What started initially as a rally to convince VCU men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart to stay in Richmond was a farewell gathering in hindsight.
When Alexander Nicholson’s sexuality led to his honorable discharged from the army he began a lobbying effort to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell.” He spoke about this endeavor with VCU students on Monday night.
For VCU basketball fans in recent years, the thrill of hearing VCU’s name called on Selection Sunday has been hindered by the location of the games.
A poetry reading remembrance ceremony for Pulitzer Prize winning poet and VCU professor, Claudia Emerson, was held Monday night at the Grace Street Theater. A large crowd of well over 100 people packed the auditorium to pay their respects to a woman described as a kind, caring women with a good sense of humor.
With conference play looming, VCU baseball is beginning to find their stride after a slow start to the season.