu or 804.289.8119; Virginia LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline (24/7), at 866.356.6998; Greater Richmond Regional Hotline (24/7), at 804.612.6126; National Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7) at 800.656.HOPE.

University of Richmond students, staff and faculty gathered on campus Friday for a silent march in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault. The march, named Take Back oUR Night after protests in the 1970s against violence against women, began at noon on the lawn between the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business and the T.C. Williams School of Law and ended at the Westhampton Green after a student-led discussion.
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GALLERY: Community marches in support of survivors of sexual assault

Editor's note: Confidential sexual assault resources for UR students include CARE Advocates, which can be reached at advocate@richmond.edu or 804.801.6251; Peer Sexual Misconduct Advisors (PSMA), at psma@richmond.edu or 804.346.7674; CAPS, at CAPS@richmond.edu or 804.289.8119; Virginia LGBTQ Partner Abuse and Sexual Assault Helpline (24/7), at 866.356.6998; Greater Richmond Regional Hotline (24/7), at 804.612.6126; National Sexual Assault Hotline (24/7) at 800.656.HOPE. University of Richmond students, staff and faculty gathered on campus Friday for a silent march in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault. The march, named Take Back oUR Night after protests in the 1970s against violence against women, began at noon on the lawn between the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business and the T.C. Williams School of Law and ended at the Westhampton Green after a student-led discussion.


Indonesian culture filled The Westhampton Green at 6 p.m. Sept. 21, inviting passersby to the space with traditional food, coffee, music, dance and martial arts. The event was a collaboration among on-campus and off-campus organizations to highlight the diversity of the country that consists of over 17,000 islands. 
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GALLERY: UR community celebrates Indonesian culture at campus fair

Indonesian culture filled The Westhampton Green at 6 p.m. Sept. 21, inviting passersby to the space with traditional food, coffee, music, dance and martial arts. The event was a collaboration among on-campus and off-campus organizations to highlight the diversity of the country that consists of over 17,000 islands. 


Welcome to Our Web hosted Spider Drop, the first event of its kind to welcome the new semester, on Aug. 22 in the Richmond Hall Quad. The event included the Ignite ceremony featuring candles and sparklers followed by a projection of the Richmond spider being dropped down Boatwright Tower.
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GALLERY: Community celebrates new semester at Spider Drop

Welcome to Our Web hosted Spider Drop, the first event of its kind to welcome the new semester, on Aug. 22 in the Richmond Hall Quad. The event included the Ignite ceremony featuring candles and sparklers followed by a projection of the Richmond spider being dropped down Boatwright Tower.


University of Richmond students, faculty and staff gathered for a silent protest on March 26, 2021 outside of a Board of Trustees meeting at the Stern Plaza. The board announced on March 17 its decision to not rename Mitchell-Freeman and Ryland halls after the UR Black Student Coalition advocated for the names of Douglas Southall Freeman and Robert Ryland to be removed from the buildings.
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GALLERY: Community gathers for silent protest at Board of Trustees meeting

University of Richmond students, faculty and staff gathered for a silent protest on March 26, 2021 outside of a Board of Trustees meeting at the Stern Plaza. The board announced on March 17 its decision to not rename Mitchell-Freeman and Ryland halls after the UR Black Student Coalition advocated for the names of Douglas Southall Freeman and Robert Ryland to be removed from the buildings.


Paint was placed over the names of Robert Ryland, Douglas Southall Freeman, T. Justin Moore, Jeremiah Bell Jeter, E. Claiborne Robins, Frederic Boatwright and Pauly Queally on University of Richmond campus signage over the course of several weeks in March. Black Lives Matter flags were also placed over signs beginning on March 25, 2021. 
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GALLERY: Paint, Black Lives Matter flags put on campus signs

Paint was placed over the names of Robert Ryland, Douglas Southall Freeman, T. Justin Moore, Jeremiah Bell Jeter, E. Claiborne Robins, Frederic Boatwright and Pauly Queally on University of Richmond campus signage over the course of several weeks in March. Black Lives Matter flags were also placed over signs beginning on March 25, 2021. 


A group of students who recently released a statement about Black student welfare on campus organized and led a widely-attended, virtual teach-in protest on Friday, which was intended to educate the University of Richmond community on the history of Black activism and promote the student coalition's demands for social and nominal change at UR. There was an attendance of more than 300 faculty, staff and students.
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GALLERY: Students attend Protect Our Web teach-in

A group of students who recently released a statement about Black student welfare on campus organized and led a widely-attended, virtual teach-in protest on Friday, which was intended to educate the University of Richmond community on the history of Black activism and promote the student coalition's demands for social and nominal change at UR. There was an attendance of more than 300 faculty, staff and students.


This gallery captures students who voted in-person at Jepson Alumni Center on Nov. 3, 2020. There is also a picture of an Election Day gathering at Marcus-David Peters Circle. 
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GALLERY: Election Day 2020

This gallery captures students who voted in-person at Jepson Alumni Center on Nov. 3, 2020. There is also a picture of an Election Day gathering at Marcus-David Peters Circle. 


Over 500 students, faculty members and staff members gathered in the Tyler Haynes Commons at “No Room for Hate,” a community meeting called in response to the recent racist incidents on campus and what many called a “long-running culture” of racism. The event took place on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. 
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GALLERY: Hundreds gather for community meeting to speak about racism on campus

Over 500 students, faculty members and staff members gathered in the Tyler Haynes Commons at “No Room for Hate,” a community meeting called in response to the recent racist incidents on campus and what many called a “long-running culture” of racism. The event took place on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020.