All posts tagged "U of L"

  • Community gathers to remember Savannah Walker

    By Kyeland Jackson — More than a hundred gathered in near-freezing cold to remember slain U of L student Savannah Walker March 22. Walker was killed in a shooting at Tim Faulkner gallery early March 19. Five...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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    Trump redefines “fake” news

    By Nick Amon — A new age is upon us. An age where media outlets and news organizations alike have become a target of not only our wet-eared Oval Office, but generally anyone who feels information that’s...

    • Posted March 5, 2017
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    U of L suspends hiring freeze, pushes enrollment increase

    By Kyeland Jackson — Acting Provost Dale Billingsley said a hiring freeze, implemented after a $48 million budget deficit shook the university two weeks ago, was temporarily lifted. He also proposed growing the student population to 30,000 students,...

    • Posted March 3, 2017
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  • Faculty Senate, Isaac Sanchez
    Amid budget cuts, faculty urge transparency

    By Kyeland Jackson — Faculty senate members urged transparency in their first meeting since Interim President Greg Postel revealed a $48 million budget shortfall. “I think we need to hold firm with the interim president that, throughout...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • Foundation bars employee agreements until forensic audit completes

    By Kyeland Jackson — The U of L Foundation approved a resolution barring employment, settlement or termination agreements with current or future workers on Feb. 28. U of L Board of Trustees Chair David Grissom suggested the resolution,...

    • Posted February 28, 2017
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  • SGA update
    SGA election ballots clog under new system

    By Kyeland Jackson — Election ballots for students, voting for an unprecedented number of SGA candidates, will issue a day later for some. SGA Chief of Staff Jacob Abrahamson said the Blue system, also used for course evaluations,...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • RaiseRED brings over $450,000 to oncology and hematology research

    By Briana Williams– After months of fundraising, U of L students helped bring $459,402.50 to Louisville pediatric cancer and disease research. For the fourth consecutive year, U of L’s 18-hour dancing marathon exceeded its initial goal. RaiseRED was intended...

    • Posted February 26, 2017
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  • get out movie
    “Get Out” thrills, rejuvenates horror genre

    By Kyeland Jackson — In Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out” ably thrills, keeping audiences in suspense without cheap jump-scares. The movie brings an imaginative plot, superb acting, creepy score and fantastic cinematography coupled with effective lighting...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
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  • SGA candidates debate, push platforms’ message

    By Kyeland Jackson — Student Government Association top four candidates answered questions, outlining their election plans and pushing for votes in a debate Feb. 22. Students packed the Chao Auditorium as candidates for SGA president, executive vice president,...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • Faculty to consider resisting university budget cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson — University faculty will consider a resolution challenging Interim President Greg Postel’s budget cut resolutions. U of L American Association of University Professors President Avery Kolers and Vice President Susan Jarosi wrote the resolution, questioning...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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