On Feb. 6, The University of Richmond’s Mortar Board hosted its first President’s Forum since 2020 to address community questions and discuss President Kevin Hallock’s goals and visions for the future.
Earlier this year, the University of Richmond’s Office of the Chaplaincy received a $3 million donation from Alumni Carole and Marcus Weinstein to support the Jewish life programs offered on campus.
A new platform called Fizz is an increasingly popular anonymous app that is toeing the line between strengthening campus community and facilitating bullying.
A man entered Booker Hall and started screaming at the U.S Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the Biden administration’s approval of an oil export terminal, a facility that would increase the nation’s oil export.
The process of altering the general education curriculum has been underway since the committee voted to re-evaluate it in 2021, according to the General Education Committee’s section on the UR website.
“She's gonna get to keep her law license. She's not going to jail. She's not going to the slammer. So she's really getting off pretty easily,” Paschold said.
Republican Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares signed a letter to the Biden Administration, asking to remove international students from university campuses in the U.S. who are in support of “foreign terrorist organizations.”
National First-Generation Week began with a kickoff celebration on the second floor of the Boatwright Memorial Library, which was transformed into a hub of displays, offering students a chance to connect and share their experiences. Attendees engaged in discussions and shared stories all while enjoying snacks and refreshments.
University of Richmond Police Chief Dave McCoy is on a mission: Along with the lifesaving tools like automated external defibrillators that save people from heart attacks and fire extinguishers that put out flames, he wants to have a lifesaving drug that reverses opioid overdose, called naloxone, accessible to every student.
WCGA and RCSGA met this week after both bodies suspended their meetings the week prior.
Another Jewish student who spoke anonymously to The Collegian out of concern for her safety said that Jewish students felt unsafe on campus after the demonstration.
Another change will be the end of “mass emails” regarding the occurrence of bias-related incidents, unless there is a “safety concern,” according to the RCSGA meeting transcript of the information session.
“The message we wanted to give today was that this was a welcoming space for everyone regardless of what faith you belong to,” Muslim and first-year student Noor Ul Ain Kaifee said.
Pro-Palestinian protestors gathered in the University of Richmond Forum on Oct. 25 and were later met with counter-protestors holding the Israeli and Israeli Defense Force flag at the demonstration.