No member of The Black Crowes shaved before the band's show in downtown Richmond on Tuesday at the National. The southern rock band, spearheaded by brothers Chris and Rich Robinson from Marietta, Ga., appeared before a full crowd looking like refugees from the early '90s, the era of Seattle grunge-rock.
The campus post office was bustling on Monday, with students buying 42 cent stamps to submit their voter registrations before the deadline. "At first I couldn't figure out why it was so busy," post office employee Michael Hootman said, "but then I realized the date.
Junior Matt Trent is a pitcher for Richmond's baseball team and listens to music that puts him in game mode. Whether he is working out or listening for leisure, Trent typically plays rap, R&B, hip-hop and country, but said his music collection was really a mix of everything.
"Pradeep, because he is always raging in 504." -- Sophie McMaster, senior "Mary Middleton, because of her oral life lessons." -- Mike Collins, sophomore "Miss Ethel, because she makes eating at D-Hall seem a lot better than it actually is." -- Katie Sunderman, junior "Tom Arnold." -- Ricky Rudolph, senior "Ashley Cyburt, because she supports me." --Alaina Melichar, senior "The guy who delivers the mail and says 'Have a blessed day.'" --Julian Kurland, senior
By Kate Foss Collegian Reporter University of Richmond senior Laura Musser worked to create programs for English-as-a-second-language for school children while interning in Cambodia for seven weeks this summer. She was an intern for Caring for Cambodia, an organization that raises money for education programs there.
If the University of Richmond had a Gossip Girl, it would probably be Charlie Kline. Not only does he know what movie is playing at The Pier, who is looking for a babysitter and where apartments are for rent, he also may know what you did last weekend, where you bought your shirt and why you broke up. Tucked behind the blue counter of the Campus Activities Desk, located at the valve of our campus' aortic Commons, Charlie is unintentionally the C of many A and B conversations. "I hear some random, random bits of conversation," he said.
This week librarians Betty Dickie and Catherine Clements posted the most frequently challenged books of 2007 on signs in front of Boatwright Memorial Library to remind students that they should celebrate their freedom to read and to ensure that such freedoms are safegaurded by practicing their rights and voting in the coming election. The most frequently challenged book of 2007 was "And Tango Makes Three," by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell. The 10 Most Frequently Challenged Authors of 2007: 1.
"Soul to Squeeze" -- Red Hot Chili Peppers "Only God Can Judge Me" -- Tupac Shakur "Changes" -- Tupac Shakur "The Love of My Life" -- The Roots "I Could Have Lied" -- Red Hot Chili Peppers "Seed 2.0" -- The Roots "Rolling Sly Stone" -- Red Hot Chili Peppers "Bottom of the Map" -- Young Jeezy "Atliens" -- Outkast "The Next Movement" -- The Roots Sophomore Alex Gold's passion for hip-hop music started about eight years ago when he first heard Tupac's Shakur's song "Changes." This song helped Gold through difficult times, he said, and he has made it his goal to help people by providing them with inspirational lyrics as Tupac had done for him. He started recording songs under the name Real1ty about two years ago and has between 21 and 25 songs out right now, he said. Earlier this week, Gold's music was released on the "Coast to Coast 50" mix tape.
The Sigma Chi brothers at the University of Richmond are using a portion of their funds to construct a home in Richmond for Jarneshia, the single mother of Jaden, a 7-year-old boy with Autism. Sigma Chi brothers are encouraging students to join in the construction through a project that they collaboratively organized, "Hammer It Home." Although Sigma Chi's national philanthropy is the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the brothers at Richmond decided to get involved with this project when they received an outside donation and wanted to put it toward something worthwhile, Philanthropy Chairman Chris Genualdi, a senior, said. "Instead of putting the money toward lodge parties and booze we wanted to do something good," he said.
For six seasons, Americans have tuned in to NBC's reality show "The Biggest Loser," a weight-loss competition whose winner receives $250,000. The show's sixth season, which is currently airing, documents the struggles and sweat of eight teams, each made up of two family members. But, when the new season began airing on Sept.
"Who's next?" she calls as you step up to the plate. "I'll have the turkey sandwich with BBQ Baked Lays, two strawberry yogurts, a veggie tray, a large Powerade and an oatmeal cup," you say as she punches the color-coded buttons, the balance rises, the Spidercard is swiped (twice) with a "How you doin' today?" punctuated by the one-handed wave of a paper bag, and before you can answer, she's off... "Did she get all that?" you wonder as you watch her glide through the aluminum galley.
By Elizabeth Hyman Collegian Reporter Try not to bounce your leg in time to the music at a Cherryholmes concert. The bluegrass band, made up of Jere and Sandy Cherryholmes and four of their children, Cia, B.J., Skip and Molly, performed to a packed Camp Concert Hall Sunday night. From the moment they began their opener, "Don't Believe," the title song from their coming album release on Sept.