Ian Thomas, a former VCU pitcher who finished his Rams career in 2009, made his major league debut on March 31 with the Atlanta Braves. He recorded one out and allowed one single in one-third of an inning against the Milwaukee Brewers on Opening Day.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are officially under way, but what makes these games different has nothing to do with the sporting events taking place. Instead, the controversies over Russia’s strict anti-LGBT laws and the violence that plagues the region where Sochi is located have taken center stage.
The fourth annual VCU Flamenco Festival series began this Friday, Nov. 1. VCU Arts’ Department of Music in partnership with WCVE Public Radio hosted the first event, Flamenco Fiesta, at the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts.