Of VCU’s 8,762 new students, 24 percent of graduate and 33 percent of undergraduate students have completed the mandatory Title IX training by the prize-eligible deadline of Aug. 25.
The aroma of morning dew, the fresh white lines being drawn on a perfectly level playing field and the preparation for another football season come together and conveys one thing — August is here.
I’m terrified for future victims of sexual assault on this campus. I’m infuriated for past victims thrown into the pile of problems dealt with as a 9-to-5 obligation, something the worker bees had to deal with to make the overheads happy.
Before a minute of basketball had been played, VCU women’s basketball coaching staff and department drew up the greatest play they could for their female student-athletes: a program called Hoops to Heels. It’s designed to help the team win at the game called life, long after their playing days at the Verizon Wireless Siegel Center expire.