February 2011

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22 Feb 2011

Doing Valentine’s Day On A Budget

Valentine’s Day can be a dreaded holiday by many, but it doesn’t have to be all about diamonds, 5-star restaurants, and expensive champagne. According to the National Retail Federation, the average person will spend $116 on the romantic holiday.

22 Feb 2011

VCU Competes in RecycleMania

The battle is on between colleges around the country to see who can come out on top. However, this competition is different than others.
Trash cans and recycle bins will serve as the playing field for RecycleMania. RecycleMania is ten week nationwide competition to see which school can recycle the most.

22 Feb 2011

InSight Talk RecycleMania with VCU Recycling

Virginia Commonwealth University is competing in a 10 week competition with other schools across the country to see which school can recycle the most.

22 Feb 2011

VCU Names First Ever ‘Ultimate Ram’

John Jay Schwartz has been named Virginia Commonwealth University’s “Ultimate Ram.”

22 Feb 2011

‘Ultimate Ram’ Talks About Winning Contest, VCU History

VCU named John Jay Schwartz as the “Ultimate Ram” Jan. 29 during the school’s homecoming basketball game against the University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

22 Feb 2011

‘Rams Day On The Hill’ Gets Students, Legislators Talking

For the fifth year in a row, Virginia Commonwealth University students lobbied Virginia legislators in the General Assembly with “Rams Day on the Hill.”

22 Feb 2011

Fan District Proposes Weekend Parking In VCU Decks

Richmond’s Fan District Association is proposing that area residents who are already affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University be allowed to receive permits to park in campus deck on weekends.

22 Feb 2011

Bone Marrow Program Visits Campus, Says Diverse Doners Needed

The Be the Match Foundation visited the Virginia Commonwealth University campus in late January to teach students, especially minorities, about getting on a national bone marrow donation registry.

21 Feb 2011

Gender Studies Department Holds Spring Art Show

The Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at VCU has opened its doors for its spring art show. It features artwork from 20 students, faculty and other local and national artists.

20 Feb 2011

Cary St. Gym Program Focuses On Keeping Resolutions

Research in the Journal of Clinical Psychology says about half of us make them, but six months later, only half of those people are sticking to them: New Year’s resolutions.