All posts by Simon Isham

  • The Grove: Mold in student rooms still not removed

    Mold was reported Monday in at least one room at The Grove, the new affiliated student housing project at the university. As 11:30 a.m. today, it still had not been removed. Sophomore bioengineering major Sarah Necamp said...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • An interview with Fr. Chuck Walker, new chaplain of Campus Catholic Ministries

    “I’ll try not to cuss,” said Father Chuck Walker jokingly, as he sat down for this interview. Walker started at U of L as chaplain of Campus Catholic Ministries in June, after being appointed in March to...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • Students report mold at The Grove

    Mold has been reported in at least one room at The Grove, the new affiliated student housing project at the university. Sophomore bioengineering major Sarah Necamp and her roommates reported to the mold to Grove management on...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • The Grove fails to submit occpancy permit

    The Grove, the latest university-affiliated housing project near U of L, has failed to submit their Temporary Certificate of Occupancy by the university’s deadline, which was yesterday. A Certificate of Occupancy is a document issued by Metro...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • Attorney general rules in favor of newsroom in open records dispute

    An ongoing open records dispute between the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and U of L may come to an end, as Attorney General Jack Conway’s office demanded that the records be released. The university had not released the emails...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • U of L asks The Grove to waive resident rent

    By Simon Isham and Jacob M. Abrahamson– U of L leadership are going to bat for students who signed leases with The Grove. University administrators brought a set of demands to the corporate heads of Campus Crest, The...

    • Posted August 28, 2014
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  • Emails fail to send after attempt to upgrade software – part five

    Faculty and staff who replied to a student email sent before Aug. 16 may not have reached that student. IT say this error is becuase the autocomplete feature in Outlook and Exchange Online no longer works as...

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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  • Nightmare: Students move in to an unfinished Grove

    By Simon Isham & Jacob M. Abrahamson– Students who tried to move into U of L’s newest housing option on Aug. 23 were surprised to find that their new home was far from complete. Window frames were...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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  • ‘It’s a nightmare:’ Students and parents react to moving into an unfinished Grove

    By Simon Isham and Jacob  M. Abrahamson Some students were finally able to move into The Grove apartment complex today after months of anticipation. It was unknown to the future occupants what state the apartments would be...

    • Posted August 23, 2014
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  • #GroveWatch: Move-in is tomorrow. Will it be done in time?

    It was an ambitious timeline from the beginning. The Grove, a $40 million, 250-unit affiliated housing development is largely completed, but large portions remain unfinished. Much of the furniture intended for student rooms remains unplaced and wrapped...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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