Richmonders speak against police brutality

On Sunday, August 17, one soft-spoken poet led a group of more than 200 people from Monroe Park to the steps of the John Marshall court building in a rally called “Operation: Injustice (We Stand with Ferguson).”

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No justice. No peace.

As Michael Brown’s body turned cold on the pavement in Ferguson, Missouri last week, my “ifs” turned to “whens:” “When I lose a friend to violence,” “When I get pulled over by a police officer,” “When I feel the barrel:” Who will arbitrate justice for me?

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Weber suspended indefinitely

Senior guard Briante Weber has been suspended indefinitely from the VCU men’s basketball team for what school officials are calling a violation of team rules and the university’s Code of Student Conduct.

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VCU students rally against Ferguson’s “war zone”

Two rallies will take place in the VCU area in response to the death of an unarmed Michael Brown, shot Saturday by an unnamed Ferguson PD officer.

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Wal-Mart graces VCU with pilot program

VCU announced Wednesday morning that Wal-Mart would be coming to campus.

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Ban on gay marriage overruled

Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage was found to be unconstitutional by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond on Monday.

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VCU Medical Center named best hospital in the city

The 2014 U.S. News & World Report has ranked the VCU Medical Center as the best hospital in the Richmond area.

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Students protest conflict in Gaza

VCU students showed their solidarity with Palestine on Monday, asking for an end to the countries conflict with Israel via protest signs.

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