All posts tagged "wesley kerrick"

  • Bookstore hosts Pitino book signing

    By: Wesley Kerrick Noon couldn’t come soon enough for the nearly 40 people lined up inside U of L’s bookstore last Wednesday. In a flurry, cashiers were selling each of them Coach Rick Pitino’s new book, “The...

    • Posted October 26, 2013
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  • Narrative: TARC diversity displays more than race

    By Wesley Kerrick– I saw it on the bus. A white man volunteered his seat to a young African American woman. Elsewhere on the TARC, white people and black people were sitting side by side. We’ve come...

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • Let’s talk money: Financial adviser Rachel Cruze helps college students set goals and avoid debt

    By Wesley Kerrick– Rachel Cruze is the daughter of financial guru Dave Ramsey and is on staff with his Nashville-based organization, Lampo Group LLC. She speaks at schools, community events and churches throughout the country. Through email,...

    • Posted April 9, 2013
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  • U of L faculty plans for Student Success Summit

    By Wesley Kerrick– An online transfer fair and a summit for faculty are on the agenda as the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education works toward a better educated commonwealth. Next Wednesday, students at Kentucky’s high schools and...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Postsecondary Education council gives chair, vice chair second terms

    By Wesley Kerrick– The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education recently re-elected its chair and vice chair, keeping them at the helm of an agency that plays a vital role in U of L’s key decisions. At its...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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  • A tree falls in Louisville

    By Wesley Kerrick– Over Winter Break, I read an email about fences going up and sidewalks closing in around the Speed Art Museum. So when I returned to campus, I was ready for that. I’d looked at...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • UofL students to rally in Frankfort against mountaintop removal

    Head a couple hours southeast of Louisville, and you will find yourself in the heart of Kentucky’s Appalachian region. And in the midst of controversy. Last Monday, a coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the...

    • Posted February 5, 2013
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  • Conflict in Gaza causes controversy across the world

    By Wesley Kerrick– Bloody rocket exchanges in Israel and the Gaza Strip this month reflect long-standing hostility between Israel and Hamas, the organization that controls Gaza. The conflict centers on decades-old controversy over Zionism. On its website,...

    • Posted November 13, 2012
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  • Paying it forward, paying it back

    U of L student Chad Caldwell on seizing hope and rebuilding community By Wesley Kerrick– Harsh conditions in Louisville’s West End shaped a U of L sophomore’s upbringing. Now he is working to shape his neighborhood into...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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