Lewis Ginter’s GardenFest of Lights: ‘There’s so much planning and moving parts’

  By: Morgan Macenka December 9, 2018 RICHMOND, Va.–  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is inviting everyone to their annual light show, Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights. The show displays over one million lights and runs until Jan. 7, 2019. This years theme is ‘Bringing Art to Light’. The exhibits display pieces of art created by well-known artists all over the world; including Van Gogh’s sunflowers, … Continue reading Lewis Ginter’s GardenFest of Lights: ‘There’s so much planning and moving parts’

Local Richmond botanical garden hosts holiday light show and features famous works of art

By: Morgan Macenka RICHMOND, Va.- Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has officially started their annual, family-friendly GardenFest of Lights that takes place from Nov. 23, 2018 through Jan. 7, 2019. The sparking trees, shining houses and over one million lights displayed over the garden. Sponsored by Dominion Energy, Lewis Ginter holds the event every year that presents a light show with different themes. This year, they … Continue reading Local Richmond botanical garden hosts holiday light show and features famous works of art

VCU faculty share first-generation experiences to campus organization

By: Morgan Macenka RICHMOND, Va.- Virginia Commonwealth University faculty spoke to the You First organization on campus Tuesday, Nov. 6 about their own struggles of being a first-generation student in their families and how to overcome what is called imposter syndrome. According to VCU News, about 33% of students in 2018 were first-generation and You First is a student-led organization created as a comfort place … Continue reading VCU faculty share first-generation experiences to campus organization

VCU’s Wellness Resource Center offering stress reducing sessions

By: Morgan Macenka RICHMOND, Va.- Virginia Commonwealth University’s Wellness Resource Center (The Well) wants students to take advantage of their weekly Mindful Monday sessions to help them relax and learn how to manage their stress because finals are quickly approaching. Mindful Mondays are 20 minute sessions held at noon every week  at The Well. The sessions are open to all students, faculty and alumni who … Continue reading VCU’s Wellness Resource Center offering stress reducing sessions

VCU’s Activities Programming Board’s efforts to make Homecoming 2018 better for student body

  October 17, 2018 By: Morgan Macenka RICHMOND, Va.- With Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2018 Homecoming event just around the corner in November, the Activities Programming Board (APB) focused on student interest as their top priority to make the event better than ever. VCU will be celebrating the sixteenth annual year of Homecoming. Previous experiences were used to improve the upcoming event, according to APB. The … Continue reading VCU’s Activities Programming Board’s efforts to make Homecoming 2018 better for student body

VCU’s Zeta Tau Alpha ‘kicks off’ their Philanthropy Week

By: Morgan Macenka RICHMOND, Va. –  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that means Virginia Commonwealth University’s Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA) Lambda Eta chapter started their sixth annual philanthropy week for breast cancer awareness and education on Monday Oct. 8. VCU has eight sorority chapters involved with different philanthropies. Philanthropy weeks are when the sororities hold events on campus to help promote and fundraise … Continue reading VCU’s Zeta Tau Alpha ‘kicks off’ their Philanthropy Week