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Strong Programs, Strong Mentors, and Strong Mindsets

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We know the commonly repeated claim that there are more Black men in prison than in college isn't true--but in 2011 Black men accounted for fewer than 6 percent of undergraduate students and 4 percent of graduate students, though they made up 8.7 percent of 18-29 year olds.

A Tribute to a Blues Triumvirate

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

"My husband, an artist, a guitar player and a lover of the blues, left this world suddenly. When I create objects of his passion, his presence returns and it rekindles his love, allowing me to give love to him again."

Jordan Schultz

March Madness Friday Preview: The Rise Of Jabari Parker, Doug McDermott And Kentucky's Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Sports

Thursday's first full day of action in the NCAA Tournament was everything as advertised. Dayton stunned in-state foe Ohio State in a terrific opening ...

If You Ain't a Reflection, You're a Wave: Interview With Matthew Fisher

Ridley Howard | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts
Ridley Howard

"There is a practical side to these images, a bewilderment of nature. Waves have been crashing and clouds floating for as long as time itself. Nature always does its thing; we're just in the way."

Dem Calls For McDonnell To Resign As Questions Mount Over Donor Gifts

The Virginian-Pilot | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics

Two years ago, the capital city was awash in black and gold excitement as the Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball team made a thrilling ...

Virginia Commonwealth University's Creative Atmosphere and Campus Style

CollegeFashionista | Posted 08.04.2013 | Style
CollegeFashionista

VCU is known for having one of the largest, most diverse student populations in the state of Virginia. You'll spot all kinds of styles while roaming the streets of campus

Shaka Smart Not Going Anywhere

AP | HANK KURZ Jr. | Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

-- Shaka Smart and VCU have agreed in principle to a deal to keep the basketball coach at the school. The details are still being finalized, but the...

Jordan Schultz

Gonzaga, VCU's HAVOC And Russ Smith Among NCAA Tournament Things To Watch On Saturday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

It's Saturday, which unfortunately means you're bracket-busted like 99.7 percent of Americans. (Thanks a lot New Mexico and Georgetown.) But there is ...

PREDICT: Michigan Vs. VCU

Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

No. 4 seed Michigan will face No. 5 seed Virginia Commonwealth in the third round of the NCAA Tournament in the South region. The Wolverines defeat...

VCU Routs Akron

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- VCU was at its best, pressing, running – and winning with ease. The fifth-seeded Rams set an NCAA tournament record that...

VCU Wreaks Havoc

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Troy Daniels had 23 points, Juvonte Reddic scored 21 and VCU routed Akron 88-42 on Thursday night in the most lopsided vic...

NCAA Tournament: Indiana And Gonzaga Have Easiest Paths To Final Four

Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.19.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Here's a look at five higher seeds that drew well -- a factor always worth considering when filling out your bracket.

VCU vs. Akron

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 5 seed Virginia Commonwealth will face No. 12 Akron in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. VCU is making its thir...

Shaka Smart Turns Down Illinois Job Offer

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.21.2012 | Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Virginia Commonwealth basketball coach Shaka Smart on Wednesday ended speculation that he might take the open job at Illinois ...

LIVE: NCAA Action

Posted 03.17.2012 | Sports

While Friday was highlighted by unheralded squads from Lehigh and Norfolk State upsetting powerhouse teams from Duke and Missouri, the bulk of the gam...

PREDICT: Indiana vs. VCU

Posted 03.17.2012 | Sports

By Greg Mengelt, CollegeHoops.Net 4) Indiana vs. (12) Virginia Commonwealth: South Region Records Indiana 26-8, 11-7 Big Ten (At large) VCU...

VCU Busting Brackets Again

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 05.15.2012 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. — Shaka Smart and Co. pulled off the first major surprise of the NCAA tournament. Yup, VCU is back again....

No. 5 Wichita State vs. No. 12 VCU

AP | Posted 05.11.2012 | Sports

BY HANK KURZ Jr., THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth is heading west in hopes of getting another run going in the NC...

VCU Returning To Dance

AP | By HANK KURZ Jr. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

RICHMOND, Va. -- Darius Theus had a career-high 16 points and five steals and Troy Daniels made four huge free throws in the final 19 seconds, allowin...

Final Four 2011 LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.02.2011 | Sports

Only four teams remain in the NCAA tournament and after tonight, the championship game will be set. Butler and VCU kick off the Final Four games Satur...

FINAL FOUR: Which Team Will Win It All?

Posted 05.29.2011 | Sports

The Final Four is set and it's time to vote on which team you think will win the whole thing. Unfortunately for President Obama, Zero No. 1 seeds made...

WATCH: VCU Fans Celebrate Final Four Berth

AP/The Huffington Post | By HANK KURZ JR. | Posted 05.28.2011 | Sports

RICHMOND, Va. -- A day of excitement, celebration and delirium wasn't quite enough for VCU basketball fans, who turned out late Sunday night to welcom...

My Shared Victory With VCU

Zack Isaacs | Posted 05.28.2011 | Sports
Zack Isaacs

Coach Smart lived up to his last name this past weekend when he looked past the detractors and focused on his goal.

SHOCKING UPSET: No More No. 1 Seeds

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 05.27.2011 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO — Move over, Butler. Virginia Commonwealth is crashing the Final Four. Two weeks ago, the 11th-seeded Rams so doubted they would ge...

VCU Defeats Florida State 72-71

AP | By JAIME ARON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO -- Bradford Burgess made a layup off an inbounds pass with 7.1 seconds left and Rob Brandenburg blocked a shot at the buzzer, giving Virgi...