All posts tagged "News"

  • Religion sparks controversy in international sports realm

    By Xavier Bleuel– On Feb. 10, 19-year old Gabriel Kadiev’s entry in the 80th minute at Teddy Stadium may have seemed like a normal substitution on paper, but to those watching, it was a groundbreaking and historic...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Former local scoutmaster campaigns for social change

    By Maggie Cunningham– A Louisville scoutmaster, who recently forced to resign after his sexual orientation was discovered by Boy Scout leadership, has started a petition to make the organization more inclusive. Five years ago, Greg Bourke and...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • U of L faculty plans for Student Success Summit

    By Wesley Kerrick– An online transfer fair and a summit for faculty are on the agenda as the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education works toward a better educated commonwealth. Next Wednesday, students at Kentucky’s high schools and...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Campus Progress and the battle of the bulging interest rates

    By Anna Meany– The growing tension of college students and recent graduates seeking to pay off their loans has become the motivation for Campus Progress, an online group that calls themselves “young people working for progressive change.”...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Roman Catholic Pope is the first to resign in centuries

    By Genevieve Mills– “Know why Pope Benedict XVI is retiring? He felt his boss was getting a bit ‘holier than thou.’” That’s the text I received from my uncle the other day and it’s tied for my...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Postsecondary Education council gives chair, vice chair second terms

    By Wesley Kerrick– The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education recently re-elected its chair and vice chair, keeping them at the helm of an agency that plays a vital role in U of L’s key decisions. At its...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • Industrial hemp bill passes state Senate, garners public support

    By Rae Hodge– After sailing through the Kentucky Senate Agriculture Committee, and passing out of the State Senate in a 31-6 vote, a bill supporting industrial hemp now faces an uncertain fate in the state House of...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • This week in Frankfort: One dean honored, two smoking bands considered and a hundred baby bibs hung

    By Rae Hodge–   The Kentucky legislature resumed business in Frankfort in the last week, and swiftly began taking up legislation in committee and chamber. The following events are highlights from the week’s activities, including celebrations, landmark...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham–   Pedestrian bridge opens downtown   After more than two decades in the works, the Big Four pedestrian and bike bridge that spans the Ohio River has now opened to the public– at least...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • Board of trustees approves deans for schools of nursing, public health

    By Noor Yussuf– The University of Louisville Board of Trustees met on Thursday to discuss several issues including the president’s report to the board and the university at-large. In his report, Ramsey acknowledged elected U of L...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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