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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.

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.

26 Sep 2014

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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

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 […]

18 Apr 2014

VCU Slam Poetry Club earns national honors

Insight’s Carter Johnson sits down with Joshua Braunstein and Saidu Tejan-Thomas of VCU’s Slam Poetry Club to explain more about the literary art-form turned competition. VCU recently placed second in the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational held at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

18 Apr 2014

VCU revamping overcrowded library

Renovations to the 44-year-old James Branch Cabell Library on the VCU campus began earlier this month. VCU received a $50 million budget to expand the building in response to severe overcrowding. According to VCU officials the facility has the least space of any university library in Virginia. Renovations should be complete by fall 2015.

18 Apr 2014

Richmond version of ‘Ted Talks’ attracts packed house

The Richmond version of the global Ted Talks conference series opened its second annual conference March 28 to a packed house. The conference’s theme “Read with a ‘Blank’” provoked speakers and spectators to use their imagination. Carter Johnson reports.

06 Apr 2014

Una Vida Sana! helping and educating

According to the American Heart Association, Hispanics are at a greater risk for high blood pressure and heart disease. A volunteer effort at MCV, Una Vida Sana!, is helping lower that risk. Emily Akiyama reports.