VCU InSight for Nov. 20, 2015

November 23, 2015

We check out the new multi-million dollar training facilities for VCU men’s and women’s basketball; the fight for better wages for healthcare, child and other workers comes to Richmond; what you need to know about “skimmers” on ATM machines that can steal your information; some Richmond schools are part of new national program to get parents more involved; an 11-year-old middle school student who started her own business to help people create personalized care package;  Blair’s Drugstore closed after serving Mechanicsville for 182 years; and during the week of Veteran’s Day vets were able to adopt pets for free. In-studio interviews with Dr. Peter Kirkpatrick, VCU associate professor in the School of World Studies and co-director of the French Film Festival, on the terrorist attacks in Paris and how they’ll affect next year’s festival; and Dr. Ravi Perry, VCU associate professor of political science and the board president for the National Association of Ethnic Studies, which recently moved to VCU.