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02 Apr 2016

VCU InSight for April 1, 2016

A new approach to combating what police are calling a heroin epidemic in Chesterfield County; one of our students recently traveled to Belize and reports on Zika virus in this impoverished country; a VCU Police officer was in the right place at the right time to save a life; fitness trackers are providing important health information to users and doctors; and kKids with autism are riding horses for fun and therapy. See in-studio interviews with VCU graduate student Jennifer Gerlach, leader of this weekend’s “Out of the Darkness” Walk for suicide prevention on the VCU campus; and area muralist and artist Sir James Thornhill.

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 2015

VCU InSight for May 1

We talk with VCU Men’s Basketball player Briante Weber about his college career-ending injury and legacy; how VCU students have taken on redesigning the controversial Washington Redskins logo; the upcoming renovations of a Belle Isle entrance for this fall’s UCI Road World Championships; Dinwiddie County is the first in the area to feature 911 texts; the pollen isn’t out of RVA yet, and with pollen comes allergies; and the remake of a local band’s song is a smash…in Taiwan. Also catch in-studio interviews with VCU School of the Arts Dean Joe Seipel about the construction delay with the Institute of Contemporary Art; and Evan Hoffman and Matt Cowen, two of the founders of the upcoming “Good Day RVA” festival.

10 Oct 2014

Watch VCU InSight for Oct. 10

Stories include cancer research, Enterovirus D68, a synchronized swimming team without a pool, Floyd Ave. for cyclists and the new prank with gamers that has the FBI knocking on the front door.

26 Sep 2014

Watch VCU InSight for Sept. 26

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

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.

02 May 2014

Freedom Now Project highlights fight for education

VCU library’s Freedom Now Project tells the story of the plight for public education during the Civil Rights Movement through photographs. Edward Thornton, a project volunteer and participant of 1963 student protests in Farmville, talks about the project and the event it depicts. Joshua Jackson reports.

02 May 2014

Cycling race route affects VCU final exams

VCU’s final exam schedule was changed due to the 2014 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships. The race was announced by the City of Richmond in May 2013, but VCU administrators were not informed that the race route would cut directly through the Monroe Park campus until March 2014. This left little time for the […]