All posts by Nick Amon

About Nick Amon

Nick Amon is the Opinion Editor for The Louisville Cardinal, all views and opinions are of his own. If you have an opinion of your own that you'd like to see in The Cardinal, email him at [email protected]
  • Editorial: My degree is more important than a political agenda

    Remember this past summer when Governor Matt Bevin took it upon himself to dissolve U of L’s Board of Trustees? Many of us focused on Bevin’s more immediate call for former U of L President James Ramsey...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Kanye West unsurprisingly loses his mind, cancels Louisville show

    By Nick Amon — Remember back in October when everyone wigged out that Kanye West announced he’d be performing in the KFC Yum! Center this December? I definitely do. Sadly, the key word in that question is...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • Coloring books and safe spaces won’t prepare you for the real world

    By Nick Amon — Whether it’s to better themselves as individuals or understand what they want to do, college is a catalyst for today’s youth. The most valuable knowledge one could gain during their college experience comes from those who challenge...

    • Posted November 17, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Usually cheerleaders cheer for their school, not racism

    By Nick Amon — This past election day was nothing short of a national spectacle, as hopes were crushed, arguments were ignited and people watched anxiously as the presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton ended....

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • Have you stopped to think about life after graduation?

    By Frances Figgs — For some of us, graduation is approaching in December. I’m definitely excited, but am I ready for real life? I mean, life without residuals? Am I going back to college? Will I work...

    • Posted October 28, 2016
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  • Letter to the editor: Trump and Clinton not your only options this November

    By Lloyd Fowler — The Republican Party started as a third party in 1854. Abraham Lincoln was one of four men who won electoral votes in the presidential election of 1860 as the first Republican president. The...

    • Posted October 13, 2016
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  • Play Well: October 2016 Edition

    By Sara Choate — Q:  I’m thinking about getting condoms with spermicidal lubricant.  Are these better than the regular ones? A:  Spermicide, or nonoxynol-9, while helpful in killing sperm as a contraception method, is no longer recommended...

    • Posted October 6, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    U of L’s problem is bigger than just crime

    By Nick Amon — As many of us are already aware of at this point, crime has become a prevalent issue here at U of L. This shouldn’t come as a shock to students, as reports of...

    • Posted September 22, 2016
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  • Recent crime spikes make living near campus an edgy task

    By Katelyn Hogan –– Every morning, I wake up at 7:00 a.m. and walk to work. I work at the SAC in the early mornings and it’s about a 15-minute walk from my house. I normally don’t mind...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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  • U of L’s new dining options leave local businesses in the dust

    By Tristin Schifferdecker — Louisville was named the tastiest town in the United States by the National Geographic magazine in 2016, but you would definitely never know it from the food choices at U of L’s campus. U...

    • Posted September 15, 2016
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