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Hate Preachers on Qatar Campus: Obama Gives Qatar Undeserved A+ on Fighting Incitement

David Andrew Weinberg | Posted 04.28.2017 | World
David Andrew Weinberg

"Kill the infidels... Count them in number and do not spare one." Blatant religious incitement of this sort feels like such a caricature of radical Is...

70-Year-Old Granfather Graduates With An Inspiring Message

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.23.2015 | Fifty

College graduation is a pretty big moment in the lives of most 20-somethings, but for 70-year-old Tap Van Kieu, walking across the stage to collect hi...

Richmond to Ferguson: A Meditation on Solidarity and Being an Ally

Bayan Atari | Posted 02.17.2015 | College
Bayan Atari

We are angry, energized, and eager for change, but if we allow ourselves to be deluded by romanticized illusions of togetherness and a lack of seriousness in our intentions, then we will not get much done.

Strong Programs, Strong Mentors, and Strong Mindsets

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.15.2014 | 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.

Pep Band Nails 'Wrecking Ball' And Throws Up A Space Kitten Banner

Posted 01.23.2014 | College

What better way to pump up the university basketball team than with a rendition of "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus and a giant space kitten to go with ...

What Is the Class of 2017 Reading?

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.22.2013 | College
Noah Fitzgerel

While many recent high school graduates, myself included, are spending their respective summers pursuing a variety of activities, many of them have one thing in common -- required reading.

Virginia Commonwealth University's Creative Atmosphere and Campus Style

CollegeFashionista | Posted 08.04.2013 | Style

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

PHOTOS: Conjoined Twins Undergo First-Of-Its-Kind Surgery

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.26.2013 | Science

Doctors in Virginia made science history on Monday when they successfully completed a first-of-its-kind surgical procedure to separate six-month-old c...

The Best Art Schools

Posted 06.01.2012 | College

Which school is ranked as the best college to earn a Masters of Fine Arts? According to US News & World Report, it's Yale University. But there are...

WATCH: Daily Show Talks To Virginia's Enthusiastic Young Voters

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 07.08.2012 | Comedy

As of February 2012, Obama's popularity poll ratings with America's youth were 28% lower than they were heading into the 2008 election. Since he's ...

WATCH: College Student Goes Missing In New York

Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday night in Virginia for a college student gone missing in Manhattan. No one has heard from Ian Burnet, 22, ...

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...