By Jennifer Lewis Westhampton College '09 I broke down in tears last Sunday night as two of my best friends at the University of Richmond won the most distinguished awards offered at Westhampton College -- the Diamond Award and the Jane Stockman Award.
By Becky Kauffman Westhampton College '10 Maybe Sarah Palin is aware of her gender, but Lex Reynolds (in her article "I'd Choose Sarah Palin Over Rosie the Riveter) is clearly unaware of the facts. I believe Vickey Allen's claim that Sarah Palin "seems unaware of her gender" implies the idea that any woman fully aware of her gender -- and aware of the patriarchy that we live in (look it up before you disagree) -- would lead that woman to be a strong advocate for women's rights (i.e.
By Samantha Ronquest Westhampton College '10 Recently, I was lucky enough to read author and educator Evelyn Lerman's book, "Safer Sex: The New Morality." The inside cover introduction goes like this: "Picture yourself in a group of 1,000 teenage women in the United States.
By Bailey Leuschen Westhampton College '09 Attention all seniors at the University of Richmond and underclassmen/women who value the free dispersal of this senior's accumulated wisdom: I am issuing you a challenge. Whether it has struck you already or whether you are still in denial, our senior and final year at UR is upon us. While for some of us this is a sad truth to acknowledge, I write this opinion article without tears or melancholy.
MELBOURNE, Australia -- So here I am in the land down under, 9,463 miles away from America and eating vegemite sandwiches.
How is it that this school takes such a diverse student body and creates many similar people? I'll be asking this question during the coming weeks in an attempt to analyze the enigma that is the University of Richmond and the limitations of the student experience. First, there is the issue of buildings on this campus geared toward late-night student activities.
By Rasheed Nazeri Richmond College '10 Whether the outcome of the November presidential election comes down to the 13 Electoral College votes of the Commonwealth of Virginia or not, the voters in this state are poised to make history -- and perhaps in more than one way.
By William Stanton Richmond College '09 Saturday afternoon while we were all dressing in various pinks and pastels, while our dates wore high heels and grandmother's pearls, while we were headed to the tailgate to pay homage to Homer Simpson's quip that "Watching stuff is way better than doing stuff," some of our Westhampton women weren't with us.
Hey, let's be fair! By John Calhoun Richmond College '09 Republicans have complained endlessly about Charlie Gibson's unfair treatment of Sarah Palin during a primetime television interview last week.