Three students competed for a crown in West Indian Lynk's eighth annual Island Showcase on Friday. Competitors educated the audience and a panel of judges about different West Indian countries through song, dance and poetry. Bria Munnings, president of West Indian Lynk, said the organization largely acts as a support group, but this event is an opportunity for students connected to the West Indies to celebrate and share their culture. Photos by Kayla Solsbak.
Richmond hosts the University Museums’ College Night
The Spiders blew past Northern Iowa Saturday night, as five players scored in double figures to knock off the Panthers, 82-67. Richmond shot 53.6 percent from the floor and hit 13 threes against a team that beat then-No. 1 North Carolina earlier this season and was a five seed in last season's NCAA tournament. Terry Allen scored a game-high 21 points, his fifth 20-point game this year, and added seven rebounds and five steals. T.J. Cline and ShawnDre’ Jones each had seven assists and scored 17 points and 14 points, respectively. All photos by Rayna Mohrmann.
On Monday, Richmond students held a demonstration in The Forum in solidarity with Missouri students. In light of Missouri protests, Richmond students discussed campus culture with President Crutcher and other university leaders on Friday. Photos by Rayna Mohrmann.
Kappa Alpha Order hosted “Walk the Dogs,” a philanthropy event that consisted of Bark, an adoption and rescue program for K-9’s, bringing 10 to 12 dogs to campus on Sunday, Nov. 8, for participants to play with The chapter raised over $11,284 for its national philanthropy, Muscular Dystrophy Association.The previous chairman had created “Walk the Dogs” when he was a freshman, said senior Scott Bowden, one of KA's philanthropy chairman. Bowden and Will Hogge, KA’s other philanthropy chairman, led this year’s event. “The money that is raised at this event will be used to help send kids to our MDA summer camp,” said Danette Hodges, who is an area director for MDA, “so we offer a summer camp experience for children that are between the ages of 6 and 17 that get to attend that camp for free.”At MDA camp, children with neuromuscular disease discover a world created specifically for them as they engage in a variety of activities such as horseback riding, swimming, adaptive sports, arts and crafts and a camp dance, according to information provided by MDA. Additionally, MDA camp enables campers to expand their comfort zones and become independent as they spend a week away from home.By Catherine McTiernan