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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.

03 Apr 2015

VCU InSight for April 3

How VCU Medical Center and Richmond 2015 are preparing for this fall’s World Road Cycling Championships; Richmond is launching an all-male charter school next year; Dominion Virginia Power gets resistance about their plan to string high-voltage power lines on huge towers across the James River just south of Jamestown; local reaction to the Presbyterian Church USA redefining marriage to include same-sex couples; a local teen soccer star has a shot for an exclusive national team; a Richmond organization gives kids with physical disabilities bikes just for them; and an innovative coach and author teaches tennis to toddlers.

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 […]

06 Apr 2014

Watch VCU InSight for April 4, 2014

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

06 Apr 2014

New stormwater regulations coming to Virginia

New state regulations on the handling of stormwater will shift control from state to local authorities. While some believe local governments are best at handling the environmental issue, others fear the change could lessen pollution standards. Onofrio Castiglia reports.

06 Apr 2014

Watch VCU InSight for March 21, 2014

VCU InSight for March 21, 2014 features anchors Randi Ayala and Matthew Hall.

06 Apr 2014

State senate passes fireworks bill

State Senator Tom Garrett of Louisa County believes a lift on Virginia’s fireworks ban will add seasonal jobs to the state. His bill has passed through the senate and a house subcommittee. The state house and governor must still approve the bill.

06 Apr 2014

Shockoe Bottom negotiations continue

Richmond city council continues negotiations over the proposed Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan. In the past Mayor Dwight Jones has said the plan is all or nothing, but the slavery museum is now being discussed separately from the proposed ballpark . Randi Ayala reports.