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Holiday Foods Raise Health Awareness

By Taylor Hall and Curtis Colbert
VCU InSight

RICHMOND, Va.– As everyone prepares for the holiday season, they also start to decide how to become more health conscious around the holidays–one of the hardest times of the year.

Some students like VCU freshman Rebecca Morrison have found a way to eat healthier all around.

“I’m actually a vegetarian and my parents aren’t so I always cook for myself for Thanksgiving.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than one-third of the U.S. is obese or overweight.

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Anderson Gallery Wraps Up Carlyon Exhibit

By Taylor Hall
VCU Insight

RICHMOND, Va. —  The VCU Anderson Gallery just wrapped up the very popular exhibit “Richard Carlyon: A Retrospective.”

The exhibit featured a re-creation of Richard’s study as it appeared for more than 50 years on West Broad Street.  Richard Carylon, a former VCU faculty member who died in 2006,  was a pivotal figure in the Richmond art community, inspiring people with his paintings, drawings, and unique style in collages.

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VCU Spreads Ram Spirit to Local Stores

By Taylor Hall
VCU Insight

RICHMOND, Va – Virginia Commonwealth University marketing officials are hoping to get more local stores to sell VCU paraphernalia by spreading the word through their “I Want My Gear” campaign.

According to VCU officials, the campaign launched after a heavy demand from students, alumni, and Richmond locals asking about where they could buy VCU gear and materials.

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