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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Kristy Burkhardt

State of the Union 2011

Missed Obama's State of the Union address? Here are the cliffnotes: DECLARES "SPUTNIK MOMENT" "This is our generation's Sputnik moment.

Manslations and chick-chatting: Understanding the opposite sex

If you made a resolution this year to start dating someone so your grandfather would stop whispering at family gatherings that you don't have much longer to settle down before your mid-section starts to resemble a sack of potatoes, fear no more. Understanding the culture of dating and communicating with the opposite sex can be as challenging as remembering to wear a bra.

Students find jobs, stay in Richmond after graduation

Senior Katie Der predicted since she was a freshman that she would leave her hometown of Chester, Va., after graduation and relocate to New York City - until recently, she said. After spending the past two summers interning in New York, Der said she had decided to consider staying in Richmond more seriously. "I could be in New York with a $30,000 salary, living in a hole-in-the-wall or stay in Richmond, living in a nice apartment in the Fan with a much higher quality of life," Der said. Richmond, New York and Washington, D.C., are the three main cities where Richmond graduates start their careers, said Joe Testani, associate director of the Career Development Center.

Former president Heilman revisits war zone

"If something happens today, do you want to us to resuscitate?" That was the question posed to almost a dozen World War II veterans as they boarded a cargo plane to revisit the black-sand beaches where they had landed under fire from Japanese forces 65 years ago. University of Richmond Chancellor E.

E! True Hollywood story: Kri$ty and Mystic Orchard

This is the incendiary tale of a couple of average Richmond kids, trying to come to grips with success ... who come up short, with nothing to show for themselves but a tale that begs to be told. 5:00 p.m.: This is the time I'm supposed to arrive on the set on Friday with Julia Pepe, WC '11, to co-star in our first feature film with Katherine Heigl. Well, when I said "co-star," I meant we were extras.

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