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Monday, May 20, 2024

Kate MacDonnell

RC men contribute to White Ribbon Campaign

On Monday, Nov. 8, Richmond College associate dean Patrick Benner walked back and forth across the second floor of the Tyler Haynes Commons in a pair of bright red high heels. "They are red pumps so they draw a lot of attention," Benner said.

Women's soccer gets back to basics before A-10s

They start with a warm-up that includes jogging, high knees and stretching, and then they move on to foot drills and scrimmages, all in the blistering Virginia heat that has just begun to subside despite the official change of seasons. The women on the University of Richmond's soccer team have been working hard to prepare for their three coming Atlantic 10 conference games. "The heat makes practices harder," freshman forward Becca Wann said, "but you have to play in it so [you] get used to it." The team's 2-1 victory against the University of North Carolina -- Wilmington on Sept.

Anna Parker receives Goldwater Scholarship

University of Richmond junior Anna Parker was awarded the 2010-2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Of the thousands who applied, Parker, a chemistry major who received honorable mention in last year's Goldwater competition, was one of 278 students to receive the award.

Spider tennis teams prepare for conference championships

The University of Richmond's men's and women's tennis teams will head to the Atlantic 10 Championships with the hopes of winning automatic bids to the NCAA tournament. The women finished their season 5-10 and the men's team finished 11-11, its first season with 10-plus wins since 2005-2006. "Our story is more of a redemptive story," men's head coach Billy Boykin said.

Professor Woody Holton wins 2010 Bancroft Prize

University of Richmond professor Woody Holton won the 2010 Bancroft Prize for his latest book, "Abigail Adams." Holton, an associate professor of history and American studies, is one of three winners of the prestigious award.

Entrepreneurship Club hosts monthly meeting

The University of Richmond Entrepreneurship Club hosted the New Dominion Angels' monthly meeting Monday night at the Robins School of Business. Remo Kommnick, president of the entrepreneurship club, invited New Dominion Angels to network with students and hold its conference on campus. "It's a great opportunity to give to students in terms of real life experience with entrepreneurship finances," Kommnick said.

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