All posts by Megan Brewer

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  • Staff senate addresses foundation report, presidential search

    By Megan Brewer — The foundation report at the Dec. 11 staff senate revealed that all issues identified in the June audit have been addressed except for one. In the past year, U of L Foundation has...

    • Posted December 11, 2017
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  • Fighting the temptations of winter break

    By Jordan Mills —  Time is running out in the fall semester which means students are busy cramming for finals, getting their schedules ready for spring and preparing for the month-long winter break. It can be used...

    • Posted December 11, 2017
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  • Ekstrom Library crammed with students during finals

    By Andrew Kent —  Finals week is here and Ekstrom Library is packed with students prepping for the final exams and taking care of last minute assignments. The east wing of the library (where the majority of...

    • Posted December 8, 2017
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  • Board of Trustees names 2018 Grawemeyer Award winners

    By Sean Allender —  The 2018 Grawemeyer Award winners have been announced. The award, named after Louisville’s H. Charles Grawemeyer, is presented annually by the U of L Board of Trustees. The award honors creativity and how a single idea...

    • Posted December 8, 2017
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  • Holiday haters, let the Christmas lovers celebrate

    By Megan Brewer — The holidays arrive with Christmas lights, hot chocolate and beloved holiday music. It’s Christmas time and time for Christmas cheer. Not everyone feels this way though. Some people walk into a grocery store, hear...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Campus mental health resources aren’t helping students

    By Huda Jabbar —  Entering the University of Louisville, like any other college, we were bombarded with skits, lectures, flyers and emails that discussed the mental health resources available to us on campus. These resources were seen...

    • Posted November 23, 2017
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  • Faculty feels ignored in U of L presidential search

    By Megan Brewer —  Applications for U of L’s next president are due Dec. 1. When the search was announced as closed in September the listening tours were agreed upon. Not only is the search closed, but...

    • Posted November 21, 2017
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  • Lack of tenure has repercussions for students

    By Megan Brewer — The Faculty Assembly met Nov. 17 to discuss adding more tenure track faculty. The goal of creating more tenure-track faculty is to adhere to students needs. The university’s enrollment goal of 30,000 students would...

    • Posted November 20, 2017
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  • More tenure-track faculty need to be hired at U of L

    By Megan Brewer — Right now, over half of the faculty at American institutions are part-time and not on a tenure-track according to American Association of University Professors.  U of L is one of these institutions. Many...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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  • Don’t silence citizens’ speech, learn from it

    By Huda Jabbar — Earlier last month flyers declaring a space for people who “feel alone in caring about the future of European people and the preservation of European culture” were found scattered across the outskirts of...

    • Posted November 2, 2017
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