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Regent community accepts the ice bucket challenge, to glorious results

Regent community accepts the ice bucket challenge, to glorious results

Yesterday at Chapel, Dean Brauch of Regent’s Law School unveiled a video of himself taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  In the video, he challenged all Regent students, faculty and staff to follow in his footsteps. While the unofficial rules of the Ice Bucket Challenge are dubious (can you really challenge an entire group?  Is that allowed?), the Regent community nevertheless accepted.  To... »

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We’re entering into the last leg of the summer season as the month of August begins. The retail stores are already busting out their “Back 2 School” marketing campaigns. While all the clever marketing and the promise of fresh backpacks, notebooks, and autumn wardrobes may excite high school students, we jaded college students are digging in our heels and clinging to every last drop of summer we ca... »

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School year coverage ends, Summer coverage begins soon

Hi everyone! We hope you enjoyed all of our awesome stories and videos this school year. It was quite a year for us here at The Daily Runner, and we can’t thank you enough. This year we broke our all time views and visitors records. We set new records, which we will try to break next year, in nearly every metric we can measure. We launched Daily Runner VIDEO and announced the launch of Daily... »

TJ Ting: The guy behind #HumansofRU

TJ Ting: The guy behind #HumansofRU

If you’re a student at Regent and you have an Instagram account, you have probably heard of Humans of RU. You may have even been featured in it. The sometimes funny, other times deep captions add amusement and a personal Regent touch to your otherwise-selfie-filled Instagram newsfeed. As is common with most social phenomena at Regent, this is the type of quaint and unique thing that only hap... »

5 Easy ways to save money without really trying

5 Easy ways to save money without really trying

As college students we know how important it is to save a buck. For most of the students who live on campus, buying groceries is a weekly cost on top of our bi-annual tuition and room payments. Christina Riendeau, a local “couponer” offers five easy ways to get more bang for your buck by saving money on groceries. Check out the clearance items. Much of the time, items are placed in the clearance p... »

5 Delicious ways to change the world

5 Delicious ways to change the world

Food is delicious. We love food. It’s fun to smell, fun to eat, even fun to look at. It has inspired ridiculous (and borderline inappropriate) hashtags such as #foodporn, #foodgasm, and #cameraeatsfirst. That is just how good food is. Food is ubiquitous: it is a part of our day, several times a day. Cultures from all over the world come together over food and celebrate with food. As commonplace as... »

5 Local attractions to put on your bucket list

5 Local attractions to put on your bucket list

When you think of a bucket list, the iconic places that probably come to mind are Niagara Falls, the Taj Mahal or even the Pyramids of Giza. But Virginia has some hidden gems that are true eye-openers as well! Here is a list of places that are a must-see: Norfolk Botanical Garden Opened in 1938, this amazing garden contains over 150 acres of land with thousands of picturesque plants from all over ... »

Little-Known Locales: The best area coffee shops that aren’t Starbucks

Little-Known Locales: The best area coffee shops that aren’t Starbucks

8 Little coffee shops you never knew you were missing.  For many students, coffee is a mainstay for studying. Let’s be real, most of us wouldn’t make it through finals or midterms without the java juice. Some of us are passionate coffee connoisseurs, while others of us just like something that’s sweetly caffeinated to power us through our days. Thankfully, Regent is centrally located in Hampton Ro... »

Regent hosts 9th Annual Reagan Symposium

Regent hosts 9th Annual Reagan Symposium

“You and I are told increasingly we have to choose between a left or right. Well I’d like to suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There’s only an up or down. . .”-Ronald Reagan, A Time for Choosing 1964 On Friday, Feb. 7, Regent University hosted its 9th Annual Reagan Symposium entitled A Time for Choosing, modeled after Ronald Reagan’s 1964 Conservative Manifesto Speech.... »

Introducing the new Director of Campus Ministries, Jason Peaks

Introducing the new Director of Campus Ministries, Jason Peaks

When the beloved Dr. Kidd announced last June that he would be stepping down from his position as Director of Campus Ministries, the entire Regent community reacted with shock.  So universally loved and respected was Kidd that his departure was met with sincere and heartfelt disappointment by much of the student body.  And with no immediate successor in position to take over, many were left wonder... »

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