The cost of six VCU credits in HIST391 and BIOL391? About $2,000. The cost of spending a showerless month paddling 140 miles, backpacking 15 miles and camping along the James River watershed learning from the environment and a 446-page course companion while battling bugs, storms and sore shoulders? Priceless.
Richmond’s black history can be taught in a classroom, read about in a book or researched online, but you can also take a historical tour of the city and learn the history while riding a Segway.
In light of the four recent deaths on the East Coast related to the drug Molly, I would like to offer the VCU community my perspective.