All posts tagged "speech"

  • CIA Director Gina Haspel delivers McConnell Center lecture

    By Sam Combest — CIA Director Gina Haspel spoke to a packed Bigelow Hall Monday as the first speaker of the McConnell Center Distinguished Speaker Series. She recounted her career up to her controversial appointment as a...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • Grawemeyer Hall, U of L
    Brief: Neil Gorsuch to meet with McConnell Scholars

    By Janet Dake —  Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will speak at U of L Sept. 21 at the McConnell Center. Gorsuch will speak and answer questions publicly, but is also expected to meet with McConnell Scholar...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Pulitzer Prize winner comes to U of L

    By Ronica Hutchison– Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-seller author Isabel Wilkerson spoke at U of L on March 2 about African-Americans’ migration from 1900s South in a free event. The event titled “The Warmth of Other Suns” is based...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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  • ‘Act of God’ misused?

    By Wes Kerrick– I feel compelled to express my concern over a story published in the Mar. 26 edition: “Baptist Campus Ministries building set ablaze over spring break.” The story concludes, “It will be left up to...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Speech disfluencies: The garbage of our language

    By James El-Mallakh– If you’re a young person, you may have been criticized at least once for your use of the word like as a placeholder. One can listen to most young people these days and find...

    • Posted October 30, 2011
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