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
Ohio Governor and Republican Presidential candidate John Kasich took part in a town hall style talk in the Jepson Alumni Center at the University of Richmond, Oct. 5, 2015. Kasich discussed his record as governor, and fielded questions from the audience on topics ranging from leadership to immigration to the federal budget. Photos by Rayna Mohrmann.
Kappa Delta, University of Richmond's newest sorority, welcomed its Alpha class Sunday. Photos of bid night courtesy of Mariah Genis, Jennie Trejo, Michelle Gobar, Jessica Atkins and Mariana Weber
The final race of the UCI 2015 World Road Championships took place today. The race began on the University of Richmond campus and continued through downtown Richmond. Peter Sagan of Slovakia took home gold. Photos by Rayna Mohrmann.
The University Dancers had the opportunity to work closely with choreographer Nathan Trice as he created a premiere dance piece for the dancers’ annual spring concert, Momentum.’Nathan Trice, who is a professional performer and teacher, has worked for major companies, ranging from MOMIX, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Theater, Kevin Iega Jeff, Donald Byrd/The Group and Forces of Nature Dance Company.He then decided to launch his own company, Nathan Trice Rituals, a project-by-project dance theater, which was a platform to explore social, political or aesthetics ideas, he said.Trice’s mission is to serve those who seek the reflective importance of being human through artistic work that examines contemporary and historical dynamics of gender, identity and culture, said Anne Norman Van Gelder, who is the artistic director for University Dancers.Trice, who was in residence for 10 days until Thursday, Sept.17, held intensive rehearsals, in addition to working with as many dancers and students as his work allowed, Gelder said.Photos and Preface by Catherine McTiernan