All posts by Briana Williams

  • Meet the students who postponed tuition increase

    By Briana Williams– Tuition, meal plans and housing costs were due to increase for the upcoming school year this summer. As many students already struggle to pay for their education, the increase spelled more financial hardship. After former President...

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • U of L bookstore mostly unchanged after renovations

    By Briana Williams– In April, Follett Higher Education Group replaced Barnes and Noble as U of L’s bookstore partner. In May, the bookstore closed for four days in order to update the store and add a wider...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Pokémon Go app causes concerns

    By Briana Williams — Not long after its release, the app Pokémon Go has swept the nation. Millions downloaded the location-based game which allows players to capture and train Pokémon. There’s even a multi-player battle option available. Within...

    • Posted July 16, 2016
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  • Russ Smith becomes spokesman for Louisville-based app

    By Briana Williams — Former U of L Men’s Basketball player Russ Smith is pitching a new social app. Speaking in a video posted by the company, “Shortnotice” is an app designed to make quick plans and spontaneous adventures...

    • Posted June 27, 2016
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  • James Ramsey
    A timeline of U of L scandals under Ramsey

    By Briana Williams and Olivia Krauth– U of L has undergone improvements since President James Ramsey arrived in 2002, but a stream of scandals has some relieved over his offer to resign. Here is a look at U of L’s largest scandals in Ramsey’s almost 14...

    • Posted June 18, 2016
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    Kyle Hornback participates in Miss USA Pageant

    U of L sent its second student in a row to the Miss USA pageant last night in Las Vegas. Kyle Hornback took her place as this year’s Miss Kentucky USA, competing in the 65th annual Miss USA Pageant...

    • Posted June 6, 2016
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    Living on campus: what you really need

    By Briana Williams– Incoming freshmen have a lot to be excited for, especially moving into a dorm. To prepare incoming residents, the university sends out a checklist of what will be needed for residence hall living, but...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
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    U of L participates in annual Day of Service

    By Briana Williams–  The university has vastly grown over the years and with it, the commitment to community service. Last year, with hopes to further this commitment, U of L implemented its first Day of service. On April...

    • Posted April 9, 2016
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    ‘Batman vs. Superman:’ Love it or hate it?

    By Briana Williams– “Batman vs. Superman” came out less than two weeks ago and made a huge impression on movie-goers. It’s difficult to gauge an opinion on the movie though, since it has so many differing reviews....

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • Bad roommate stories to give you nightmares

    By Briana Wiliams– With the spring semester quickly coming to an end, so are many tumultuous relationships with roommates. While some are looking forward to the last few weeks of classes, others are counting down the days...

    • Posted April 1, 2016
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