Farmers’ market comes to VCU
Starting today, VCUarts Depot and the Office of Sustainability will host a farmers’ market on the second floor of the Depot. It will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offer fresh fruits and vegetables from SAMM and Field of Dreams Farms.
Police investigate series of car break-ins
Several car break-ins have occurred over the last few days at YMCA locations in Richmond and Fredericksburg. Police are currently investigating the break-ins but urge car owners to lock their cars. Police said that the burglars broke through the side glass windows and stole money and other belongings.
Faith, community leaders urge state to fight crime with money
Richmond community members and faith leaders gathered yesterday to ask the Attorney General to designate more state money towards combating crime and helping teens stay out of trouble. The group asked for more money to be given towards public education. According to WRIC the group said that, “they can’t solve these issues alone; they need assistance from state leaders.”
Richard Spencer plans speech at University of Florida
Gov. of Florida Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Alachua County in North Florida in response to the University of Florida hosting white nationalist Richard Spencer. Spencer is expected to speak this Thursday at the university. The University of Florida president Kent Fuchs advised students to avoid Spencer’s event.
Harvey Weinstein Resigns, company terminates his employment
Harvey Weinstein, the former co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, resigned from the company’s board yesterday in response to allegations of sexual harassment. The company terminated Weinstein after the allegations first surfaced. A majority of the company’s board members also resigned after the allegations became public knowledge.