The Collegian
Friday, May 24, 2024



Haunted Richmond

Read about the spooky spots in Richmond! Church Hill Tunnel - In 1925 The Church Hill Train Tunnel was reopened after being closed because of deaths in 1877.


Milton dusk until dawn

By Emma Anderson Collegian Reporter Seven students spent their Saturday night reciting Milton's "Paradise Lost," and one student said it was unlike anything he'd done before. Louis Schwartz, associate professor of English, began the reading at 7:45 p.m.


Magnolia's bistro comes to Village

Magnolia's, a new wine bar and bistro opening soon in the Village Shopping Center, will provide an atmosphere for people to learn about wine while enjoying good, simple food. The new 45-to-60-seat bistro is the sister restaurant to Village Fine Wine and Cigar.


Question of the Week: What is your favorite thing about Halloween?

"Candy corn." --Erin Landers, junior "Respectfully clothed women and neck-high bust lines." --Andrew Werner, senior "Having an excuse to look like an idiot." --Julia Pepe, sophomore "Hocus Pocus." --Jake Johnson, senior "Haunted houses." -- Rachel Liffmann, sophomore "Girls in costumes apple bobbing." --Lamarc Comrie, junior and JT Walsh, sophomore Contact Collegian Staff member Jessica Murray at jessica.murray@richmond.eduor Staff member Emily Viviani at

Homecoming King  Keon Piper and Queen ???

Photo Gallery: Homecoming 2008

The University of Richmond celebrated homecoming the weekend of Oct. 24-26. The No. 9 Spiders football team shut down the Georgetown University Hoyas 48-0, a game during which seniors Keon Piper and Rachel Chikowski were crowed homecoming king and queen. Contact staff photographers Dan Petty and Jeff Bardsley at and


The "Lion of Zimbabwe" comes to Modlin Center

Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited play Chimurenga music, a musical style that was born out of the struggle to gain independence faced by the people of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Mapfumo founded and popularized the musical style, which he performs with the Blacks Unlimited. Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited are coming to Camp Concert Hall in the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m.


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.


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.

Kara Logan observes the Clothesline Project

Students spread domestic violence awareness

By Kate Foss Collegian Reporter The University of Richmond, along with other Richmond-based agencies, is hosting special events to address the impact of domestic abuse on the Commonwealth of Virginia after Gov.