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Blackboard updates to a new aesthetic and social profile

The way most students and faculty communicate outside of their classes will be changing this year as VCU rolls out a revamped version of the Blackboard learning system.

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Students paddle toward success

The cost of six VCU credits in HIST391 and BIOL391? About $2,000. The cost of spending a showerless month paddling 140 miles, backpacking 15 miles and camping along the James River watershed learning from the environment and a 446-page course companion while battling bugs, storms and sore shoulders? Priceless.

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Campus sexual assaults garner national attention

Federal investigation of sexual assaults on college campuses has garnered attention nationwide in recent months, and four Virginia schools are under scrutiny.

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Students drowning in debt across Virginia

While a partisan stalemate over Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-15 trickled along in Richmond this spring, a much more straightforward trend washed over the whole state of Virginia: tuition and fees for state-sponsored institutions increased across the board.

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A city divided from top to Bottom

Matt Leonard Online News Editor For months, the possibility of a new baseball park in Shockoe Bottom has caused a rift through river city. Controversy surrounding the city building a ballpark in Shockoe Bottom began in 2012 with an article in the Richmond Times Dispatch entitled “Time to act: Build a ballpark downtown.” Just two [...]

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