Two Richmond College men and two Westhampton College women, in a drunken foray, climbed to the roof of the Jepson Alumni Center, obstreperously hung out for a half hour, took down an ample banner that read "Welcome Back Alumni," and climbed down with their memento to Crenshaw Way where they were accosted by University Police officers who said they could hear them all the way from the University Forest Apartments during their patrol on homecoming weekend at about 3 a.m.
Dominique Simon, a 2011 Richmond graduate, recounted the following in one of his papers from his days as a sophomore: "I got down to my knees; it would be of no use to try and explain something from my height.
A team of three political science majors won $1,600 for designing a House of Delegates map that placed first in the 2011 Virginia College and University Redistricting Competition. Political science professor Daniel Palazzolo served as faculty adviser and sponsor for the winning team that included Caleb Routhier, Karin Eastby and Andrew Slater. On April 4, Routhier spoke in front of the Privileges and Elections Committee at the Virginia General Assembly where the map was ultimately rejected. "They already had the map they liked and had put 200 hours into, and it had tighter population variance and they refused it on those grounds," Routhier said.
The Octaves, Richmond's only men's a cappella group, performed their 17th annual Spring Fever concert last Saturday in Camp Concert Hall.
The Board of Trustees approved $5 million for construction of a new student activities center, a courtyard and eight non-residential cottages to be completed in time for Homecoming next year during their Feb.