All posts tagged "Opinion"

  • Student Opinion
    The system needs overhaul to entice the public to vote

    By Aaron Hartley– Every election season, the importance of voter turnout is restated, as it should be. Voter turnout is possibly the key element in ensuring the system functions properly, and guarantee the person with the majority...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Voter turnout crucial this election season

    By Ashley Carroll– As many of us already know, voting is incredibly important. This is true whether it’s an off-year mayoral election, open primary or when the Oval Office is up for grabs. This past fall, pollsters got...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    One Nation, Under God?: Religion shouldn’t determine the president

    By Zachary Conatser– What makes a president effective? Is it the hair? No. Charming smile and easy eyes? No. The way they move and carry themselves, or even the clothes they wear? No, of course not. What...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Self-inflicted wound hits U of L players and fanbase

    By Nick Amon– “The first thing I tweeted when I first got here was: ‘God got me,’ and I truly believe that to this day.” This is what an optimistic Trey Lewis said to the media last...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    You’re sad if you actually celebrate S.A.D.

    By Ryan Hiles– For the last three years, I was in a committed relationship on Valentine’s Day. We did the dinners, the gifts, all that lovey-dovey, romantic jazz that made all my single friends cringe. Well I’m...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Bevin shows no love to A&S students

    By Christopher Acree– Senior English major, Morgan Hubsch, has taken a path similar to many college students these days – she’s on her third major. Having initially tried equine business and business as areas of study, she...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Proposed budget cuts hit U of L hard

    By Nick Amon– Governor Matt Bevin proposed a state budget that would significantly cut funding for higher-education across the commonwealth.  Executive action will cut 4.5 percent of the current budget immediately. A grotesque nine percent will be cut...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    State audit shakes U of L’s Foundation

    By Ashley Carroll– 2015 was a big year for the University of Louisville Foundation. The board is a non-profit organization directed by 15 board members who oversee U of L fundraising dollars. Back in the summer of...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Commuters struggle finding solace in snow

    By Christopher Acree– Waking up and seeing snow outside might be the only thing that connects students from preschool to pre-med besides a seething hatred of academics. Much like a kid on Christmas morning, our pupils rush...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • White Oscars outrage hints at larger issue

    By Aaron Hartley– When the Oscar nominees were announced a few weeks ago, they were met with heated contention. For the second year in a row, people of color have been totally excluded from the four acting...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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