All posts by Simon Isham
U of L sets new record in sexual health rankings
No glove, no love from U of L students. The university was recently ranked 16th out of 140 schools in a sexual health education index, a new record for the university. The Trojan Sexual Health Report Card,...
- Posted November 10, 2014
More shades, less shade: New student group founded for LGBT students of color
Jose Antonio Vargas is a gay Filipino. Janet Mock is a black trans woman. Richard Blanco is a gay Latino. They share a few things in common: all are accomplished writers. All have been keynote speakers at...
- Posted November 7, 2014
Student group lobbies for concealed firearms on campus
A recent spike in crime has prompted some students to seek to change U of L’s deadly weapons policy. Currently, U of L specifically prohibits possession of deadly weapons, even for those with licensed for concealed carry....
- Posted November 4, 2014
YikYak takes over Lexington, surges in Louisville
Graphic by Simon Isham. Data from YikYak.
- Posted October 31, 2014
Students clean up a grave situation
Laura Valentine has never been scared of graveyards. Valentine grew up near Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, a well-kept veterans cemetery with a US president buried in it. Now a senior anthropology major at U of L, she...
- Posted October 26, 2014
Review: Danger Run a hit, long wait times a miss
I’d wanted to try the the Danger Run since I first heard of it four years ago, but something always went wrong and I could never make it. This year, Danger Run’s 20th anniversary, the attraction sent...
- Posted October 26, 2014
Ville Grill receives perfect health department score after last week’s C
The Ville Grill was today reevaluated by the Louisville Department of Health and Wellness, receiving a perfect score of 100 percent. Last week, the cafeteria received a failing grade of 88 percent, or C. U of L...
- Posted October 15, 2014
Poll: Would you use Uber or Lyft in Louisville?
Poll conducted by Allison Wildt. Graphic created by Simon Isham.
- Posted September 30, 2014
The Clubhouse, new off-campus housing option, to open in fall 2015
Students who commute down I-65 in the morning may have noticed a new parking garage whose first few walls went up virtually overnight. The new parking facility belongs to The Clubhouse, a new, private off-campus housing development....
- Posted September 18, 2014
TARC shuttle will go to off-campus housing
As part of a greater push for more security on campus, a new shuttle will begin a route today that stops at off-campus housing. TARC has dedicated one bus to serve as the shuttle. The shuttle will...
- Posted September 15, 2014