The Collegian
Sunday, December 10, 2023



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.


After 19 years, the Crowes are still rockin'

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.


A Day in the Life of: A Post Office Employee

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.


Have You Heard?

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.