What do you want to be when you grow up?
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What do you want to be when you grow up?
Among the hustle and bustle of construction consuming Sarah Brunet Hall, a cozy corner of the building remains a source of consistency for students at the University of Richmond. This is the Center for Awareness, Response and Education, an office dedicated to preventing violence on campus, educating students and faculty about prevention methods and cultivating a culture of safety for everyone at UR.
When senior Ayele d’Almeida had a class project earlier this semester, she didn’t write an essay or make a presentation to complete the assignment. Instead, she and two teammates went to Goodwill, bought pillows, blankets and other living room essentials and set the items up in the University Forum.
Savannah Del Cid really wants a job that does not exist ... yet.
In the late summer of 1973, Edward Ayers sat nervously waiting for the chairman of the American studies graduate program at Yale University. Ayers, then 20, had been sure he didn’t belong there. He had shown up unannounced with nothing but a sense that he wanted to be like Tom Wolfe or Richard Marius, and that Yale was apparently the place to be. He looked as though he had spent the past three months living in a car, which he had. He was working for a traveling carnival. His job was to load passengers onto the double Ferris wheel for 12 hours a day. He hadn’t had a haircut in months. A group of Yale boys in blazers told him he looked like Huckleberry Finn. He thought he looked like Neil Young.
The holiday season is for spending quality time with loved ones, reflecting on all that you’re thankful for and, typically, eating the best meals you’ll have all year. So, what’s on the menu for students who remain on campus over Thanksgiving or winter break?
Charlotte Boye-Christensen is a professionally trained dancer and contemporary choreographer who creates interdisciplinary, site-specific pieces. She has traveled the world showcasing her pieces for her company, NOW-ID, where she is the artistic director.
“The scariest thing about them is that they weren’t monsters. They were just people.”
A collaborative arts course is being taught for the first time this spring to commemorate the University of Richmond’s institutional history. The class is part of a series of new courses being offered that is connected to the goals of the Making Excellence Inclusive report.
Like any other University of Richmond student in desperate need of a caffeine fix, senior Hannah Campbell waited at the register in 8:15 at Boatwright, ready to order her usual black coffee.
I’m just doing my best to break down the nonsense, playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins told his audience Friday night in Camp Concert Hall of the Modlin Center for the Arts.
Senior Dan Kunath grew up around stock-car racing. Back in his hometown in Raleigh, North Carolina, locals would build their own stock cars and race them on small quarter-mile tracks. Being able to go to an actual NASCAR race with professional stock cars was a treat, Kunath said.
A picture of a ham and cheese sandwich sparked heated discussion recently in Free Food at UR, a more than 800-member GroupMe for students to share information about free food available on campus.
Menstrual products were made available in certain women's bathrooms on campus starting this semester due to an initiative from Planned Parenthood Generation Action.
Editor's Note: The views expressed by the cadets in this article are their own and do not reflect those of the University of Richmond ROTC program, 4th Brigade or Cadet Command.
From an early age, Jackson Knox understood the universal impact education has on communities. Going to eight different schools on three different continents, Knox watched as his mother taught students across the globe.
Joanna Drell, the new chair for the University of Richmond history department, sits in her office in the basement of Ryland Hall. Just outside, a small mountain of medieval textbooks lies scattered on a table – excess books that she and the rest of the history department need to get rid of before the end of the semester.
Editor's Note: The Collegian does not name victims of crimes without their permission.
We all know WebstUR -- our fuzzy, energetic, eight-legged mascot who can be found riling up the crowd on game day or welcoming prospective students on campus visits. We know that WebstUR is a symbol of school spirit and One Richmond. But what do we know about the people inside the suit?
Thad Williamson’s passion for creating social change and advocacy to improve the city of Richmond has always shown through in his classroom. Now, the University of Richmond professor and civic activist is running for the 5th District seat on the Richmond City Council.