VCU promoted Police chief John A. Venuti to assistant vice president for public safety on top of his duties as chief this month. In his new role, Venuti will oversee the university police department as well as VCU Emergency Preparedness operations, and retain his sworn law enforcement status. The promotion was announced Nov. 21 and took effect immediately.
As students buckle down for final exams, some Richmond residents are getting into the holiday spirit at RVA on Ice, a seasonal outdoor ice rink at 6th and E. Broad Streets.
During two town hall sessions debating the future of the QEP on Monday, Nov. 18 and Tuesday, Nov. 19, students and staff discussed the theme of the upcoming 10 years: enhancing student learning.
It was 6 p.m. on an evening in April. On his way to the 7-Eleven, a VCU art student, who asked to remain anonymous for this story, was approached by a man asking for money to buy diapers and food for his children.
In the U.S. someone is sexually assaulted every two minutes, resulting in about 237,868 victims per year, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Of those victims, 80 percent are under the age of 30.