All posts tagged "Opinion"

  • Ramsey’s “resignation” distracts from bigger picture

    By Nick Amon– This past Friday Gov. Matt Bevin made the swift announcement that James Ramsey will be stepping down from his position as president here at U of L.  As the weekend passed, the news of...

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • Pride and president

    By Kyeland Jackson — It happens less often than it should, but the university made me proud today. Faced with the recommendation to funnel 12 million from students via a tuition rates increase, U of L’s board...

    • Posted June 3, 2016
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  • President James Ramsey & Confederate Statue
    Editorial: Moving statue does not erase history

    By Sam Draut– I’ll preface all this by saying I’m white and privileged. I grew up in a classic suburban setting, void of racial degradation and prejudices directed toward me. As a I child, I went on occasional trips to...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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  • Editor’s note: 10 things I learned as EIC

    By Olivia Krauth– Three semesters and 43 issues later, my term as the Cardinal’s Editor-in-Chief is over. That’s right—by the time you read this, I’ll be the washed-up, former EIC. As much as I dislike having the...

    • Posted April 18, 2016
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  • Anti-LGBT bills move southern states backwards

    By Bethany Stacy– Last summer, the United States made a huge stride toward equality for the LGBT community when the Supreme Court declared the ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. LGBT people and their allies all over the...

    • Posted April 13, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    The luxuries of living close to campus

    By Sam Draut– I spent my first year at the University of Louisville living in the presidential suite at Unitas Tower, and though my prowess as an RSA president gave me various benefits, I decided to move...

    • Posted April 4, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Commuters feel the struggle of living off-campus

    By Christopher Acree– The city of Louisville has a history of long-distance travel. It was here that Lewis and Clark met with several other members of the Corps of Discovery before traveling across the Louisiana territory to...

    • Posted April 3, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    Hateful graffiti undermines U of L’s diversity image

    By Nick Amon– We should have a discussion. Despite a campus-wide email, it seems like no one knows about—or cares about—another instance of discrimination on campus. A close-minded Banksy wannabe spray-painted a derogatory message geared towards the...

    • Posted March 27, 2016
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  • Bevin’s crusade against Planned Parenthood ignores larger issues

    By Aaron Hartley– In his first few months in office, Governor Matt Bevin has made it abundantly clear where his priorities lie. A staunch conservative, Bevin has been working diligently, and often successfully, to undo many of...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Trump craze follows Americans abroad

    By Ryan Hiles– I’m writing this on the flight home from Manchester, in the hope memories of my trip to England will lead to imagery effortlessly rolling out onto the page like gravy pouring out of an English meat...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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