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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.

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.

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

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 […]

02 May 2014

Proposal transforms 17th Street Farmer’s Market into public plaza

A proposed plan by the City of Richmond would convert the 17th Street Farmer’s Market to a public plaza before the city hosts the 2015 Road World Cycling Championships. The plan, which at this point has been well received, includes a public square, outdoor dining area and a band shelter.

01 May 2014

East End Cemetery vandalized

Four gravestones were knocked over and broken in historic East End Cemetery. The gravestones were discovered by volunteers who have been cleaning up overgrowth on the 14 acre property. This is the first known incident of vandalism at the cemetery. Emily Akiyama reports.

01 May 2014

VCU campus grieves recent suicides

Two VCU students, freshman Hobie Kopczynski and senior Kelechi Uchella, committed suicide just days apart. There was no connection between the two incidents, but the suicides have left VCU students, faculty and staff grieving and asking why. Olivia Witham reports.

01 May 2014

“Sexting” investigation raises concerns of school officials, parents

Louisa County is investigating a sexting ring involving more than 100 students and the social media site Instagram. Instagram removed the explicit photos after being contacted by the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office. Rusty McGuire, the Commonwealth’s Attorney of Louisa County, says charges against the students will likely not be filed, but the investigation has parents […]

18 Apr 2014

Watch VCU Insight, April 18, 2014

06 Apr 2014

Watch VCU InSight for April 4, 2014

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