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On merit and record alone, Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process to the Supreme Court should have been a relatively easy one. And as long as the allegations against him continue to be unsubstantiated, he must be confirmed as the 114th justice of the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was called to testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday to account for one of several sexual assault allegations against him.
Editor's note: This opinion piece was updated to include information about policies regarding fraternity events without alcohol.
At the core of all lessons in the University of Richmond journalism department is one central goal: to teach storytelling. And so, as students of this fine department, the members of The Collegian Editorial Board have a story to tell. It is the story of a small number of professors who relentlessly pursue the best out of their students. It is the story of how that department’s strengths have created an unsustainable demand. And it is the story of why we feel the department desperately needs a fifth full-time professor position. Read on for our collective stories, and sign the petition for a new professor here.
The proposed Equal Rights Amendment has a storied history in America. It has, at times, been through brutal political wars, and has seen resistance from prominent women’s groups.
Hello, University of Richmond students!
Turmoil, protest and a sea of partisan divide. That is the image most of the country gets of political discourse on college campuses nowadays.
Some of the most polarizing debates of the last few weeks came from an unlikely source – when rapper Kanye West thrust himself into the spotlight with an avalanche of political tweets.
On Tuesday, April 11, I attended the University of Richmond’s annual Take Back the Night event. A recurring theme in the stories of the survivors who were moved to speak was that of virginity.
The setting: political geography class. The assignment: discuss the literature of Ta-Nehisi Coates in groups, responding to questions such as “What would you ask the author?” The issue: a white female classmate, clearly curious on some more nuanced aspects of Coates' life as a black man, stutters, stammers and ultimately silences herself as she tries to qualify her statements in the name of not sounding racist or privileged.
The end of the semester always brings a whirlwind of anxiety for students and faculty alike. Both are caught in different cycles of grade inflation that seem to be getting worse all the time.
Apartment housing deadlines at the University of Richmond need to be revised to provide for more flexibility. As a rising senior at UR, I have noticed that the on-campus apartments are something many students plan for since their freshman year.
I chose to attend the University of Richmond after spending the night with several multicultural students as part of the admission department’s A Night to See, Witness, and Experience Richmond program, more commonly known as ANSWER.
The University of Richmond updated its website near the end of the fall semester as part of an ongoing process to increase transparency of Title IX policies and campus resources. Despite the increased internal transparency, the website fails to effectively communicate information about the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses. Instead, it protects UR business interests, hindering sexual assault education and prevention.
New year, new me, new cultural appropriation?
“If I get the money out of the bank later, can you just buy it for me today?” a boy of about 16 asked his father.
Dear Paul Queally,
Mental illness becoming synonymous with mass shootings is an issue. Not all cases of mental illnesses result in mass shootings or suicide. Although many people have stated the need for more funding and research into helping those with mental illnesses, which is definitely necessary, it should not be the result of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU, erupted in 2008 with the release of “Iron Man,” audiences have become accustomed to the massive scale that the MCU employs with each of its movies. Moreover, audiences have grown attached and familiar with characters such as Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the Hulk. Each of these characters bring something unique to the MCU, but there isn’t a great deal of diversity with their corresponding films considering each of these characters are white males that receive most of the screen time. Although there is some diversity with characters such as Black Widow, Scarlet Witch and the Falcon, they are primarily used as secondary characters. Until now.