All posts by Joseph Lyell

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  • Students: Make your midterm votes count

    By Quintez Brown — A week ago, our nation celebrated its 6th annual National Voter Registration Day. The national holiday, celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of September, aims to emphasize the importance of voting, and registering to...

    • Posted October 5, 2018
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  • Bendapudi inaugurated as U of L’s 18th president

    By Joseph Lyell — An estimated 2,500 students, alumni and community members packed the lawn in front of Grawemeyer Hall for the Oct. 4 inauguration of U of L President Neeli Bendapudi. Bendapudi started work May 15...

    • Posted October 4, 2018
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  • Brief: New COO let go in administrative restructuring

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L has eliminated the operations division and the chief operating officer position from its organizational structure, president Neeli Bendapudi said in an email to faculty and staff Sept. 27. University spokesperson...

    • Posted September 28, 2018
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  • Athletes: Trolls thrive on attention

    By Quintez Brown — In 2018 everyone knows what a troll is. Athletes in the public eye have always received more criticism than the rest of us, but the anonymity that’s emerged in the internet age can...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • SGA President Jonathan Fuller might be the busiest student at U of L

    By Joseph Lyell — SGA President Jonathan Fuller might be the busiest student at U of L. He’s a full-time student in the U of L School of Nursing, and after class he clocks in at the...

    • Posted September 24, 2018
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  • Bevin appoints two U of L alumni to board of trustees

    By Joseph Lyell — Gov. Matt Bevin filled the two vacant seats on U of L’s board of trustees Sept. 6, appointing alumni Kevin Fuqua and Fred Williams. Fuqua graduated from U of L with a bachelor of...

    • Posted September 6, 2018
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  • The Cardinal receives $15,000 to launch fundraising campaign

    By Joseph Lyell — The Louisville Cardinal has received gifts from two prominent Louisville donors: Congressman John Yarmuth and former U.S. Ambassador Matthew Barzun. Chair of The Cardinal’s board of directors Jenni Laidman said the gifts will...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • New COO brings inclusive approach to old problems

    By Joseph Lyell — Chief Operations Officer Joseph Han came to U of L in March with his work cut out for him. Trustees raised tuition and slashed program budgets over summer in response to a 6.25...

    • Posted September 2, 2018
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  • University confirms student death was suicide

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L’s campus is in mourning after a student committed suicide by jumping from the Speed Museum parking garage Aug. 16. Senior Dekoda Battoe was leaving work at the Communication Department in...

    • Posted August 16, 2018
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  • Move-in Madness: Students get a soggy start to the semester

    By Joseph Lyell — Move-in day was a sloppy affair for U of L students on Aug. 16. Heavy rains flooded Old Eastern Parkway and left most Belknap sidewalks ankle-deep underwater. Students and orientation staff braved the...

    • Posted August 16, 2018
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