October 2010

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19 Oct 2010

Director Bell Talks About VCU Play

VCU’s Theatre Department presented one of their first plays of the year titled a “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” on Oct. 1st through 10th.

19 Oct 2010

Controversial Westboro Baptist Church Visits VCU

One of the most controversial protesting groups came to Richmond September 26th to again share their religious beliefs. Westboro Baptist Church protesters traveled from Topeka, Kansas to picket at a number of churches in the area and be part of a mock court case at Virginia Commonwealth University.

19 Oct 2010

GRTC Increases Bus Fare

By Talya CunninghamVCU Insight RICHMOND, Va. — For the first time in 17 years, GRTC has increased the bus fare 25 cents. The new price increase went into effect September 19th. Local routes that were previously $1.25 are now $1.50, and commuters must pay $2.00 instead of $1.75.

19 Oct 2010

‘Comicality’ Brings Comics, Humor to VCU

By Danielle Davidson VCU Insight RICHMOND, VA — Making people laugh is the main agenda for Virginia Commonwealth University’s newest magazine. Comicality Magazine combines humor, art and editorials to create a VCU’s one and only comic book. Christine Stoddard and David Fuchs, the co-editors of Comicality, spoke with VCU InSight during an in-studio interview.

19 Oct 2010

Richmond Public Schools All Accredited

The grades are in for the 2009-2010 academic year–it marks the first year that all 46 Richmond Public Schools are fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education.

19 Oct 2010

Former Professor, Poet Levis Remembered

Larry Levis taught poetry in Virginia Commonwealth University’s English Department for six years. While Levis passed away in 1996, he is remembered on the VCU campus this year with the 13th annual Levis reading prize and for the first time ever, a three day conference.

19 Oct 2010

A Sandwich Richmond Can Call Its Own

For decades now people in the Richmond community have found culinary nirvana at the New York Deli in Carytown, thanks in part to a sandwich. It’s called the sailor sandwich and it goes back to some of Richmond’s involvement in WWII.

19 Oct 2010

Drought Takes Toll on VCU Landscape

Extreme heat and rainless forecasts all summer long raised concern among the Grounds Department at Virginia Commonwealth University about its landscape.

12 Oct 2010

Missing VCU Student Likely Suicide, Parents Say

By Morgan SaundersVCU InSight RICHMOND,  Va. — The Virginia Commonwealth University community is still searching for answers about what happened to missing foreign exchange student Jonny Dorey. He was last seen on March 2nd leaving his dorm, the Gladding Residence Center on campus.

12 Oct 2010

2010 Va. Fair Attendance Close To Last Year’s

By Pierce SharpeVCU InSight RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia State Fair officials put this year’s attendance at around 250,000, or very close to released 2009 attendance figures of 247,958. This year was the fair’s second at Meadow Park in Doswell after years at the Richmond Raceway. The move came after increasing demands for space, something Caroline […]