s a country we know what it’s like to watch our home burn. We watched the Twin Towers bleed smoke into the sky as civilian workers jumped out of the windows to save themselves from burning to death. We watched the tidal wave of smoke and debris cover New York City streets after the towers collapsed into themselves. As we approach the 13th anniversary of those attacks, my mind is filled with fear, not remembrance. A terrorist group, which al-Qaida cut ties with earlier this year due to exactly how brutal their tactics were, has risen to prominence in the Middle East.
A religious studies professor credited as an influential members of the Richmond Action Dialogues, a volunteer organization that values peaceful dialogue and inclusiveness, died earlier this month.
The Students for Social Action celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 6 the anniversary of the Living Wage Campaign, a project at VCU to build awareness for income inequity for VCU employees, particularly adjunct teachers and Aramark employees. Students participated in a panel forum in the Richmond Salons.
Richmond’s drag queens came dressed to impress for Queer Action at VCU’s annual Drag Ball Night in the University Commons on Friday, Nov. 9.
The idea for a specifically feminist organization on campus came to junior Claire Thompson in a dream. After failing to find a place for feminist-focused activism, Thompson decided to turn that dream into a reality.