The Collegian
Monday, August 03, 2020

Amanda Minnitte


Richmond overcomes slow start to defeat Lancers, 71-61

Richmond guard Kris King's jump shot at the end of the first half put the Spiders ahead for the first time; the team didn't trail for the rest of the game. The game started with a quick turnover by the Spiders, which foreshadowed the first half, as they had nine total during the period. Senior Rachael Bilney finished with the most points for the Spiders at 19, 13 of which came in the first half.

Transgender violence memorial tree transplanted to campus

The week before fall break, the commemorative tree for the Transgender Day of Remembrance was transplanted from the Gay Community Center of Richmond, which is located downtown, to the University of Richmond campus. Before the transplant, the tree had been planted outside of the community center in remembrance of those who had lost their lives to transgender violence, said Erik Lampmann, co-facilitator of the Student Alliance for Sexual Diversity (SASD) and an LGBTQ student coordinator with the office of the Common Ground. There is also a commemoration every year on Nov.

Hurricane Sandy affects students' hometowns

Although the University of Richmond campus was largely unaffected by hurricane Sandy, many students' homes were devastated by the storm. Senior Susie Zemcik said she was happy that the hurricane had not made much of an impact in Richmond, but that her family on the north shore of Long Island had been affected. "There were many fallen trees in my neighborhood and downed power lines [in Long Island]," Zemcik said.

Hoyle named one of America's Favorite Professors

Bloomberg Businessweek named University of Richmond accounting professor Joe Hoyle one of America's favorite professors in September, based on a student survey it conducted. Bloomberg Businessweek first recognized Hoyle in 2006 as a favorite professor.

Jessica Lang dance company returns to Richmond

The Jessica Lang dance company returned to the University of Richmond on Friday to perform for an almost packed house of community members and students in the Alice Jepson Theater. The dancers performed six pieces set to different musical scores and mixed with a variety of props from wooden blocks to long lengths of fabric. Students in all dance classes and some theater classes were required to see the performance.

Jermaine Massenburg: Three decades and counting

For almost 31 years, longer than any undergraduate student has been alive, Jermaine Massenburg has been cleaning and maintaining the campus buildings. Massenburg has lived in Richmond her entire life and has been caring for the buildings on campus since 1981.

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