The Collegian
Wednesday, October 05, 2022



(Pictured) Isla Fisher

Ph:Robert Zuckerman

Movie Review: 'Confessions of a Shopaholic'

Grade: C- Starring: Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Krysten Ritter, Joan Cusack, John Goodman, John Lithgow, Kristin Scott Thomas. Moral of the story: You can hide your credit card bills and debt collection notices under a pretty, sparkly sample sale coat.


Shockoe Slip retailers offer discount incentive program

Local retailers in Shockoe Slip are trying to ward off the negative effects of a slow economy by offering various incentives to customers during the next couple of months. During February and March -- months that typically produce the lowest sales figures of the year -- shoppers who spend $100 will receive two free River District Canal Cruises and two $5 lunch vouchers at local restaurants.


Award-winning Irish poet reads Thursday at Weinstein

Some consider poetry a performance art, words that are meant to be heard, not just read. Through the University of Richmond English Department's writers' series, students will get to hear internationally acclaimed Irish poet Vona Groarke read her poetry at 8 p.m.


Ruckus online music service shuts its doors

Ruckus, the online music service available to college students nationwide, has officially shut down. Ruckus was made available to students at the University of Richmond during the spring of 2007 and offered more than two million files for download.

Caroline Vincent, '11, begins a tour around campus for the children

Photo Gallery: Underprivileged children tour campus

Members of the the University of Richmond's DEX business fraternity and the Western Henrico Rotary Club sponsored a campus tour and trip to a men's basketball game on Sunday for children in the community identified by the Tuckahoe YMCA as underprivileged. The YMCA matches the children with organizations, such as the Rotarians, who spend time with the children.


Speaker uses couples to show students the art of kissing

Michael Christian has literally tried every kiss in the book -- his own book, "The Art of Kissing," an international bestseller that has been translated into 19 foreign languages and printed more than 250,000 times worldwide. "I wrote this book to try to improve my sex life, but it didn't work," Christian said to an audience of almost 300 Thursday night in the Pier.


Weinstein Center gives students 'Natural High'

The Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness has increased its focus on its Outdoor Adventure Program this year, providing opportunities for students to participate in healthy recreational activities off campus. Outdoor Adventure includes Natural High adventure trips, the Team Odyssey High Ropes course and outdoor equipment rental.


Movie Review: "Taken"

Overall Grade: C+ Starring: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace. Moral of the story for teenage and college girls: Don't go to dirty, gang-ridden, corrupt Paris for vacation.


Have you heard?

"Moment of Truth" by Gang Starr "People under the stairs" by Acid Raindrops "Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield "Can't Tell Me" by SOJA "Train with No Love" by Andre Nikatina "Daylight" by Aesop Rock "Street Corner" by Masta Killa "AZ" by The Format "Bonafied Lovin" by Chromeo "Ramp" by Scooter Q: What genre of music are you most interested in and how did these interests develop? A: Ever since the '90s I have been interested in hip-hop, listening to the radio and rap CDs on the bus to school as well as after school.