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Friday, February 23, 2024

Rebecca Wilson

Senior to compete in equestrian national championship

After competing in the zone finals, Kristen Bailey has qualified to compete in the national championship of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association May 1 in Harrisburg, Pa. Bailey, a senior and co-president of the University of Richmond Equestrian Team, said she was surprised she had made it so far as to qualify for the national championship.

Global Sounds Concert to be held on Westhampton Green

This spring, the biannual Global Sounds Concert will be held around the fountain on the Westhampton Green with the hope of breaking traditional formal concert boundaries, said Andrew McGraw, director for the concert. The Global Sounds Concert will be at 3 p.m.

Equestrian team to compete in zone finals

Two members of the University of Richmond Equestrian Team will compete in the zone finals competition Sunday, April 6. Kristen Bailey, a senior and co-president of URET, will be competing along with Barbie Savani, a freshman. Bailey said she was happy to be prolonging her time with the team and the regional competition would not be the last time she competed during her time on the team.

No requests made to change name of new admissions building

No requests have gone through the University of Richmond Advancement Office to have the name of the future admissions building changed from Queally Center for Admissions and Career Services, according to Thomas Gutenberger, vice president of advancement. Gutenberger, Richmond College '87, said he was not sure what office would be responsible for receiving such requests, but the Advancement Office would have likely heard of the matter. The new admissions building was designated the Queally Center for Admissions and Career Services following a $10 million donation from Paul and Anne-Marie Queally, both 1986 graduates of the university.

First Q-Summit joins southern youth in queer activism

The first Q-Summit to be held at University of Richmond was a roaring success, and joined over 100 southern youth and queer activists to strategize the future of the LGTBQ movement, according to Wesley Meredith, co-president for Student Alliance for Sexual Diversity. Q-Summit was held on campus March 22, and the scheduled events lasted all day: breakout sessions on narrowed topics in the morning and afternoon; a keynote address from Loan Tr\0x1EA7n, a mixed-race queer storyteller and aspiring educator after lunch; and a Q-Summit After Dark Dance Party at night.

KPMG chairman speaks at fireside chat

After his fireside chat on Tuesday, John B. Veihmeyer, chairman and CEO of KPMG LLP, said the key to picking the right firm to work at came from getting a sense of the organization's culture. KPMG, one of the "Big Four" audit firms, offers audit, tax, consulting and other services to many publicly traded and private companies. "Picking which firm you want to join is like a picking a college," Veihmeyer said.

Paul Queally issues formal apology to the university community

In response to recent controversy over his published remarks and his prior formal statements, Paul Queally contacted The Collegian staff to issue a third statement. Queally wrote: "There is no place or time when insensitive and offensive remarks about sexual preference are appropriate.

Facebook caption stirs controversy of Paul Queally's remarks

The Richmond Promise says it strives for an inclusive university strengthened by a community diverse in race, gender and sexual orientation. Paul Queally's remarks that were recently quoted as "sexist" and "homophobic" in New York Magazine have stirred controversy because of his ties to University of Richmond. Queally, Richmond College '86, is a board of trustees member and significant financial donor to the university. In response to these remarks and a photo caption on his public Facebook page, Paul Queally said "there is a lesson for all of us here." Tuesday, Kevin Roose released his book titled "Young Money," which quoted jokes that Queally shared during a private dinner of Kappa Beta Phi, a secret society made up of high-ranking financial executives. The first reads: "What's the biggest difference between Hillary Clinton and a catfish?

UR Law report: Virginia waterways rank second worst in toxic pollution

Virginia ranks second-worst in the nation for toxic chemical pollution in the state's waterways, according to a recently published report by the University of Richmond School of Law. The report, titled "A Strategy to Protect Virginians from Toxic Chemicals," was first published on the university's website Jan.

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