As Homecoming Week dawns on VCU’s campus, the preparations are almost complete, but one question still remains: Who will be crowned Homecoming King and Queen?
The devastating and intensifying violence in the West Bank and Gaza strip has dominated headlines globally for the last few months. In light of this, seemingly everyone has taken a stance on the matter — either in support of Israel, or in defense of Palestine.
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.
While a partisan stalemate over Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-15 trickled along in Richmond this spring, a much more straightforward trend washed over the whole state of Virginia: tuition and fees for state-sponsored institutions increased across the board.
The demolition of the atrium that used to be the front entrance of the library likely came as a shock for students taking summer classes on the Monroe Park Campus.