Continuing the quest for diversity

March 28, 2016

On what seemed to be a typical fall Wednesday at Virginia Commonwealth University, a group of dozens of students gathered in the Compass, just between the Cabell Library and Shafer Dining Court, to voice concerns Read More

#OscarsSoWhite… but what about VCU?

February 15, 2016

The 2016 Academy Awards Ceremony is already marred with controversy due to its bleached pool of nominees(–)but how do the VCUarts Theatre and Cinema departments measure up? The Oscars ceremony has faced criticism due to Read More

President’s diversity forum overflows Salons

November 18, 2015

Students, faculty and staff overflowed Richmond Salons 3 and 4 in the Student Commons on Wednesday, during the president’s hour-long diversity forum. President Michael Rao and a group of collective black students, Black VCU Speaks, opened Read More

Administration responds to Black VCU Speaks

November 16, 2015

A typed manuscript, a functional blueprint for the purposes and precedents this university should serve, is in some ways an eerie call to action from inside the James Cabell Branch Library’s Special Collections and Archives. Read More

October 13, 2015

To the editor: Regarding “Is VCU LGBT Friendly?” in the Sept. 28 edition of the Commonwealth Times, thank you for reporting about VCU’s “Campus Pride Index” results and the university’s ongoing efforts to improve the Read More

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