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Friday, February 23, 2024

Kaileigh Connolly

Gottwald observatory and telescope unveiled

The physics department has unveiled the observatory and telescope on the Gottwald Science Center roof donated by University of Richmond trustee emerita Martha Carpenter. Ted Bunn, a physics professor involved with the telescope installation, said the telescope would be available to the wider campus community, not limited to the physics department. "We will use the telescope in classes," he said.

Q&A with Becca Wann

Q: You scored your team-leading 10th goal in the final game against St. Bonaventure; how did that feel? A: It was great knowing that we had just outplayed and beat a team that had beaten Dayton and Charlotte.

Richmond student governments discussing safety, blue lights

University of Richmond student governments are addressing campus safety issues in the wake of the assaults reported on campus during the first weeks of the semester. The university provides emergency phones, which connect directly to the police dispatcher, in several places around campus.

Pests in dorms and apartments peeve students

Waking up in the middle of the night, flicking on the light and finding a centipede crawling along the dorm room wall is not something most University of Richmond students expect. Senior Lauren Trueax found herself one night with just such a centipede problem in her North Court single.

Students present summer research

University of Richmond students presented their summer research this afternoon in Gottwald during the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Symposium. The poster session, which took place from 3 p.m.

Apartment residents mixed on composting

Senior Megan Venable sat at her kitchen table framed by rope lights hung around the walls, excited to talk about a set of wooden bins located next to the 1900 block of the University Forest Apartments. The bins house the compost project URot, which was started last year by GreenUR.

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