The Collegian
Sunday, August 09, 2020

Scott Himelein


Collaborative effort produces new Octaves album, "Ricochet"

University of Richmond a cappella group The Octaves' recently released 11th album, "Ricochet," is a collaborative divergence of genres, voice and high-grade studio production, group members said. "Ricochet represents a bounce back into the mainstream of a cappella for us," sophomore member Chase Brightwell said.

Federal Reserve Bank President offers solutions at Richmond

The President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond spoke at the University of Richmond Tuesday and offered a financial solution to one of the United States' largest economic problems. Jeffrey Lacker, president since 2004, suggested that resolution planning is the best possible solution for financial markets to end the problem and phenomenon known as "Too Big to Fail." He offered the solution in a speech at a Global Society of Fellows conference titled "When Public Investment is No Longer an Oxymoron: Fiscal Policy in Liquidity Trap Conditions," held in the Alice Haynes Room in the Tyler Haynes Commons.

Economics professor's dedication unscathed by cancer

Professor David Dean had never missed a class in 25 years of teaching. Every first day of Principles of Microeconomics, he has told his students to plan to never miss class, because he never would. For freshman Spencer Crouch, that had been the benefit of having Dean as a professor during the fall of 2012.

Cigarette butt causes brush fire outside Robins Hall

A cigarette butt caused the brush fire that forced Robins Hall residents to evacuate on Monday night, said Beth Simonds, university police captain. "The cigarette ignited a fire in the mulch pile between Robins Hall and the admissions office," Simonds said.

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