All posts tagged "Tyler Mercer"

  • Dear Freshmen: Classmates are kind of the worst

    After three long, but wonderful, years at the University of Louisville, I have finally realized that there is a factory somewhere out there chugging out students. They are made in molds that create the same basic types...

    • Posted September 22, 2014
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  • Dear Freshmen: welcome home

    By Tyler Mercer– Hello and welcome to the University of Louisville. If you’re reading this at orientation, I promise it gets better. Orientation barely scratches the surface of everything you will learn, encounter and love about U...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Possible versus probable: the grandmother excuse

    By Tyler Mercer– Recently I read a play by Margaret Edson titled “Wit.” For reference, some of the editions use the original spelling, “W;t.” The main character was an English professor suffering from cancer who was having...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • My kingdom for a job: ‘Intern Queen’ Lauren Berger reveals how unpaid work pays off

    By Tyler Mercer– Students gathered in Chao Auditorium last Wednesday night to hear the Intern Queen tell her story and point a guiding finger in the direction to success. Her story and advice encouraged the audience present...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • Cardinal Review: Paramore bounces back with 4th album

    By Tyler Mercer– After a long, four-year wait, Paramore fans everywhere were able to get their hands on the alternative rock sound that they’ve become so attached to. The self-titled album that was released only a week...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: having a successful interview

    By Tyler Mercer– Getting the job has become more and more difficult as the years have passed. The amount of education employers require and the skill of networking we should all strive to possess have increased significantly....

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Pride in your school, not your pyrotechnics

    By Tyler Mercer– The celebration was amazing last Monday night after our men’s basketball team became national champions. Last Tuesday was a struggle for practically everyone in our beautiful city, but the struggle was worth the celebration...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Who is punished with the death penalty?

    By Tyler Mercer– Everyone recalls the Aurora Theater shooting this past July, and we look at it with sympathy, compassion and a demand for justice to be served. Rightly so since the shooter held no mercy for...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: good bye dorm, hello mom

    By Tyler Mercer– This time last year, I was wrapping up my freshmen year of college and it had simply flown by me. I was not prepared to give up all the fun I was having to...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • Dear Freshman: Tips on finding a match

    By Tyler Mercer– There are certain things to remember when it comes time to pick a new roommate again: the obvious questions about where you’ll be living and who will bring what in terms of electronics and...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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