All posts tagged "Vishnu Tirumala"

  • SGA addresses Cultural Center concerns, nightly escort services

    By Jenna Tobbe — SGA continued to monitor the fate of the Cultural Center as two protests erupted in the past week. On Feb. 26, about a dozen protesters assembled outside President Greg Postel’s office. Last week...

    • Posted March 1, 2018
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  • Students protest plans to demolish Cultural Center

    By Bailey Campagna — Students organized a meeting in the Cultural Center Feb. 19 to discuss the building’s potential demolition and plans for relocating its programs. They expressed dissatisfaction with temporary relocation plans and distrust of administrators...

    • Posted February 20, 2018
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  • SGA President describes clean-up role of interims

    By Joseph Lyell — SGA President Vishnu Tirumala said frustration with U of L should be directed at past leaders, not the current ones. In an interview with The Cardinal, he said Board of Trustees Chair David...

    • Posted February 16, 2018
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    Renovations the main concern at SGA open forum

    By Bailey Campagna — The Student Government Association held an open forum Oct. 2 to increase transparency and give students the opportunity to voice concerns for campus renovations and improvements. SGA’s Top Four were asked about improvements to...

    • Posted October 3, 2017
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  • Vishnu Tirumala
    Letter to the Editor: Presidential search will be fair, open to university input

    By Vishnu Tirumala — As Student Body President, one of my most important roles is serving on our University’s Board of Trustees. The Board is the highest decision-making body at the University; they approve University expenditures, set...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • SGA update
    SGA rejects President Trump’s DACA decision, offers aid to affected students

    By Bailey Campagna — On Sept. 5th Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration would phase out the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program in the next six months, leaving Congress to decide whether to continue...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Film examines funding, public higher education on campuses

    By Elizabeth Money — The Speed Art Museum featured a screening of Steve Mim’s documentary, Starving the Beast, Aug. 24. The film aimed at revealing the disturbing attack being waged against public higher education. The film calls the situation one of...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • 2018 Academic Building
    University finalizing academic buildings’ construction

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s $80 million endeavor is almost done, promising new spaces for students and faculty. U of L Interim President Greg Postel spoke of the academic building, a four-story, $80 million construction,...

    • Posted June 30, 2017
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  • ULAA budget meeting
    Athletics board raises basketball ticket prices

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Athletic Association board approved a $104.5 million budget June 2, up $8.1 million from 2016-17. Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director Kevin Miller said ULAA’s revenue grew four percent this past year. They also...

    • Posted June 2, 2017
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  • SGA update
    SAC renovation will not remove the ramp

    By Shelby Brown– In a change from original construction plans, the SAC ramp will not be removed, saving upwards of $800,000. In Tuesday’s SGA Senate meeting, Director of Student Involvement Tim Moore said chill water and steam lines run...

    • Posted April 12, 2017
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