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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.
Five albums into their punk project dubbed The Goo Goo Dolls, John Rzeznik and Robby Takac broke through. “Name” was their first big hit, and left some fans complaining that they had gone too mainstream. One fan even sent Rzeznik a letter in 1998 that started “Dear F-----,” which, he told Guitar World, was not the first time he’d been called such an awful name.
The University of Richmond has become the fourth school in Atlantic-10 history to have two A-10 players of the week in the first two weeks of the season.
Editor's note: University of Richmond College Fellows are professors paired with residence halls to develop programs and build bonds with students outside the formal classroom setting. This column is an opportunity for College Fellows to share their experiences and discuss some of the issues — both difficult and light-hearted — that they experience on campus with students at UR.
Nov. 20: Win 76-73 vs. the College of William & Mary
Ever wonder what it’s like to be an international student? What about an international student-athlete? Andre Gustavson, a sophomore on the men’s basketball team, sought international education from Helsinki, Finland.
In the 130th meeting of the Capital Cup, the College of William and Mary Tribe mounted a fourth-quarter comeback and defeated the University of Richmond Spiders 21-15 in overtime in Richmond's final game of the season.
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?
With a win over McNeese State, the Richmond Spiders are now 4-0 for the first time since 1985. The Cowboys, meanwhile, move to 2-5.
Editor’s note: These recommendations do not contain spoilers.
With the arrival of cold weather, holiday drinks have also arrived at 8:15 at Boatwright in time for the holiday season. The three classic flavors of gingerbread, toasted marshmallow and peppermint have returned for the season, and can be paired with a mocha, Americano or hot chocolate. The special holiday drink added to this season’s roster is the spiced brown sugar chai latte.
In response to an increasing demand from employers for data analytics skills, the E. Claiborne Robins School of Business began to offer a new concentration in business analytics in the fall 2019 semester.
Editor's Note: A quote from Williamson was changed to correct an error.
Editor's note: The article has been updated to correct factual errors.
The use of brand ambassadors is a recent way many companies interact and communicate with their audience. Brand “reps” provide a more personal and direct way for brands to spread their message and promote their product. Becoming a brand ambassador is a way to earn an additional income and potentially jump-start a future career with a company. Three University of Richmond students shared their experiences as brand ambassadors.
The University of Richmond women’s basketball team won a thriller against in-state rival the College of William & Mary 76-73 Wednesday night at the Robins Center.
Editor's Note: The Collision is the historically satirical version of The Collegian, appearing as early as the 1930s. The following article is satire and in no way should be viewed as the truth.
After a long week of late-night studying and essay writing, there is nothing like getting a nice meal celebrating the end of it. Being the vibrant city that it is, Richmond is filled with many restaurants with a wide variety of tastes and menus. With the seemingly endless choices and the annoyingly difficult Yelp app, it’s time to find out where University of Richmond students like to spend their Sunday mornings.
Chet’la Sebree was stuck.
Editor's Note: The views expressed are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of University of Richmond Army ROTC, 4th Brigade or Cadet Command.