I’ve noticed an unlikely trend on our campus: People are riding Razor, kick scooters, the kind I’ve only ever witnessed little kids riding. It’s a really particular sight for a campus that often prides itself on being uncompromisingly trendy, fashionable and “in.”
When you make the choice to to adopt the traditional garb or customs of another culture, as some students on campus have taken to doing, you’re engaging in the disrespectful practice of cultural appropriation. If you’re doing this, you need to stop.
In less than 140 characters, four-star recruit Justin Tillman tweeted his verbal commitment to join the VCU men’s basketball team for the 2014-15 season.
In the minds of students, parents and faculty members, whatever events transpire during the first two weeks of the semester set the tone for the rest of the year.