In Today's News

Friday, August 18

New Graduate Student Orientation Begins

Students new to VCU’s graduate programs have the opportunity to get oriented with the program. The event takes place at the Singleton Performing Arts Center from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Charlottesville Mayor Set to Make Major Announcement at Lee Statue

Mark Signer, the mayor of Charlottesville, is slated to make a major announcement at 12 p.m. about the Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue. There is not yet any information about what that statement will be.

Richmond Councilman Seeks to Remove Confederate Monuments

Representative for Richmond’s 9th District, Michael Jones, announced plans Thursday to seek removal of Confederate monuments within the city. Jones plans to introduce legislation at the council’s September 11 meeting, and cited Baltimore and New Orleans as examples of how to quickly remove statues.

Third White House Panel Dissolved Over Trump-Charlottesville Scandal

Following Trump’s belated condemnation of white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK, yet another White House Panel has folded. The advisory council on infrastructure is the third panel to dissolve following mass resignations by executives.

SZA Performance Rescheduled

Up and coming R&B darling SZA postponed her Richmond date from Wednesday, August 16th to Monday, August 21st. The singer did not reveal the cause of the changed date, which will kick off her nationwide tour.

Written by Tyler Hammel


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