The Collegian
Saturday, May 28, 2022


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American politics, from Europe's point of view

LONDON -- Two weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend a guided tour of Parliament. The building is only open to non-UK residents during the Summer Opening, when Parliament is not in session and the Members are away from Westminster.


Report shows upward trend in civic engagement

By Emma Anderson Collegian Reporter A 2007 community engagement report shows the University of Richmond had a $450 million annual economic impact on the Greater Richmond economy, contributed over 100,000 hours of community service a year and was one of the top 25 private employers in the Greater Richmond area. Yet, the university is looking for ways to make an even greater impact. John McCulla, director of community relations, compiled the report and said the university was on an upward trend for community engagement.


Spider Fund adjusts to economy

Finance students involved with the Student Managed Investment Fund, called SMIF or Spider Fund, are working to adjust investment strategies with $300,000 of the university's endowment. As the Dow Jones industrial average dropped on Wednesday to 9258.10, down 189.01 from the previous day's close, fourteen of the university's top finance students who comprise the Spider Fund are putting their education to use by working to ensure the school's money will survive a volatile stock market and uncertain economy. This portion of the school's estimated $1.6 billion endowment has been in the hands of Spider Fund members for 10 years.


Women's soccer in top third of A-10 standings

Freshman forward Kat Russell's second goal of the season led the University of Richmond women's soccer team to its ninth win of the season, 1-0 over the University of Massachusetts on Sunday afternoon at First Market Stadium. Russell's goal came at the 65th minute when Massachusetts was unable to clear the ball after a Richmond corner kick.


Students design program to end world hunger

A University of Richmond senior has recently embarked on an ambitious endeavor: ending world hunger. Vladimir "Vlado" Hruda designed an online search engine to help end world hunger, which is his way of making the world a better place, he said. The Web site,, was launched Sept.


Wall Street is not the only villain

By Jarrett Dieterle Richmond College '10 A second attempt at a "bailout" plan finally made its way through Congress last week and was signed into law by President Bush.


European Wanderlust

LONDON -- I was amazed the other day while talking to one of my flatmates, Greg, a native Londoner.


Mental Health Awareness Week observed on campus

By Elizabeth Hyman Collegian Reporter If you stopped by the Pier on Tuesday night and watched "A Beautiful Mind," you were helping, if only indirectly, to raise the awareness about mental health disorders. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, a national event that is being brought to the University of Richmond for the first time by student-run organization Active Minds.


Fashion Review: Pins and Needles

Ten Richmond-area indie designers displayed their fashions at an unlikely venue for the Pins and Needles fashion show Friday night. The models walked down a runway constructed straight through the New York Deli in Carytown, and stopped in front of the big glass window before walking back.


Football team plays No. 1 JMU at home on Saturday

Saturday's football game against James Madison University is more than an average in-state rivalry - the two teams will be playing for supremacy among all Colonial Athletic Association and Football Championship Subdivision teams when they meet at 3:30 p.m.