November 2012

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30 Nov 2012

University sports new bus line

VCU Students and Faculty are enjoying a new bus line they can call their own. The new service provides travelers a reliable method for getting across campus.

30 Nov 2012

Virginia Homeless Rate Declines

In early November Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the homeless rate in Virginia has declined by eight percent since 2010.

26 Nov 2012

Energy drinks keep students awake, health officials worried

Although these drinks are often used to boost energy, experts say the side effects can be dangerous; causing anxiety, cardiac arrest, and even death.

09 Nov 2012

Volunteers help Richmond Ronald McDonald House on HandsOn day

Online Story by Martha Brickey Video Story by Sioux Johnson VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond area has always been a generous community, but one day showed just how involved Richmonders are. On October 20th, over 950 volunteers attended HandsOn day to do community service in the Greater Richmond area. Started in 2007, HandsOn is […]

09 Nov 2012

VCU students buy local, healthy at farmer’s market

Online Story by Martha Brickey Video Story by Kathlynn Stone VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va. — On a college student’s budget, eating healthy isn’t always a priority.  However, students have started to turn to local farmer’s markets as an alternative to grocery stores. “We have too many peppers for, like, a dollar,” said one market-goer. The […]

09 Nov 2012

Costume shop looks past Halloween

Halloween may have passed, but the need for a costume in Richmond has not.

09 Nov 2012

VCU social media group urges students to get out and vote

VCU Votes, a group of honors students enrolled in the class “Social Media and the Presidential Race,” used Apple iPads to track data and do on-the-go reporting.

09 Nov 2012

‘Sisters House’ brings comfort, support to local cancer survivors

Online story by Nicolas Nightingale Video story by Jabari Powell VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va. – Sisters Network Inc., an African-American breast cancer survivorship organization, opened a new Sisters House in Richmond last month.  The group focuses on providing support and education to African-American women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Brenda Archer, president of the […]

07 Nov 2012

Celtic Festival brings bagpipes, beer to Richmond

The festival included beer, bagpipes and plenty of traditionally games to play. Bagpipe bands competed as Celtic-inspired games went on.

07 Nov 2012

Oktoberfest brings Deutschland to Richmond

Online Story by Brandon Agee Video Story by Manhatten Royal VCU InSight RICHMOND, Va. – Every year a men’s singing group teams up with the German American Sport Club to host an Oktoberfest here in Richmond.  Oktoberfest is a time to celebreate German Culture. Gesangverin Virginia is a men’s singing group that meets up to […]