All posts by Olivia Krauth

  • Faculty, students pen open letter on Threlkeld

    By Olivia Krauth– One week after racial tension in Threlkeld Hall became public, 41 professors, three staff members and 15 students sent an open letter to U of L officials expressing disapproval over how the situation was handled....

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Campus warned of mumps outbreak

    By Olivia Krauth– Mumps outbreaks have been popping up on college campuses in the region, and now the virus is at U of L. A U of L student living in affiliated housing has mumps, according to...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Lawsuit alleges Ramsey guilty of ‘official misconduct’

    By Olivia Krauth– A U of L conflict of interest officer has accused President James Ramsey of “intentionally and knowingly” committing official misconduct, stating Ramsey is skirting conflict of interest rules. First reported by The Courier-Journal, Robin Wilcox filed...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • The danger of Donald Trump visiting Louisville

    By Ross Foy– We have the honor of entertaining one of the most controversial political figures here in the Derby City. As Aristotle said, “The mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Play Well: March 2016

    By Sara Choate– Q: My boyfriend has a bigger sex drive than I do, and I find myself having sex with him even when I don’t want to. I don’t like doing this, but I’m not sure...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Brief: TLC wins KPA Awards

    By Olivia Krauth– The Louisville Cardinal staffers picked up some hardware this week during the Kentucky Press Association’s annual award show. The KPA Awards celebrate writing, photo and design across all levels, including university. The awards are...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • SGA update
    Brief: Run-off to be held for AVP

    By Olivia Krauth– There will be a run-off election for the spot of Academic Vice President due to a SGA election rule. According to the 4.7.1 clause of the SGA Constitution, a candidate must receive 40 percent...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • SGA update
    Vance, Cooksey win in unofficial SGA election results

    By Olivia Krauth– Junior Aaron Vance will be U of L’s next SGA president, according to unofficial SGA election results released today. Thank You to everyone! I'm honored and excited to have been elected the next @UofLSGA...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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  • Professor claims potential AAUP leader has ‘racial bias’

    By Olivia Krauth– An associate professor is facing heat from administration after claiming a colleague has “blatant racist bias” and is using “the tenure and promotion process to smash to smithereens the work of black faculty.” History...

    • Posted February 21, 2016
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  • Racial tensions roil residence hall

    By Olivia Krauth & Phillip Lentsch– Despite multiple students believing they could not speak to the press, students in the honors residence Threlkeld Hall say racial tension continues, despite multiple meetings and hall activities about the problem. The...

    • Posted February 21, 2016
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