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The Daily Republic
Mormon church pushes back on planet misconceptions
The Mormon Church is pushing back against the notion that members of the faith are taught they'll get their own planet in the afterlife, a misconception popularized in pop culture most recently by the Broadway show "The Book of Mormon."
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Church History Symposium examines Mormonism's global reach
Salt Lake City Temple. Saturday afternoon session of the 183rd Semiannual General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 inside the Conference Center.
Interview with President Ayers
It will be his eighth year as president, and will coincide with the culmination of the Richmond Promise and the fulfilling of the Promise campaigns.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Reflecting on 100 years of The Collegian
Well, this is it. After nearly 99 and a half years of printing, The Collegian as we know it is ending.
Dear Trustee Paul Queally, please resign
We were students at the University of Richmond at the same time and although we never met, I feel as if I know you.
The downside and difficulty of university leadership
Lately, three things have had the University of Richmond campus community buzzing.
Women's Basketball Championship
For the next three years the A10 Women's Basketball Championship is taking place in Richmond! The event features some of the best female athletes in the country, including some from right here.
Richmond serves as site for film
For once, Richmond wasn't the filming location for a Civil War film. Instead, it was the setting for a movie whose visceral topic hit close to home.
Reassessing values amidst change on campus
President Ayers announced his resignation that will take effect in 2015. Trustee Paul Queally made controversial comments at a secret society meeting in New York City.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New class studies nightlife as an art form
"Nightlife as an Art Form" is a course in the Theater department that allows students to attend concerts, throw parties and learn to deejay all for academic credit.
Richmond falls to VCU in Campus ConseRVAtion Nationals competition
University of Richmond placed second in the second-annual Campus ConseRVAtion Nationals competition, an electricity reduction competition against VCU from Feb. 10 to Feb. 28. This is the second year in a row that Richmond lost to VCU.
LGBTQ Campus Life seeks nominations for Ally of the Year Awards
The Office of Common Ground is currently accepting nominations for the Ally of the Year Award, an honor that will be presented to one faculty or staff member and one student who have had a positive impact on the LGBTQ community at University of Richmond.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Should we yawn or gasp at the news that three more college newspapers are going all digital?
After publishing one more issue this Thursday, The Collegian at the University of Richmond is going online-only.
The path to economic stability for the city's poor must begin with jobs - more of them, better paying and easier to get to - says the group that's been working on the budget for mayor's anti-poverty initiative.
National Public Radio
Where Did All The Female Rappers Go?
This piece comes to us from Erik Nielson, an assistant professor at the University of Richmond.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
River Road to become main campus entrance
During the next two summers, University of Richmond will make the River Road entrance "the university's front door," and pave new roads.
U. of Richmond President to Resign, Saying Move Is Unrelated to Controversy
Edward L. Ayers, the University of Richmond president who was pulled into a recent controversy involving a trustee's offensive jokes about gay people, said on Friday he intended to resign.
The Parking Lot Project uses campus parking lots as artwork
The 2014-15 Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts will feature the Parking Lot Project, where a University of Richmond campus parking lot will be transformed and used for the purpose of collaborative artwork.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Student panel addresses racism at Richmond
"Race at Richmond," a timely, open discussion just before the end of Black History Month, allowed students to talk about issues of race and racism on University of Richmond's campus Feb. 27. After Destiny LeVere, sophomore and vice president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.'s chapter at Richmond, noticed the frequency of racist interactions ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Mormons dispel notion of own planets in afterlife
The angel Moroni statue sits atop the Salt Lake Temple in Temple Square in Salt Lake City.