Why we stand with Black lives

August 22, 2016

If America’s violent summer should have reminded us of anything, it’s that the struggle for Black justice and dignity and fundamental fairness under the law is ongoing. This is not new. This began long before George Read More

The Clintons are wrong on Black Lives Matter

April 12, 2016

Staff Editorial Last week, former U.S. President Bill Clinton lost his temper with a group of Black Lives Matter protestors while on the campaign trail for his wife and current presidential hopeful Hillary, supporting her Read More

Goodbye, Greg

January 25, 2016

Below, four generations of CT Executive Editors bid their farewells to Gregory Osina Weatherford, known by many as an award-winning journalist and editor, the Director of the VCU Student Media Center at 817 W. Broad Read More

Staff sign-off: Matt Leonard

December 6, 2015

As a transfer student I came to Richmond knowing just one person on campus — my cousin. Similarly, when I came to VCU five semesters ago there was just one organization that I wanted to Read More

Staff sign-off: Meg Dermody

December 6, 2015

When I transferred to VCU, I was lucky enough to have a safety net in place already. My dear friend Mechelle Hankerson was heading into her final semester of undergrad, and was happy to be Read More

Staff sign-off: Anya Shcherbakova

December 6, 2015

In August, throughout the week prefacing the onslaught of this semester, Anya Shcherbakova and I put together the first issue of the CT. It was a harrowing experience. The ugly process consumed the better part Read More

Issues with race, system highlighted in S.C.

November 2, 2015

Staff Editorial Spring Valley’s Rosa Parks Last week, at Spring Valley high school in Columbia, S.C., an assistant football coach and school resource officer flipped a student’s desk, gripped her arm and leg and threw Read More

Richmond isn’t prepared for the World

September 18, 2015

With the exception of public relations specialists and the VCU administrators pumping out emails regarding this “unique opportunity” to “showcase our global, urban, public research university and its premier academic medical center,” it seems very few Richmonders are genuinely excited for the brouhaha just five days away. Read More