- Protestors form around Confederate monument
- U of L and city to remove Confederate monument
- Bevin allows university representatives a vote on BOT
- New business center aims for efficiency
- A&S to pilot new community service app
- Board of Trustees cancels no-confidence discussion
- Follett selected as new U of L bookstore partner
- Editor’s note: 10 things I learned as EIC
- COO says audit has strengthened financial controls
- Interim Provost Pinto holds open forum on campus
In The News: What you missed while you were in class
FBI LOOKS INTO LOUISVILLE METRO GOVERNMENT
The FBI has begun looking into any potential misconduct in the Louisville Metro Government. The agents have said that they are looking into any possible issues in the government, and that there was currently no ongoing investigation. Ethical issues and use of monetary funds have been cited as possible reasons for the FBI visits and interviews.
SOCHI OLYMPICS CONCLUDE
USA ended up second in the medal rankings as the 22nd Winter Olympics ended this past Sunday, taking home a total of 28 medals (Gold: 9; Silver: 7; Bronze: 12). Highlights from the final week of competition include the US women’s hockey team losing the gold-medal match to Canada, four athletes being disqualified for testing positive for the stimulant methylhexanamine, and the US men’s hockey team losing the bronze finals to Finland.
U OF L FRYBERGER TAKES PLACE
Alpha Omicron Pi and Sigma Phi Epsilon both extended their Fryberger winning strikes at the 77th Annual Ferberger Greek Sing. Their themes, “Mirrors” and “SigEp Soliders” respectively, earned top honors. Other highlights include the announcement of the Fryberger scholarship winners, as well as the Greek man and woman of the year.
WHATSAPP HAVING ISSUES
Just days after social media giant Facebook acquired the mobile texting application WhatsApp, for a highly-publicized $16 billion, WhatsApp is already experiencing issues, crashing for two hours on Feb. 22 due to “server issues.” Many took to Twitter and Facebook to discuss the crash while WhatsApp attempted to get back up and running. Service to it’s 450 million users was restored at 10:48 p.m. Saturday.