All posts tagged "kentucky"

  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls Rand Paul’s deficit worries “hollow” in McConnell Center speech

    By Joseph Lyell — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Senator Rand Paul’s opposition to last week’s federal budget is “very hollow” in a campus speech Feb. 12. Schumer delivered the keynote address for the McConnell Center’s...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • Law school panel discusses the transition from #MeToo to #NowWhat

    By: Lyndsey Newport — The U of L Brandeis School of Law hosted a symposium dedicated to the recent social media movement #MeToo and the reactionary sensation #NowWhat on Feb. 9. The #MeToo movement has gained traction...

    • Posted February 11, 2018
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  • Louisville student wins 2018 Flo Gault Student Poetry Prize

    By Bailey Campagna — U of L sophomore Iva Moore won the 2018 Flo Gault Student Poetry Prize, awarded on Feb. 7. The competition was open to all full-time college students in Kentucky. The Flo Gault award...

    • Posted February 11, 2018
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  • Cardinals visit Frankfort to lobby for student interests

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L students traveled to Frankfort Feb. 6 to lobby for the university’s interests. The trip was a product of SGA’s Cards in Action program, which aims to inform state legislators of...

    • Posted February 6, 2018
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Faculty senate urges change in power-granting bill

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s faculty is suggesting changes to a bill granting Gov. Matt Bevin sweeping powers to replace academic boards. Senate Bill 107 affects public institutions in Kentucky by granting Bevin power to replace...

    • Posted January 29, 2017
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  • Behind closed doors: transgender bill endangers students

    By Jahnai Brown — Behind closed stalls, for lack of better words, we find ourselves in a very personal and intimate situation. Restroom stalls hide us away from the view of others, allowing us a place to...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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  • governor matt bevin
    Bevin’s unilateral action sets a dangerous precedent

    By Benjamin Hacht — Pointing fingers is a trademark for the politically ambitious, but who is really at fault for the University of Louisville’s probationary state and continued controversy? Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear blames Gov. Matt...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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  • board of trustees, BOT
    Greg Postel named U of L interim president

    By Kyeland Jackson — Greg Postel, employed for 22 years at U of L, will be its new interim president effective Jan. 30. Postel was named on Jan. 21 by Governor Matt Bevin’s new board of trustees,...

    • Posted January 21, 2017
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  • Famed activist ignites sell-out crowd

    By Shelby Brown — Professor and political activist Angela Davis gave the 10th annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture Thursday night, talking about racism, sexism, history and politics. People lined up at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium hours before the...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Confederate statue UofL
    Confederate statue moving to Brandenburg

    By Kyeland Jackson — Construction crews began dismantling U of L’s controversial Confederate statue Saturday. The statue has a new home: Brandenburg, Kentucky. Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced the move in a news release Nov.15, stating the...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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