The Collegian
Friday, August 07, 2020

Sarah Bowers


Lodges amend policy, limit number of registrations

The revised lodge policy, which requires attendees to register by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday for any lodge party occurring that weekend, will now limit the number of lodge parties students can register to attend to two. "I was hoping that people would only sign up for that which they would go to," said Alison Bartel Keller, director of Greek life.

Organizations decorate golf carts for Homecoming

Student organization members decorated golf carts in the University Forum on Oct. 21, and Oct. 22, to represent their student organizations in a Homecoming golf cart parade. The golf cart decorating contest and parade, sponsored by the unifying events committee, guaranteed golf carts to the first 20 students organizations who registered to participate, according to the general contest rules.

Health center staff launches flu campaign

Members of the University of Richmond's Student Health Center have launched "Shake the Flu," a campaign to encourage students to get flu vaccinations and avoid being diagnosed with the flu this flu season. Flu vaccinations will be available between 11 a.m.

Alcohol assistance policy protects students

The University of Richmond's Medical Assistance and Responsible Action Protocol protects students from getting in trouble for incurring or reporting alcohol-related illnesses. Any student who receives emergency medical attention related to alcohol consumption will not be charged with a violation of the University Alcohol Policy provided the student meets with his or respective dean to discuss the incident and completes any required alcohol education policy prescribed by the dean's office, according to the policy. Any student(s) who assists a student requiring medical attention related to alcohol consumption will not be charged with a violation of the University Alcohol Policy provided the student(s) are the first to contact emergency medical services, remain with the student in need of medical treatment and cooperate with emergency responders and meet with a university official for follow up, according to the policy. Joe Boehman, Richmond College dean, said the policy had been formally enacted in Spring 2010 and printed in student handbooks in Fall 2010.

ROTC visits nursing homes, honors veterans

The University of Richmond's Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) is honoring Veterans Day by visiting veterans in a local nursing home and presenting the colors at the School of Law's Veterans Day Ceremony and at the first basketball game against The Citadel, which is also military appreciation night. Sophomore ROTC cadet Colin Billings said he had a new appreciation for veterans and what they had done and realized the serious commitment he had made to serve in the armed forces after graduation. "Last year, I don't remember participating in any events," Billings said.

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