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In Today’s News

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.

WVCW College Media Associates Pinnacle Awards Submissions

WVCW is submitting some audio for the 2016 College Media Associates Pinnacle Awards. Here’s the breakdown of what we’ve submitted and the audio.

Men’s Basketball Play-By-Play:

From WVCW’s award-winning Sports Department comes our coverage of the VCU’s Men’s Basketball game against Oregon State in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. WVCW brings sports entertainment to the greater VCU community through broadcasts of our Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Men’s Baseball teams.

Interview with John Guzlowski:

Mikaela Reinard, WVCW Programming Director and
Reporter, interviews John Guzlowski, a Polish- American and the son of two WWII concentration camp survivors, on his life growing up in an environment plagued with the consequences inflicted on victims of vicious hate and war. Guzlowski was born in a refugee camp shortly after concentration camps were liberated and at a young age, his family relocated to the United States. Ultimately, Guzlowski became a writer shedding light on the stories of his parents, as they took on the daunting task to survive one of the most gruesome moments to ever find its way into the pages of history.

Manager’s Choice:
Election Coverage from Super Tuesday:

The single largest news event in nearly 15 years at WVCW! Nerd March Madness brought live coverage of the Super Tuesday Primaries to the VCU community, providing up-to-the-minute poll results and featuring panelists from the VCU Political Science Department. Hosted by Jon Carpenter and Jacob McFadden, this was not one to miss.