The Monroe Park Campus SGA dried up its allocated annual budget of $227,000 sooner than expected in October this year, and subsequently passed a $200,000 spending bill on Nov. 3 to continue functioning normally through the spring semester.
VCU students and Richmond locals convened on campus at the historic Crenshaw House last Thursday night in a display of solidarity with social activists and residents in Ferguson, Missouri.
At the Nov. 11 SGA committee meeting, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) president Brendan Hood refused to apologize for the organization’s controversial “We Built This City” T-shirt, which has ignited intense debate throughout Richmond in recent months.
Half-eaten pizza, candy wrappers and cans of Mountain Dew are strewn around notepads and laptops. Fingers furiously attack keyboards as they enter code into a program. Spirits were high this Saturday afternoon, but within a couple hours, these student-hackers would require more pizza, candy and Dew — their life-sustaining “mana” in the 18th hour.