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Friday, June 21, 2024

Meghan Cummings

Matt Logan crowned as Mr. Richmond 2014

Matt Logan, a sophomore in Sigma Phi Epsilon, won the title of Mr. Richmond 2014 after walking the runway in his fraternity shirt, playing the guitar, singing a mash up of three music hits and sharing his life motto. "I was really happy to have won," Logan said.

Faculty Athletic Committee report shows academic growth

The Faculty Athletic Committee released a report this month that included a student-athlete fall 2013 academic report, an updated concussion awareness letter and information about a pending student-athlete satisfaction survey. The fall 2013 academic report documents the second-best student-athlete fall grade point average on record of 3.12, following fall 2012 in the top spot.

Body acceptance class to start this spring

Westhampton College women will have the chance to be part of the university's first body acceptance class starting this spring to fight body dissatisfaction and the pressures surrounding young women to pursue an unattainable, unhealthy body. Two Counseling and Psychological Services staff members, Jan McMillan, licensed professional counselor, and Charlynn Small, licensed psychologist, are on the CAPS eating disorders team and have worked to develop the class.

Virginia's same-sex marriage ban overturned

A federal judge overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban Feb. 13, and declared it unconstitutional as the South's most powerful legal reversal of restrictive marriage rights to date. "Our Constitution declares that 'all men are created equal,'" wrote U.S.

Unigo ranks Richmond the No. 10 most wired campus

University of Richmond was recently ranked the 10th most wired campus in the nation, according to Unigo, a college guide website. "Everyone was happy to see the university recognized for its robust technology environment in support of teaching and learning," Kevin Creamer, director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology, wrote in an email. Several factors were considered in the ranking, most addressing the accessibility of computers and Internet to students.

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