On Friday, to commemorate #JUNETEENTH and the ongoing uprisings, the Richmond branch of the Sunrise Movement hung a large flag showing what they believe a redesigned state flag should depict. The unveiling occurred at Robert E. Lee bridge, which spans over a river, at 5:30 a.m. and was removed by Richmond Police later on Friday, said photographer Robbie Pitts. Photo One: Robbie Pitts Photo Two: Vijay Iyer
Part two of Beneath the Surface: Segregation at UR is now on The Collegian’s website, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Podbean. This episode dives into students’ responses to racism on campus since January, Greek Life and potential solutions to make UR more inclusive.
Beneath the Surface: Segregation at UR, Part One is now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Podbean and The Collegian’s website. Princeton Review ranked UR as fourth out of 385 universities in the U.S. for having little race and class interaction. Hear UR community members’ perspectives on this matter in Beneath the Surface’s inaugural podcast. Part Two will be released next week.
During these times, one thing is for certain: The Collegian will actively report on discrimination and hate that affects our campus, no matter what. To read our letter, click the link in our bio.
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University of Richmond President Ronald Crutcher, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer David Hale and Executive Vice President and Provost Jeffrey Legro will take a 10% salary reduction for the 2021 fiscal year, according to an April 9 email Hale and Legro sent to faculty and staff that was obtained by The Collegian. Click the link in our bio to read more!
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For the 343 University of Richmond students from New York, the COVID-19 pandemic brings dire consequences and comparisons to 9/11. Click the link in our bio to read more!
The Richmond College Student Government Association (RCSGA) and the Westhampton College Government Association (WCGA) digitally proceeded with their student government elections despite the University of Richmond’s decision to shift to remote instruction. Visit our website to read more!