All posts by Kyeland Jackson

  • NCAA: Pitino did not adequately monitor Andre McGee

    By Kyeland Jackson — The NCAA denied U of L’s defense for men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino, accusing Pitino of not monitoring staffer Andre McGee. NCAA investigators said Pitino tried to delegate away his responsibilities, leading to...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • Community gathers to remember Savannah Walker

    By Kyeland Jackson — More than a hundred gathered in near-freezing cold to remember slain U of L student Savannah Walker March 22. Walker was killed in a shooting at Tim Faulkner gallery early March 19. Five...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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    Tempers flare in first budget forum

    By Kyeland Jackson — Interim President Greg Postel faced hard questions in a packed March 21 budget forum. In the first of two forums, students, faculty and staff filled the Floyd Theater to discuss spending changes. Tempers...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Savannah Jeanne Walker
    Friends, professors remember student slain in Faulkner gallery shooting

    By Kyeland Jackson — A U of L student died Saturday; the only fatality after an unknown suspect shot and injured five that night. LMPD say the suspect shot into a crowded Tim Faulkner Gallery crowd which gathered...

    • Posted March 19, 2017
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    Rebuttal: Sook is not targeting the Cardinal

    By Jeremy Ball, campaign supporter for Georgiana Sook — SGA elections are a tumultuous time. At the end of it all, I will always appreciate that it is a reflection that students truly do care about the future...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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    Trump redefines “fake” news

    By Nick Amon — A new age is upon us. An age where media outlets and news organizations alike have become a target of not only our wet-eared Oval Office, but generally anyone who feels information that’s...

    • Posted March 5, 2017
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    U of L suspends hiring freeze, pushes enrollment increase

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting Provost Dale Billingsley said a hiring freeze, implemented after a $48 million budget deficit shook the university two weeks ago, was temporarily lifted. He also proposed growing the student population to 30,000 students,...

    • Posted March 3, 2017
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    Study: KY ranks fifth in student default rates

    By Kyeland Jackson — Many of the Commonwealth’s students cannot pay their loans, ranking Kentucky fifth in national student default rates. A new report by LendEDU details the findings, dividing student debt averages and percentages by states, districts...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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  • Faculty Senate, Isaac Sanchez
    Amid budget cuts, faculty urge transparency

    By Kyeland Jackson — Faculty senate members urged transparency in their first meeting since Interim President Greg Postel revealed a $48 million budget shortfall. “I think we need to hold firm with the interim president that, throughout...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Foundation bars employee agreements until forensic audit completes

    By Kyeland Jackson — The U of L Foundation approved a resolution barring employment, settlement or termination agreements with current or future workers on Feb. 28. U of L Board of Trustees Chair David Grissom suggested the resolution,...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
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