All posts tagged "James El-Mallakh"
Student group asks university to ‘divorce’ sweatshops
Cards United Against Sweatshops visited Grawemeyer Hall to give a letter, and an engagement ring, to the University to encourage them leave contracts with clothing companies that use sweatshops. The goal, they said, is to have U of...
- Posted December 11, 2014
Sobering stats released on spring break safety
By James El-Mallakh– Spring break can be a time for college students to relax and forget about school, but it can present dangers. Many well-intentioned students will travel to destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach or...
- Posted March 7, 2013
That Foreign Land
by JAMES EL-MALLAKH That foreign land That land that only exists as a concept in my head. It’s all a dream that I want to wake up into. I want to run my fingers through its...
- Posted February 27, 2013
Prof. Jasmine Farrier examines congressional flip-flopping
By James El-Mallakh– University of Louisville political science professor Jasmine Farrier kicked off the University Club’s “Meet the Professor Series” with a speech called, “Rethinking the Place of Congress in the 21st Century.” The speech on Thursday...
- Posted January 15, 2013
U of L Medical and KentuckyOne to partner
By James El-Mallakh– The University of Louisville Medical Center, UMC, have announced that University Hospital and KentuckyOne Health will be partnering. The agreement has been signed by both partnering entities and Governor Steve Beshear. The partnership follows...
- Posted November 20, 2012
Actor and filmmaker Jesus Nobot talks voting trends
By James El-Mallakh– Jesus Nebot, an actor and filmmaker, spoke at the University of Louisville’s Chao auditorium on Monday about voting trends in young people. “For a lot of international students and for a lot of people...
- Posted November 9, 2012
Superstorm Sandy strikes
By James El-Mallakh– Hurricane Sandy, though it was almost 700 miles away, still affected the weather in Louisville and across Kentucky after it made landfall last Monday, Oct. 29 in New Jersey. Overall Sandy’s impact on Louisville...
- Posted November 8, 2012
Black theatre: Premise and presentation
By James El-Mallakh– Two theatre directors held a town hall-format speech at U of L’s Thrust Theatre about race in the performing arts on Oct. 25. Barbara and Carlton Molette are a husband and wife team, who...
- Posted November 2, 2012
Pink panties trumps people power: Why your Pink Brand panties are putting mine in a knot
By James El-Mallakh– Near the end of September two events were held outside U of L’s Red Barn within two days of each other. The first was the annual Take Back the Night or TBTN. Its purpose...
- Posted October 16, 2012
U of L faculty and staff gather at open forum to voice concerns
By James El-Mallakh– On Thursday, Sept. 20, the Universityof Louisville administration held an open forum for faculty and staff members to voice any questions or concerns to top members of the U of L administration. The panel...
- Posted September 25, 2012