UK President Eli Capilouto in a recent interview with the Kentucky Kernel said the administration is now focusing on how to renovate some older buildings in the center of campus.
Since the War on Drugs began, we have spent more than $1 trillion and yet drug use rates have not dramatically declined.
Pope Francis’ first visit to the U.S. this past week resonated deeply in the minds of religious and non-religious Americans alike. As a well-respected example of morality around the world, his presence commands an awe and respect similar to the presence of other world leaders and celebrities. While the Pope is revered for his dedication […]
Few injustices in our society are more heartbreaking than the idea that every night, thousands of Americans have no place to call home and rest their heads. What’s even more heartbreaking is that it’s a problem that seems so easily avoidable. The current homeless population in the U.S. is about 3.5 million. One might ask […]
College students are stressed — there’s no doubt about it. We’re working jobs, taking classes, working internships and trying to map out the rest of our lives. With all these commitments and responsibilities, it can be easy to ignore our mental health. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, one in four people between […]
One of the controversial parts of Kentucky history is the legacy of John Hunt Morgan, an early settler of Lexington who attended Transylvania College for two years.
Even though more than 20 percent of Louisville residents are black, the Universitiy of Louisville’s Board of Trustees has no black members. We live in a diverse society made up of people of different races, ethnicities, nationalities and religions. Even though we’ve made great progress in recent years, diversity doesn’t always translate to equal representation […]
In the U.S., turning 18 years old means one can do many things: join the military, face the death penalty, and buy lottery tickets and cigarettes — but not alcohol. The history of the legal drinking age in the U.S. is long and convoluted. After prohibition was repealed in 1933, the age of majority […]