All posts by Sam Combest

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  • Asylum advocates rally on campus

    By Sam Combest– Students and community members rallied outside the Student Activities Center (SAC) Nov. 7 in solidarity with the immigrant caravan coming from South America. Organizers rallied to support asylum seekers trekking across Mexico toward the...

    • Posted November 8, 2018
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  • President Bendapudi responds to backlash over social media post

    By Sam Combest — University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi addressed student complaints Nov. 5 regarding the living conditions in Threlkeld after a student’s Facebook post went viral. Bendapudi said in a post “the safety and health...

    • Posted November 7, 2018
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  • American Heart Association and UofL team up for tobacco research

    By Marcella Shandor — The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded U of L almost $17.98 million will go to U of L to continue research to provide evidence for tobacco regulation. With this award, U of L...

    • Posted November 6, 2018
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  • SAB’s Diversity Week 2018 to feature daily events

    By Taylor Smith — The University of Louisville Student Activities Board is hosting Diversity Week in an effort to promote inclusion and to celebrate the diversity the U of L has among faculty and students. From Nov....

    • Posted November 5, 2018
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  • Football player hit with gun charge

    By Sam Combest — University of Louisville football player Kemari Averett was arrested Oct. 15 on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment and fourth-degree assault for a domestic violence incident. The charges against Averett came after he allegedly...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Students and faculty rally for trans visibility

    By Sam Combest — More than 100 students and faculty gathered outside the Student Activities Center Oct. 30 to advocate for trans visibility. Protesters held signs with messages like “we have, can and will exist” and “We...

    • Posted October 31, 2018
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  • Executives promote diversity in Tyra speaker series

    By Sam Combest — The University of Louisville hosted the inaugural Vince Tyra Family Speaker Series on Leadership Excellence with Tim Ryan, U.S Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC North America, and Ron Parker, Former President and...

    • Posted October 29, 2018
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  • Athletics ticket sales under-performing

    By Sam Combest — Men’s basketball sales are lagging $7.6 million behind what athletics expected by Sept. 3o. Last year’s student ticket sales reached 2,094. As of Oct. 25, only 626 student tickets have been sold for...

    • Posted October 28, 2018
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  • A&S moving classes into the Portland community

    By Georgia Peyton — University of Louisville is expanding its horizons with a new Arts & Sciences building in Portland. This building is being renovated to provide a new space for the department of anthropology, the Hite...

    • Posted October 25, 2018
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  • Sustainability Council denied Commission status

    By Carley Williamson — The University of Louisville Sustainability Council proposal to become a Commission was denied Sept. 26. With commission status, the Sustainability Council would receive more funding to support U of L’s Climate Action Plan...

    • Posted October 25, 2018
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