Every year Sunshine Week strives to promote transparency in government. Participants include media, civil liberties groups and others interested in society’s right to be informed.
It was 6 p.m. on an evening in April. On his way to the 7-Eleven, a VCU art student, who asked to remain anonymous for this story, was approached by a man asking for money to buy diapers and food for his children.
If you download music or movies illegally while logged on to VCU’s Wi-Fi, there is a chance the university knows about it.
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.