April 2012

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30 Apr 2012

Pescados restaurant gives back to its community

Pescados China Street restaurant hosted a fundraiser on March 12 to benefit VCU’s Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder’s Center where a portion of the day’s proceeds went to the Center.

29 Apr 2012

Student’s chosen artworks go on display

Richmond, Va- Last April some VCU Art students displayed their artwork in the Anderson Art Gallery.

29 Apr 2012

SGA event brings the Middle East to VCU

Richmond, Va.–Last month VCU brought the Middle East to Richmond with the second annual Qatar Day on March 6. The Student Government Association or SGA hosted the cultural event.

28 Apr 2012

VCU Dance Celebrates More than 30 Years

By Siedah Holmes,

28 Apr 2012

Virginia Poet Laureate Receives Literary Award

By Siedah Holmes, VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va.-Kelly Cherry, Virginia’s poet laureate, was the first recipient of the Rebecca Mitchell Tarumoto Short Fiction Prize on Wednesday, Thursday 28 in a small ceremony at Scott House on VCU’s Monroe Park campus. The award was created by David Tarumoto in honor of his late wife, Rebecca Mitchell Tarumoto, […]

26 Apr 2012

Sahara Restaurant Sues VCU

By Ashley Chapman RICHMOND, VA–Sahara, a small hooka bar and restaurant on Grace St., filed a civil suit against Virginia Commonwealth University and Whiting Turner Construction Co. on February 27th for 1,000,000 dollars in actual damages and 350,000 in punitive damages. The restaurant is sandwiched between three construction projects surrounding it on three sides. The […]

26 Apr 2012

VCU students package to stop hunger now

VCU InSight By Brian Hill RICHMOND, VA– VCU students recently came together to help the fight against world hunger during the Stop Hunger Now Inaugural Food Packaging Event, hosted by Stop Hunger Now VCU. The event brought students from the Monroe Park and MCV campuses together to help bag rice, dehydrated vegetables and soy. Volunteers […]

10 Apr 2012

Science Museum Hosts Race Exhibit

By Siedah Holmes VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va.–The Science Museum of Virginia is hosting “RACE: Are We So Different?” The exhibit is a joint venture between the National Anthropological Association, the Ford Foundation, and the National Science Foundation, as well as a host of other local businesses and organizations. “RACE,” according to the Science Museum of […]

10 Apr 2012

VCU Library Launches New Bike Loan Program

By Ashley Chapman VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va.–VCU Rambikes, VCU Goes Green, the VCU Office of Sustainability, and VCU libraries are working together to get students peddling toward a greener campus. They launched a new bike loan program this semester that gives students the opportunity to check out bicycles from the library service desk the same […]