Sports can inspire, serve as agent of change

September 20, 2018

Kayleigh Fitzpatrick Online Editor “Don’t ask if your dreams are crazy, ask if they are crazy enough.” It’s a phrase that has been echoing through my head. It’s from a commercial. It’s the inspirational one, in honor of Nike’s 30-year anniversary of the “Just Do It” advertisement campaign. It’s the Read More

An Ode to Self Care

September 20, 2018

Shaun Jackson Staff Columnist Recommended Listening While Reading: “Give A Little” – Maggie Rogers What is a good way to break it off when he keeps calling after one awkward date? First, there’s no real ‘good’ way to break it off. Nine times out of 10 it’s probably going to Read More

Letter to the Editor

September 13, 2018

Letters to the Editor Do you have a comment you would like to express? Submit your letter to the editor and let your voice be heard. Please include you name, major and year in school (if applicable). Priority will be given to VCU students and faculty who focus in issues Read More

The Anonymous Patriot

September 12, 2018

Caitlin Barbieri Opinions Editor The anonymous op-ed published in The New York Times last week is an example of the press utilizing our freedom of speech for its intended purpose: empowerment. Media outlets across the country have debated the decision by the Times’ opinion desk to run the editorial anonymously. Read More

An Ode to Self-Care

September 12, 2018

Shaun Jackson Staff Columnist Recommended Listening While Reading: “Runnin’ Thru Lovers” – Sabrina Claudio How do you deal with boys who just want to hook up when you have no interest in meaningless intimacy? Well, naturally, the first thing I would recommend is not to deal with them at all, Read More

An ode to self-care

September 5, 2018

*Recommended listening while reading: “Get Well Soon” – Ariana Grande I’ve broken up with 90% of the people I have been with. What’s most likely the issue? Should I feel like there’s a central problem? Darling, not only are you painfully aware of the fact that there is a central Read More

Surviving the retention rate

September 5, 2018

As the second full week of classes comes to an end and new students start to find their place at VCU, I only hope they are not making the same mistakes my peers and I did. Nearly 15 percent of the freshman class will drop out or transfer before the Read More

The Stigma Around Tipping

August 29, 2018

Whenever you eat in a full-service restaurant, it’s expected to add a tip to the staff for their service. Since the 1960’s, it has become so much of an expectation that when a customer leaves a less-than-satisfactory tip — or doesn’t leave one at all — they are often subject Read More

A PSA for Bicyclists

August 29, 2018

Richmond is taking strides to reduce the number of cars on the road through projects such as the GRTC Pulse and an increase in bike lanes. There are more than 25 miles of bike lanes in the city and as more bicyclists take to the streets, Richmond police are monitoring Read More

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