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Sizzling summer 2015 RVA events

Taylor Thornberg Spectrum Editor Summer in Richmond means hot days and even hotter nights. For students who choose to stay here in the summer, or may be stuck here because of summer classes, there are a myriad of events to stay entertained while everyone else is out of town. Everything from festivals to concerts to […]

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While many students associate research with the science, math and technology fields, two VCUarts students are changing that perception by presenting research in the form of a fashion show Saturday, May 2 at the Middle of Broad storefront.

“Formation” fashion show brings two VCU design students to a new level

While many students associate research with the science, math and technology fields, two VCUarts students are changing that perception by presenting research in the form of a fashion show Saturday, May 2 at the Middle of Broad storefront.

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If they have any desire to graduate, seniors in the VCU Dance department are required to choreograph and organize one graded final piece in lieu of a thesis.

The sheer intensity of the dance senior showcase

If they have any desire to graduate, seniors in the VCU Dance department are required to choreograph and organize one graded final piece in lieu of a thesis.

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The end of the semester means another graduating class of seniors, many of whom have spent four years perfecting their skills in order to better express their vision to the rest of the world.

Visual art seniors show off their stuff in senior shows

The end of the semester means another graduating class of seniors, many of whom have spent four years perfecting their skills in order to better express their vision to the rest of the world.

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Since Panda Express opened its doors, the line of students gathered inside and sometimes outside the restaurant has garnered attention, but another Chinese restaurant on the same street, Panda Garden, quietly closed their doors last week.

Panda Express, Panda Garden and all the Asian restaurants on Grace Street

Since Panda Express opened its doors, the line of students gathered inside and sometimes outside the restaurant has garnered attention, but another Chinese restaurant on the same street, Panda Garden, quietly closed their doors last week.

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Richmond may not always be the greenest city, but the activists living here are attempting to change that. To celebrate Earth Day, organizations on VCU’s campus and throughout the city are holding events to promote sustainability throughout the coming week.

Earth week approaches

Richmond may not always be the greenest city, but the activists living here are attempting to change that. To celebrate Earth Day, organizations on VCU’s campus and throughout the city are holding events to promote sustainability throughout the coming week.

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Once a year in April, we take a day to show the planet some love.

Green Unity Club Brings Sustainability to VCU

Once a year in April, we take a day to show the planet some love.

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In January, 1959, RPI student and future internationally-renowned novelist Tom Robbins warned in his final issue as editor of the student newspaper The Proscript that Mutual Broadcasting veteran sportscaster Bill Stern may have considered Richmond Professional Institute (forerunner of VCU) a breeding ground of communist activity because there was no football team.

Floating to Hawaii in a Martini Shaker: Tom Robbins Graduates from RPI, 1959

In January, 1959, RPI student and future internationally-renowned novelist Tom Robbins warned in his final issue as editor of the student newspaper The Proscript that Mutual Broadcasting veteran sportscaster Bill Stern may have considered Richmond Professional Institute (forerunner of VCU) a breeding ground of communist activity because there was no football team.

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