The Collegian
Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Editorials


Opinion

Letter: Homecoming Weekend

By Carla DeLuca Westhampton College '93 Vice President, Communications for the University of Richmond Alumni Association This weekend many of you will experience the phenomenon that is Homecoming for the first time: Caravans of alumni will meander down Snake Hill, many with (future Spider) offspring in tow. We will begin every conversation with, "When I was a student ..." We will deplete the bookstore's supply of sweatshirts, marvel at the new buildings and take up every parking space we can find. And that's not even the fun part. We are a lot like you, just a bit older.


Opinion

International friendships without leaving UR

Over 20 years ago my family moved to Africa for almost a month. While they were there (before I was born) my dad walked to the local health clinic with a guy from Australia every morning and every morning he looked my dad in the eye and exclaimed with a thick accent, "America!


Opinion

Some 'Ole payback for the Grand 'Ole Party

By Dan Colosimo Richmond '11 In the midst of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, the conservative base has had the same old knee-jerk reaction as years past: outdated and just plain wrong.


Opinion

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.


Opinion

European Wanderlust

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


Opinion

Not "all women" are offended, just feminists

By Becky Kauffman Westhampton '09 In the words of Joe Biden, I don't even know where to start. The fact that almost every country in the world, including America, is a patriarchy is not "subjective." There isn't a single documented matriarchy in history and there are only a handful of argued egalitarian societies ... and the U.S.


Opinion

Try looking for Ms. Right

By Vickey Allen Westhampton College '09 A few Sundays ago I sat in the chapel, wearing my graduation gown, surrounded by my fellow Westhampton seniors and the first-years and transfers, listening to speakers for Proclamation night.