All posts tagged "Opinion"

  • lettortotheeditor
    Letter to the editor: Safe spaces in the ‘real world’

    By Krystal Willliamson — Mr. Amon wrote a piece on Nov. 17 that expressed a negative viewpoint towards the inclusion of safe spaces on college campuses, posturing that campuses were “coddling” students in need of a place...

    • Posted February 12, 2017
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  • opinion
    DeVos nomination demands public attention

    By Nick Amon — The senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as the new secretary of education on Feb. 7. Though the process of her confirmation is now complete, her nomination has been under a bombardment of criticism since early...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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  • lettortotheeditor
    Letter to the editor: Women’s rights march lacks intersectionality

    By Avalon Gupta VerWiebe — The night of the 2016 election, my best friend and I discussed going to DC for the inauguration. However, as time wore on we realized that it would be difficult to get off...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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  • Thorntons Academic Center isn’t a special privilege

    Editors’ note: This is a student-athlete’s reaction to an article about how the Thorntons Academic Center is providing special privileges to student-athletes. By Taylor Webster– For years, University of Louisville’s athletes were struggling to find the time...

    • Posted January 10, 2017
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  • Editorial: My degree is more important than a political agenda

    Remember this past summer when Governor Matt Bevin took it upon himself to dissolve U of L’s Board of Trustees? Many of us focused on Bevin’s more immediate call for former U of L President James Ramsey...

    • Posted December 13, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    New gen. ed. requirements save students time and money

    By Chris Acree — Six hours. It may not seem like much to a lot of people. You can only binge about half a season’s worth of TV in that time. I’ve taken trips to the bathroom...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • Kanye West unsurprisingly loses his mind, cancels Louisville show

    By Nick Amon — Remember back in October when everyone wigged out that Kanye West announced he’d be performing in the KFC Yum! Center this December? I definitely do. Sadly, the key word in that question is...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    The electoral college system has lost its touch

    By Ryan Hiles — I want to preface this by saying I accept the election results. As much as it shakes me to my core, Donald Trump is my president and he won that title through a legitimate election....

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • U of L prioritizes a new Subway over the commuter lounge

    By Chris Acree — Commuter students seem to get screwed over by the university fairly often. U of L’s student body is comprised of nearly 80 percent commuter students, and they can have issues deciding what to...

    • Posted November 17, 2016
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  • Coloring books and safe spaces won’t prepare you for the real world

    By Nick Amon — Whether it’s to better themselves as individuals or understand what they want to do, college is a catalyst for today’s youth. The most valuable knowledge one could gain during their college experience comes from those who challenge...

    • Posted November 17, 2016
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