All posts tagged "government"

  • Faculty troubled by bill’s threat to tenure

    By Shelby Brown — A last-minute addition to the state budget would allow universities to fire tenured professors if the institution changes or removes an academic program. The provision, added by Sen. Chris McDaniel, would effectively suspend tenure for...

    • Posted March 29, 2018
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    A date with Trump’s unconfirmed cabinet

    By Kyeland Jackson — The United States’ honeymoon phase is over. President Donald Trump’s cabinet picks awaiting Senate confirmation can be overshadowed by controversial executive orders. It’s easy to pick a side for Trump’s policies. But when...

    • Posted February 5, 2017
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    Faculty senate discuss accreditation worries and university’s future

    By Kyeland Jackson — Faculty members voiced worries during Wednesday’s faculty senate meeting. It is the first meeting since state legislators passed Senate Bill 12, abolishing the board of trustees in lieu of members vetted by Gov....

    • Posted January 11, 2017
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  • Student Opinion
    McConnell finds his center: disrupting American politics

    By Kyeland Jackson– Since being elected the Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell has been hard at work. By that, I mean hard at work ensuring federal judicial appointments don’t work. McConnell has made it a mantra to stomp...

    • Posted April 2, 2016
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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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  • Americans question government’s competency after shutdown

    By Clinton McIntosh–   I’m glad the government shutdown is over, but for some reason, I’m not filled with any kind of beaming hope that our leaders won’t continue to put us through these ridiculous manufactured crises...

    • Posted October 29, 2013
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  • Yours truly, Carrie Mattingly: A letter from the SGA president

    Welcome, new and returning Cardinals! My name is Carrie Mattingly, and I am pleased to be serving you as SGA President for the 2013-2014 academic year. My job is to lobby for the student interest on campus...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • ‘The Orientation’ Issue:’ Poised to be the case of the summer, the Defense of Marriage Act meets the ‘court of last resort’

    By Simon Isham– Name: Sonia Sotomayor Age: 58 Track record: Attempted to avoid the question of same-sex marriage in her 2009 Supreme Court nomination hearing. Remarks: “If the issue is letting the states experiment and letting the...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham and Maggie Cunningham– Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage case Edie Windsor married Thea Spyer in Canada after a 40-year romantic partnership. After Spyer’s death in 2009, Windsor was faced with $363,000 in federal estate...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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  • Sustainability measures proposed in SGA Senate

    By Maggie Cunningham– The University of Louisville’s SGA Senators may have some new changes coming to campus in the future. The Senate came together on March 19 for its biweekly meeting. The topics discussed were varied from...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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