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Friday, March 01, 2024

Keon Monroe

Student group rallies around library worker fired for misuse of resources

During the summer, supervisors at the Boatwright Memorial Library terminated Joanita Senoga, a librarian who worked as a customer service and night associate. Student librarians, along with alumni and community members are insisting that the decision be reviewed and overturned. Fliers around residence halls, as well as a Facebook group created earlier this semester, claim that Senoga's termination was unjust.

RCSGA presidential candidates debate campus issues

Richmond College Student Government Association presidential candidates Evan Harris and Colin Billings debated on Monday night at The Pier in Tyler Haynes Commons. The debate leads to the Tuesday's election for RCSGA president.

Marriage equality film begins documentary series

A documentary film presented the 2009 battle for same-sex marriage in Maine on Monday night. The screening is part of "Documentaries in the Greek," a film festival sponsored by the University of Richmond chapter of the Roosevelt Institute. "Question One" is a documentary that looks at same-sex marriage from both sides of the fight, said sophomore Erik Lampmann, the president of the group.

Title IX results in changes to sexual misconduct policy

Campus leaders announced a change in sexual misconduct policy on Monday. According to this year's student handbook, the policy was previously defined as, "non-consensual contact of a sexual nature and includes, but is not limited to, sexual assault, rape, harassment, or stalking." Deans Joseph Boehman and Juliette Landphair of Richmond and Westhampton colleges respectively, sent out emails Monday afternoon to students describing a new definition of misconduct. "Violence between those in an intimate relationship, and in some cases hazing" were included as changes to the original definition.

University honors Martin Luther King, Jr. legacy

Readings, dance and song honored Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday afternoon during the university's annual community gathering. The commemoration, Martin Luther King Day, 2012:Dream, Think, Act, was held at 2 p.m.

Preview: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The University of Richmond community will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 2 p.m. tomorrow with a campus-wide gathering at Camp Concert Hall. The day honors the Nobel Prize-winning civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Motionless students symbolize human trafficking

Students froze while walking, tying shoes and checking cell phones this afternoon in an effort to spread awareness about worldwide human trafficking. Students Stopping the Trafficking of People (SSTOP) sponsored the demonstration in honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan.

Program connects military families at basketball game

Military families cheered courtside Sunday at the women's basketball game against the University of Virginia, in an appreciation program that honored the service of armed forces. Fans were asked to donate toiletries to the appreciation-day program, which was sponsored by the Hampton Roads-based nonprofit, Operation Home Front.

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