“The Vagina Monologues” is a play with so much buzz behind it that it couldn’t possibly be as good as it sounds, but it is. This past weekend, The Firehouse Theater featured the third annual production of “The Vagina Monologues,” in which all of the proceeds would benefit the Richmond YWCA’s Women Advocacy Program. It showed exactly why the play has been so acclaimed.
Michael Cunningham, the brilliant mind behind the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The Hours,” interviewed with The Commonwealth Times and other college journalists about its adaptation to film. He revealed what it was like to work with amazing actresses such as Meryl Streep, how he felt to see his work on screen, what the Golden Globes are really like and why the after parties are much better.
With this week being set aside for VCU’s homecoming, I am led to voice my outlook of its importance to our student body. First, I must go back to high school when homecoming was about having fun and showing pride for your school. There was a pep rally, a dance, a parade, a king and queen and things of that nature. Everyone looked forward to each event and wanted to participate.
Commander Rick D. Husband, 45, was from Amarillo, Texas. He was a colonel in the U.S. Air Force and a test pilot. He earned his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University in 1980, and his M.S. in mechanical engineering from California State University-Fresno in 1990.
Timeline of re-entry as told by Milt Heflin, NASA chief flight director, during a televised press conference. (all times EST)