All posts by Jacob Abrahamson

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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    #SOTU 2015: What you need to know

    President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20 to a joint session of Congress. Six years after taking office, Obama scrapped the usual laundry list of proposals for the next year...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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    Lawyer’s report discredits former Vice President for Human Resources

    Documents from a Dec. 17 report by outside investigator Tom Williams reveal that Vice President for Human Resources Sam Connally’s termination, which became official on Dec. 18, came after a long history of inappropriate behavior by Connally....

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Athletics announces new ticket policy

    Athletics has informed student season ticket holders that they are not allowed to use the student ID’s of other students when attending basketball games. According to an email sent by the Ticket Office, students using a student...

    • Posted January 13, 2015
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    Arrest made after U of L dorm break-in

    University police arrested an 18-year-old Louisville man early Wednesday who broke into Bettie Johnson Hall, damaged the room and assaulted the room’s occupant. Jason Rippy, 18, was arrested at 2:30 a.m. on charges of burglary, criminal mischief and...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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    Probationary status lifted from medical school program

    This is a clarification of yesterday’s brief. The U of L medical school, which was placed on probation in March, has had its Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development program taken off of probationary status by the Accreditation Council...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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    Medical school taken off probation

    For a more complete report, click here. U of L’s medical school, which was placed on probation in March, has been taken off of probation by its accrediting body, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)....

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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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

    By Kylie Noltemeyer: 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...

    • 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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