The Collegian
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Emma Anderson

Local Holocaust survivor Alexander Lebenstein speaks to the UR community.

Chaplaincy combats effects of hatred

The devastating effects of hatred consumed Alexander Lebenstein until he got a letter from students in the German town where he grew up, where he was a victim of Kristallnacht in 1938. "The hatred and pain built up over the years ... I lived with the pain of anger for most of my life," Alexander Lebenstein, a Holocaust survivor, told a campus audience Monday. Initially, Lebenstein rejected numerous invitations to return to his hometown of Haltern am See, Germany, because what he endured led him to hate everything German, he said.

Gender and leadership scholar says discrimination still exists

Alice Eagly, a gender and leadership scholar and the department chairwoman of the psychology department at Northwestern University, spoke in the Jepson Alumni Center to a nearly full audience last night. The WILL program and the Jepson School of Leadership Studies brought Eagly to the University of Richmond as part of their Rhetoric and Reality: Race and Gender/Power and Politics speaker series.

Senior Class working to reach its goal for the class gift

As first semester reaches its end, the senior class is still less than halfway to achieving its goal for the class gift. Seniors have racked up 32 percent participation among its members and raised about $18,000, but the class goal is to garner 70 percent participation and raise $35,000. A committee of more than 30 seniors are working to raise the money.

APO hosts senior citizen prom

Alpha Phi Omega, University of Richmond's co-ed service fraternity, will host a night of dancing and conversation for both college students and senior citizens. APO's 15th annual Senior Citizen Prom, themed "A Red Carpet Affair," will take place on Nov.

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