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Students sell homemade wares for Earth Day

APRIL 21, 2013 Paintings of Ron Burgundy, handmade cups and crocheted creatures filled tables outside the amphitheater behind Hibbs as part of Earth Day last Friday. Students and vendors gathered to sell homemade crafts, jewelry and other wares as part … Continue reading

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Film festival explores Polish culture

APRIL 11, 2013 Following the popular French Film Festival that took place in late March, the Polish Film Festival is being held this week at VCU. The event is organized by the Polish Student Association and is airing films in … Continue reading

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Students’ failed art fills gallery

APRIL 7, 2013 One graphic design course chose to showcase the failed, unloved, unappreciated or unfinished work of student artists. The student art exhibition “Fail!” opened last Friday as part of First Fridays art walk at the 1509 Main Street … Continue reading

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The Conciliation Project creates play addressing racism

APRIL 2, 2013 “Who is Uncle Tom?” asks a disembodied voice. That is a question asked throughout the play “uncle tom: de-constructed,”  which was performed at the Grace Street Theater last weekend. The play presented a deep analysis of the … Continue reading

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Drag performers take the stage at annual ball

MARCH 21, 2013   The Drag Ball at VCU, normally held in the fall, was moved to the spring semester this year. Morgan Britt, an elementary education student and officer for Queer Action, said that the ball from two years ago … Continue reading

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R.A.M.ifications sing away their spring break

MARCH 10, 2013 The VCU a capella team R.A.M.ifications decided to adandon their beach vacations and movie marathons this spring break to take classes and participate in a singing competition. From March 1 to March 3, the team traveled to … Continue reading

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Craft class in largest craft show in the country

FEBRUARY 27, 2013 For the first time, the American Craft Council asked VCU to set up a booth at their show in Baltimore. The largest craft show in the U.S., the ACC has arranged a three-year plan that allows VCUarts … Continue reading

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