All posts by Kyeland Jackson

About Kyeland Jackson

Editor-in-Chief at The Louisville Cardinal.
  • U of L fires Tom Jurich

    By Kyeland Jackson — Two days after former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino was fired, U of L Athletic Director Tom Jurich was fired with cause Oct. 18. The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees voted 10-3 to...

    • Posted October 18, 2017
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  • Faculty Senate, Isaac Sanchez
    Faculty: Open the presidential search

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson — As the search for U of L’s next president continues in secret, more faculty voiced their opposition. Faculty members said they’re “thoroughly opposed” to a closed search for the university’s...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • SACSCOC could review FBI investigation

    By Kyeland Jackson — The FBI may be the least of U of L’s worries. Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and School, U of L’s accrediting agency, said information on the university’s athletics...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • postel, u of l, greg postel, president
    Postel’s security increased following FBI scandal

    By Kyeland Jackson — After announcing the careers of  three major figures in Louisville sports are in limbo, Interim President Greg Postel’s security was expanded. The Courier-Journal first reported the story. University spokesperson John Drees said he...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • University of Louisville, U of L, grawemeyer, university
    Foundation trumpets reforms to potential donors

    By Kyeland Jackson — The University of Louisville Foundation touted reform, presenting evidence of positive change to Louisville’s rotary club Thursday. Keith Sherman, the foundation’s interim executive director, presented. Sherman said U of L’s foundation has changed...

    • Posted October 6, 2017
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  • Ricky Jones
    Jones decries acting athletic director appointee

    By Kyeland Jackson — Not everyone is thrilled for athletic director Tom Jurich’s interim replacement. U of L named Vince Tyra, a businessman and member on the University of Louisville Foundation’s board, acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • University names Vince Tyra acting athletic director

    By Kyeland Jackson — A familiar face to the university will take over its athletics program. Vince Tyra, son of former U of L basketball player Charlie Tyra, was named acting athletic director Tuesday. Tyra also serves...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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    U of L graduate survives Las Vegas shooting

    By Kyeland Jackson — Chrisanna Roberts, 26, woke her mom late on Oct. 1 to tell her what happened: Roberts was at a country music concert. A gunman had shot hundreds of bullets into a crowd with...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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  • University starts process of firing Rick Pitino

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson — Rick Pitino’s time as the head men’s basketball coach is up. U of L’s athletics association unanimously agreed to begin the process of firing Pitino “for cause” Monday. Pitino, an...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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  • U of L decides Pitino, Jurich’s fate Monday

    By Kyeland Jackson — News the university was involved in an FBI investigation rattled the city, pushing U of L’s athletics director, Tom Jurich, head men’s basketball coach, Rick Pitino, and a player into limbo. Now,  Jurich...

    • Posted October 1, 2017
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