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06 Dec 2016

VCU InSight for Nov. 1, 2016

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson courts the millennial vote; a peak inside the VCU Votes class, which encourages students to participate in democracy; current and past students across the country owe $1.2 trillion dollars in loan repayments – how are VCU students affected?; details on a $400+ million bond referendum in Henrico County; and an update on the double murder at Chesdin Landing. In-studio interviews with two-day Jeopardy champion and VCU medical student Siddharth Hariharan; and Rachel Solomon, the YWCA Development and Communications Coordinator.

06 Dec 2016

VCU InSight for Oct. 23, 2016

The latest on Petersburg’s financial crisis; see what Virginia is doing in response to the Heroin epidemic sweeping across the Commonwealth (and the country); a new technology employed by VCU Police aims to curb the number one crime on college campuses: bike theft; beatboxing finds its way on stage at the annual Richmond Folk Festival; and GRTC looks to expand its services to make travel more efficient while helping ease traffic woes. See in-studio interviews with Larua Rugless and Tammi Slovinsky, VCU Title IX Coordinators; and Alexandra Reckendorf, VCU political science professor, and Angelique Scott, a VCU student activist, about the role black millennials will play in the upcoming election.

04 Dec 2015

VCU InSight for Dec. 4, 2015

VCU students join national protests about campus racial issues; a local mother starts a holiday charity to cope with her child’s death; a Richmond police officer’s new program to help inmates get back on their feet; the “buzz” surrounding drones this holiday season; students from one Richmond school are ESL tutors for students from another; a Broadway classic is on stage here in Richmond; and a VCU student shares his week-long exchange trip to Qatar. In-studio interviews with Christy Dalton, the community events manager of Feedmore; and Tera Barry, communications vice-chair for the Dominion Christmas Parade.

09 Oct 2015

VCU InSight for Oct. 9, 2015

Resident reaction to a local golf course that’s not being kept up; a downtown construction project that will have visitors experience the James River in a whole new way; how residents in one local area can not only call 911, but text; a federal education initiative hits home for area historic sites; school officials consider installing cameras on buses to catch drivers who don’t stop for them; a tour of downtown focused on some of the stranger stories of Richmond’s history; and how a local non-profit advocating cycling is helping charities and offering a cool, new look. In-studio interviews with Nicole Riedel, the Director of Development for Special Olympics RVA; and Brandon Ruffin, a former record-breaking VCU Track and Field athlete.

02 May 2014

Watch VCU InSight for May 2, 2014

VCU InSight presents its final newscast for Spring 2014, with anchors Matthew Hall and Joshua Jackson.

02 May 2014

Downtown’s resurgence continues

Downtown Richmond has seen an increase in both business and residential development over the last decade. Monument City Coffee and Records owner Eric Truitt hopes that his business will assist in the continued resurgence of the neighborhood. Nick Wright reports.

02 May 2014

Cookie delivery gets competition

One month after opening, Red Eye Cookie will receive competition from a new Campus Cookie location. Both stores offer cookies by delivery, with VCU students as their target consumer.

18 Apr 2014

‘E-cigs’ could pose threat to curious kids

Insight’s Matthew Hall reports on electronic cigarettes and how the flavored, liquid nicotine used in the devices may pose a threat to children attracted to fruity and sweet flavors. Experts worry about the increased risk that children could drink the nicotine, which would be toxic or fatal.

18 Apr 2014

Magpie chef brings Virginia flavors to the Big Apple

Owen Lane, chef and co-owner of Richmond-based Magpie, was recently selected to cook at The City Grit in New York City where he showcased Virginia-based products in his unique culinary approach. Terrance Dixon reports.

06 Apr 2014

Watch VCU InSight for April 4, 2014

VCU InSight for April 4, 2014, with Anchors Onofrio Castiglia and Olivia Whitham.