On Aug. 25, VCU’s Director of Athletics Ed McLaughlin announced plans for a new academic space to be built for all student-athletes. The announcements comes after student-athletes posted the highest Academic Progress Rate (982) in school history.
Virginia political leaders on Tuesday held a debate on the birth control mandate of the Affordable Care Act in the Academic Learning Commons. State Senator John Edwards, D-Roanoke, and Delegate Robert Marshall, R-Manassas, debated issues relating to House Bill 18, a bill introduced in the General Assembly by Marshall that would have allowed insurance companies to choose not to offer birth control coverage.
Honor Code violations increased by 2.2 percent last year, according to the 2012-13 Academic and Health Affairs Annual Report for Rules and Procedures.
If you have a lecture in the new Academic Learning Commons, think twice before updating your Facebook status in class.
I grimace because I know a stark truth: At VCU, there is no escape from the eye of authority, or rather, its retroactive tracking of you.