April 2011

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26 Apr 2011

VCU Welcomed Back Alumni in April

By Kate DolphinVCU InSight RICHMOND, Va.- April was the second annual VCU Alumni Month, which welcomed back alumni from both the MCV and Monroe Park campuses. The month is based on the reunion weekend, which used to be the only event for VCU alumni. The VCU Alumni Association hosted a variety events including an alumni […]

26 Apr 2011

Students and Alumni Celebrate Final Four Run

At the start of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, analysts looked at Virginia Commonwealth University as if they didn’t deserve to be there. Yet they proved the critics wrong with an their improbable run.

26 Apr 2011

Rams Look Back at Historic Basketball Season

The 2010-2011 season for VCU Men’s Basketball was a season that no one will ever forget. It was also a season that featured many ups and downs.

26 Apr 2011

Richmonders Attend 28th Annual Chili Cook-Off

Richmond radio station 102.1 the X held the 28th annual Richmond Chili Cook-Off at the Richmond International Speedway on April 16. Even with rain on the forecast, about 15,000 people came out for music, beer, and of course, chili.

26 Apr 2011

AD Talks About VCU Athletics

VCU Athletics has soared to new heights since 2006, including the recent run to the Final Four, and there’s one man who’s behind it all. Norwood Teague was hired as VCU’s Dir. of Athletics in 2006 and under his watch, the Rams continue to add more to their trophy case.

26 Apr 2011

Rapper Adds “Author” to Résumé

A Virginia rapper adds a new occupation to his résumé: author. Malice from the rap duo Clipse visited VCU on April 11 to promote his new book, “Wretched, Pitiful, Poor, Blind and Naked.”

26 Apr 2011

Students Discuss Alcohol Trends Around the World

Adrienne Bowers VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va. — As part of VCU’s Intercultural Festival the Wellness Resource Center hosted an event called “Alcohol – International Approaches to Parties, Prevention and Policies” on April 6th. VCU’s Humphrey’s Fellows, students who are mid-career professionals that study alcohol trends abroad, shared their cultural views on this topic.

26 Apr 2011

VCU’s Intercultural Festival Celebrates Diversity

VCU celebrated diversity on April 9th with their annual Intercultural Festival.

26 Apr 2011

Relay for Life Raises Money for Cancer

Thunderstorms didn’t stop VCU from hosting its annual Relay for Life on April 17th. The relay is an all-day walk raising money for The American Cancer Society.

26 Apr 2011

Carytown Place Won over the Richmond City Council

The fate of the new Carytown Place was decided late last month with a vote of 9-0 by the Richmond City Council.