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About Jacob Abrahamson

Jacob Abrahamson is the current Assistant Editor-in-Chief of the Louisville Cardinal. He has worked at the Cardinal since January 2014, serving as a writer, Assistant News Editor and News Editor. He is a sophomore at the University of Louisville.
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    University announces plans for the Complex

    According to a university announcement, the Complex, a facility that includes Center, West and Wellness halls will be demolished and replaced with a new residence hall. This decision comes after talks that the University of Louisville Foundation...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Student group asks university to ‘divorce’ sweatshops

    Cards United Against Sweatshops visited Grawemeyer Hall to give a letter, and an engagement ring, to the University to encourage them leave contracts with clothing companies that use sweatshops. The goal, they said, is to have U of...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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    Ferguson: sparking a conversation

    If you have watched the news, seen the papers or even browsed the Internet over the past couple weeks, you have probably heard the name Ferguson. This is referring to Ferguson, Missouri where on Aug. 9 a black teenager...

    • Posted December 11, 2014
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    Vice president for HR fired

    Sam Connally, U of L’s vice president for Human Resources, has been fired from the university, according to spokesman Mark Hebert. Hebert said that the separation occurred in accordance with Article 2.3 of the Redbook, the governing...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    Op-Ed: University makes progress despite budget challenges

    By James Ramsey, U of L President: Despite imposing financial challenges, the University continues to make exceptional progress in meeting our commitment to the goals and mandates of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997 (HB1).  Our...

    • Posted December 4, 2014
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    Polk receives conditional discharge

    Jefferson County District Court Judge David Holton granted former U of L student and football player Cameron Polk the opportunity to avoid jail time on Nov. 14. On Oct. 7, the Fishers, Ind. freshman received a citation...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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    U of L students, doctor disagree on Adderall abuse

    Are these drugs harming students, are the students who actually have ADHD having to fight harder to gain access to their needed drugs, and how is it so easy for students without ADHD to receive the drugs. ADHD...

    • Posted November 27, 2014
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    Dodging the bullet: Street smarts with street drugs

    By David Cecil: “Don’t do drugs.” Growing up, we are often inundated with anti-drug materials, yet many forget the seriousness of involvement with hard drugs. That point was made during a supposed strong-arm robbery on Nov. 7...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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    University responds to Ferguson decision

    In response to the denial of an indictment by the Saint Louis Grand Jury in the Ferguson, Mo. police shooting, the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, Mordean Taylor-Archer, quickly sent out a message to students....

    • Posted November 24, 2014
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    Drones: Delivering the future

    By Kylie Noltemeyer: Before robotic and futuristic drones took to the skies, male honeybees were considered the original drone. Chase Murray, an industrial and systems engineering professor from Auburn University, used this little bit of entertaining trivia...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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