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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Huge turnout anticipated for Flo Rida concert

The University of Richmond Police Department will increase campus security during the Flo Rida concert on Friday night, which is expected to attract a larger crowd than past Pig Roast events, Campus Police Chief David McCoy said. Unlike Pig Roast events in past years, the Flo Rida concert is open to the public.

Spiders lose to UNCW in the first round of the WNIT

The University of Richmond women's basketball team ended its season with a 63-54 loss against University of North Carolina, Wilmington in the Women's National Invitation Tournament last Thursday. "Overall, I think we had a pretty good year," said head coach Michael Shafer.

Professor's departure upsets some students

Lee Carleton, assistant director of the Writing Center and faculty adviser for the Earth Lodge program, is leaving the University of Richmond at the end of this semester, and several students have expressed their frustration with the university's decision to eliminate his position. Carleton has been working as the assistant director of the Writing Center since 2003.

CDC, Alumni Relations merger in July prompts program evaluation

The Office of Alumni and Career Services, formerly known as the Career Development Center and the Office of Alumni Relations, is currently working on a strategic plan to further enhance its services for students and alumni with support from President Edward Ayers, said Joe Testani, associate director of the Office of Alumni and Career Services. The Career Development Center and the Office of Alumni Relations merged into the Office of Alumni and Career Services last July.

Earth Lodge "identity" ensures its survival as adviser departs

Students and faculty have discussed how to maintain the core values of the Earth Lodge program after Lee Carleton, the current adviser for the program, leaves the University of Richmond after this semester, said Andy Gurka, director of living-learning and Roadmap programs. Despite concerns from students that the Earth Lodge program might disappear after Carleton leaves, Gurka said the school never had the intention to eliminate the Earth Lodge program. "The only way that the Earth Lodge will ever go away is that if we didn't have students who were interested in participating in it," Gurka said, "but the interest is high." The Earth Lodge program was started by Carleton in 2005 as one of the first living-learning communities.

Scholars debate Constitutionality of Gitmo

Two legal scholars who practiced in Guantanamo Bay, one as a detainee advocate and another as a prosecutor, confronted each other and presented their contrasting views at the 2009 Allen Chair Symposium, held by the T.C.

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