All posts by Simon Isham

  • Hostess with the Leastess?

    By Simon Isham– Like many a hopeful consumer, I was inclined to believe that the union negotiations in the Hostess strike would go favorably, and I would once again enjoy Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Mini Muffins and Donettes...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • Recipes from the Cardinal: Imitation Twinkies

    What You’ll Need: 2 sticks butter 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 5 eggs 1 can of quality whipped cream 1 cup milk Crisco 3 cups flour What to Do: Preheat the oven to...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • Jazz studies at UofL: Why it may be the happiest major on campus

    By Simon Isham– Jazz Studies at U of L may well be the happiest major on campus. When walking by the School of Music, it is not uncommon to hear the bluesy sound of a saxophone drifting...

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Interview: Musicians Kendall Carter and Isaac Poole

    By Simon Isham– The Cardinal talked to two Jazz School students, Kendall Carter (KC) and Isaac Poole (IP), about their experiences. Carter is a sophomore who plays piano; Poole is a junior who plays piano and guitar....

    • Posted November 20, 2012
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  • Thou shalt not hug for money

    By Simon Isham– Religion, ideally, brings people together, helps us see similarities across societal boundaries and gives us the ability to love one another more perfectly. The point of the Secular Student Society at U of L...

    • Posted November 20, 2012
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  • Photo man Bill Carner retires, puts on one final show

    By Simon Isham– Bill Carner, longtime photo wrangler for the University of Louisville Photographic Archives will be saying his goodbyes to his coworkers on Dec. 25, the day he retires. But with that date more than a...

    • Posted November 13, 2012
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  • Shavua Tov! Jewish Cultural Diversity Week: ‘Steel Toes’ screened at U of L

    By Simon Isham– Rage and intolerance collided with compassion at a free screening of the award-winning film “Steel Toes” on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at Chao Auditorium in the basement of Ekstrom library. The film screening...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Trojan ranks U of L 18th in sexual health

    By Simon Isham– The results of the University of Louisville’s annual sexual health assessment are finally in, and they came back positive. This year’s Trojan Sexual Health Report Card ranked U of L in 18th place, up...

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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  • Waverly Hills Scare-a-torium, A cleverly underplayed thrill

    By Simon Isham– The wait time to get into Waverly is roughly one hour: about the same time it takes for one Marilyn Manson album to blare over the loudspeakers outside. To keep visitors from turning back...

    • Posted October 30, 2012
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  • Six spookiest spots in Louisville

    By Simon Isham and Anna Meany– The Old House The Old House is a three-story Federal style townhouse that stands at 436 S. Fifth St. in downtown Louisville. Built in 1829, the Old House holds the predictable...

    • Posted October 30, 2012
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