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Monday, April 27, 2015

In the spotlight

"Vinyl" by Flickr user Kim Faires

In the 1890s, the cylinders in Thomas Edison’s phonograph invention were replaced with flat disks — the precursor to the vinyl record albums that dominated the 20th century. We asked Stephen Schmidt, Ph.D., director of the Mary-Anne Rennolds Chamber Concerts at the VCU Department of Music, to speak about vinyl’s perseverance.

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VCU Brandcenter students devoted their time and creativity to rebranding the Washington Redskins, whose team nickname has been criticized as being disparaging to Native Americans.