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One third of new students completed Title IX training

Of VCU’s 8,762 new students, 24 percent of graduate and 33 percent of undergraduate students have completed the mandatory Title IX training by the prize-eligible deadline of Aug. 25.

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RVA born and bread: Sandwich Week stacked high with savings

Five-dollar hoagies, heroes, reubens and burgers beckoned locals inside popular establishments from downtown to the Fan last week during RVA’s annual “Sandwich Week.”

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Cheaper online degrees: “a lofty goal.”

Virginia is considering using online degree programs as a means of potentially making higher education more affordable and convenient, despite experts’ claims that effective implementation will be difficult to achieve.

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RamPantry enters second year on campus, helps alleviate student food insecurity

RamPantry, a student-run food bank established to ensure food security to the VCU community, is celebrating its two-year anniversary this fall.

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Former security guard indicted on manslaughter charge following altercation at VCU pharmacy

A grand jury charged a former LEW & Associates security guard of involuntary manslaughter for an altercation with a 64-year-old man at a VCU Medical Center pharmacy on Aug. 20.

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Shots fired near campus last Monday morning

VCU Police arrested 18-year-old Felix C. Thompson Jr. of Henrico County following reports of shots being fired near the 400 block of N. Harrison Street on Aug. 18.

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A woman uses a virtual reality simulator to experience the potential consequences of texting while driving as part of AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign. Photo Courtesy of Langston Varnadore/AT&T

Virtual reality simulator puts students in the driver’s seat

Students can experience the potential dangers of using a cell phone while driving by sitting inside a virtual reality simulatortomorrow on campus.

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Campus Connector hours change this Saturday

Beginning Saturday, Aug. 29, the Campus Connector will operate 6:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Campus Connector travels from the Monroe Park Campus to the MCV Campus. Students, faculty and staff can ride free with a valid VCUCard.

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