All posts by Simon Isham

  • What a drag (show)!

    By Simon Isham– The most sickening spectacle on campus returns for its 17th year. And in this case — and only in this case — “sickening” is a good thing! Turn with me in your drag dictionaries to “S.”...

    • Posted March 23, 2014
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  • U of L medical school placed on probation

    By Simon Isham & Olivia Krauth– The body that accredits U of L’s medical school last week placed it on probation, a step just short of withdrawing accreditation. Incoming and current medical school students told The Cardinal...

    • Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Funding the dream: A look at U of L’s student loan stats

    By Simon Isham— Almost half of undergraduates and a third of graduate students at U of L have taken out student loans to fund their educations, a report from the Office of Institutional Research and Planning finds....

    • Posted March 16, 2014
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  • CNN media reporter talks news and views at U of L

    By Simon Isham– As a freshman at Towson University in Baltimore, Md., Brian Stelter created TVNewser, a blog about cable television news. Throughout his college years, the blog gained notoriety and “The New York Times” picked up...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Under Fire: IT accused of discrimination and financial mismanagement

    This story continues coverage begun on Nov. 5, 2013. The original Louisville Cardinal article by Ginny Washbish can be found here. The Reddit.com post can be found here. By Simon Isham— U of L Information Technology continues...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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  • How are snow days called?

    By Simon Isham– The university has already had twice as many cancellations and delays as in last two years combined. Though Provost Shirley Willihnganz, the person responsible for calling off school, does not think further snow days...

    • Posted February 9, 2014
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  • SGA elections to be uncontested

    By Simon Isham– For the first time in the U of L Student Government Association’s history, the winners have been decided before the voting has even started. Only one candidate campaigned for each of the 14 available...

    • Posted January 28, 2014
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  • True Colors: Making the cut: What it means to be a Cardinal of color

    This article is the third part of a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Two here. By Simon Isham– The Cardinal continues its series on students of color this week with U of L’s primary recruiter:...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • True Colors: Definitional changes in reporting can make gauging diversity difficult

    This article is the second part of a three-part series. Read Part One and Part Three here. By Simon Isham— U of L receives incentives from the state for attracting and maintaining a diverse student, staff and...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • True Colors: How the university is forging opportunities for a diverse student body at the Cultural Center

    This article is the first part of a three-part series. Read Part Two and Part Three here. By Simon Isham — The fall semester has seen major reorganization in the staff U of L’s Cultural Center, the...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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