Noura Bayoumi

Multimedia Journalist & Copywriter

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Virginia Commonwealth University Multimedia Journalism student. Editor-in-Chief and Campus Correspondent of Her Campus VCU.

VCU activists march into president's building, demand changes

RICHMOND, Va. - Inspired by student activists at the University of Missouri, a group of VCU students and activists marched into VCU president Michael Rao's office building Thursday morning to demand a more inclusive college environment from university leadership and faculty.
International visitors cherish Richmond's charm

RICHMOND, Va. - With more than 70 countries represented this week at the UCI Road World Championships, international visitors and foreigners living in the U.S. could all be seen cheering on the sidelines at the downtown race course. And most of them praised the city's welcoming atmosphere and Southern charm.
The bike race is here and commuters need to get ready for detours and delays

RICHMOND, Va. - Whether GRTC buses, taxis or Uber, almost all forms of transportation in Richmond will be affected by the UCI Road World Championships starting this weekend. "We expect delays not because of the alternate routes, but because of the traffic and the increase of people and the fact that we have to operate in the same traffic as everybody else," said GRTC public relations manager Carrie Rose Pace.
A story about rape becomes a lesson about journalism

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5 Things Managers Look for in an Intern

Picture this: It's the first day of your internship. You walk in with your high hopes and high heels, expecting to spend the day in meetings with top executives sharing your insight on the latest magazine issue. Instead, you get greeted at the door with a list of coffee orders that need to be made in 15 minutes - tops.

Virginia Tech massacre, as told in government emails

Then-Gov. Tim Kaine had just arrived in Tokyo for a trade mission. Back in Richmond, it was Monday morning. Bill Leighty, Kaine's chief of staff, wrote an email to members of the governor's inner circle at 8:48 a.m.: "There is a preliminary and unconfirmed report that a student was shot and killed on the Virginia Tech campus this morning.

'Conner's Law' Provides Support for Disabled Adults

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Battered Wife Must Pay Abuser Alimony

RICHMOND - She was 23 years into her marriage when her husband swung a hammer at her head - and missed. He later was convicted of a felony, and they divorced. But what happened next was almost as shocking as the assault: Her ex-husband asked the court to award him spousal support - and won.

Legislators Want Police to Wear Body Cameras

Two state lawmakers urged the General Assembly on Tuesday to pass a bill that would require police officers in some localities to wear body cameras. image | Wolfcom Police Body Worn Cameras Sen. Donald McEachin, D-Richmond, and Del. Michael Futrell, D-Woodbridge, said House Bill 2393 would restore confidence between police officers and citizens.

Give caregivers training they need, supporters say - RVANews

Advocates for people who take care of elderly parents and other family members are urging the General Assembly to provide support for family caregivers. By Noura Bayoumi Advocates for people who take care of elderly parents and other family members are urging the General Assembly to provide support for family caregivers.

Poll: colleges should report assaults to police

Print this page By Michael Melkonian and Noura Bayoumi | Capital News Service More than nine out of 10 Virginians think colleges and universities should be required to report campus sexual assaults to police, according to a statewide poll released Thursday.

Hate crime bill dead in committee - RVANews

Update: The bill to expand hate crime definitions has died in committee. That's the end of that (for this session, anyway). By Victoria Zowitkowski A bill to expand the definition and reporting of hate crimes to include sexual orientation and gender identity has died in a House subcommittee, thus killing the issue for this legislative session.

Thousands Expected to Attend NYC for The People's Climate March

Thousands of people will be making a trip to New York City on Sunday, Sept. 21 for The People's Climate March, a march to advocate for the climate, the community and the future. Kendyl Crawford, the Conservation Program Coordinator for the Virginia Sierra Club, believes this year's march is shaping up to be the biggest climate march in history.

7 Things Not to Do in Class

You walk into class and sit down in your usual designated, un-assigned seat. You then flip open your laptop, pull up your Facebook, and spend the entire class scrolling through your feed. Sound familiar?

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