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04 Mar 2016

VCU InSight for March 4, 2016

The controversy over Dominion Virginia Power’s plan to drain treated water from coal ash ponds into the James River; you won’t believe how much sugar that Starbucks’s drink may have; local churches band together to send donations to Flint, MI to help with their water crisis; a program in local schools gets parents more involved; hello A-10: VCU Women’s Lacrosse isn’t a club anymore; and the VCU Men’s Baseball team is starting the season after winning the A-10 championship last season.

20 Mar 2015

VCU InSight for March 20

Former jail inmates earn a scholarship to attend VCU; a local area school is shut down because of severe mold problems; one of Richmond’s homeless shelter is expanding; the “juicing” craze comes to RVA; the Va. Museum of Fine Arts and VCU team up for a “shark tank” student competition; and Richmond’s craft brewery movement just added a different, sweet taste: Mead. In-studio interviews with Peter Bailey, a former VCU adjunct professor and civil rights activist who worked with Malcolm X; and Jonathan McNamara from the Va. Red Cross.

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

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden recognized in international competition

Richmond’s Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden placed second in the category of Public Gardens in the USA Today Readers’ Choice Awards. The international competition put the Richmond location up against 19 other gardens around the world. The garden is currently hosting its annual exhibition, “Butterflies Live.” Zarmeena Waseem reports.

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

Real Babymama’s of Richmond

InSight’s Teresa Galasso sits down with Aretha Lewis, producer of the web series “Real Babymama’s of Richmond.” The first episode received 80,000 hits on YouTube. The two discuss the theme of the show and how Lewis came up with the idea.

02 May 2014

Spring brings new life to Richmond Metro Zoo

Richmond Metro Zoo welcomed a number of new additions with spring, including a giraffe, camel and kangaroo. The babies, as well as five cheetah cubs that were born last year, are now on display for the public.

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.