All posts tagged "Opinion"

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    U of L Foundation: We’re mad at the wrong people

    By Jacob Abrahamson The pressure has been on U of L President James Ramsey and the U of L Foundation this summer over payments to administrators, leading to the planned audit of the Foundation by the State...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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    UK ambushes GSP students with new ACT requirement

    By Jerome Soldo “The University of Kentucky can’t afford to continue giving scholarships to our state’s best students,” I tweeted in response to the University of Kentucky’s recent announcement of bumping ACT score requirements from 28 to...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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    Administration worries more about expansion than student needs

    By Ryan Hiles Construction is a word we don’t often think about on any kind of deep level. It’s used ubiquitously as a blanket term for any project in which we see jackhammers, orange cones and traffic....

    • Posted August 26, 2015
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    Board Of Trustees lacks racial diversity required by state law

    By Nick Amon As the upcoming fall semester approaches, many things are astray around campus as students return from their elongated summer break. As many are focused on last minute class adjustments and book purchasing, this leads...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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    The do’s and do not’s in college

    By DALEN BARLOW–   Every freshman comes into college knowing that this will obviously be different from high school, but not knowing what to truly expect. College is a completely different world than high school, and it...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Move over Andrew Jackson: Nonprofit organization petitions to change the face of $20 dollar bill

    Emily Curtsinger–   Could Andrew Jackson’s time of the $20 bill be coming to a close?   “Women on 20s,” a nonprofit organization, is fighting for a women to be the face of the new $20 bill....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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    The ins & outs of owning a pet in college

    Samantha Schaefer–   Sometimes the transition from high school can be difficult – especially if you’re a freshman or coming from out of town and have to make new friends. So why not get a cute little...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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    Floods, fires, gridlock traffic: Thanks, Obama

    Nick Amon–     Whether you were stuck in traffic for an extra hour or saw Air Force One fly over campus, many of us are aware that President Barack Obama paid us a visit here in...

    • Posted April 14, 2015
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    Do taboo topics stifle students’ voices?

    By Nick Amon– College: a place where voices are found yet simultaneously challenged. A breeding ground for beliefs to be strengthened or dissolved. That being said, do we take the voice of others into consideration when expressing...

    • Posted April 2, 2015
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    How the ‘L Trail’ fails: A look into what really sparked the construction

    By Nick Amon–   In recent years here at U of L, safety has become a primary concern for students and faculty alike. Crimes ranging all the way from muggings and small thefts, to stabbings and abductions,...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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