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Activist Julia Butterfly Hill to Speak in Louisville Monday

by Erica Peterson on October 23, 2011

Activist Julia Butterfly Hill will speak in Louisville tomorrow. In the late 1990s, Hill spent two years living in an ancient California redwood tree to save it from destruction by logging companies. She made her name in the environmental community during that tree sit, and has continued similar acts of civil disobedience since then.

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Today, Hill is still advocating similar forms of social disobedience. She didn’t have access to a cell phone or social media in 1997 when she was living in the tree, but says these tools have had an amazing effect on recent protests.

“The stories we tell play a very powerful and profound role in the world that we create. And having this access to storytelling in a way that’s real time with real experiences hitting global within moments is making a huge difference in people being able to reclaim their communities and their world.” [click to continue…]

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CLOUT Calls for Expanded Bullying Policies

by Dalton Main April 11, 2011

Officials with the organization known as CLOUT say city schools are lacking in solid bullying policies. Citizens of Louisville Organized and United Together is hoping to draw attention to ongoing problems it says have become evident from its research. Education Research Committee co-chair Chris Kolb says most of the research consists of face to face […]

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Bellarmine Celebrates First National Championship

by Dalton Main March 29, 2011

Fans and students celebrated the Bellarmine University men’s basketball team Tuesday night, for winning the NCAA Division II national championship last weekend. The championship is the school’s first. In a ceremony on campus, Mayor Greg Fischer presented the players with a plaque recognizing each of them as distinguished citizens.

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Yarmuth Honors Knight’s National Championship

by Dalton Main March 29, 2011

The team will have a public celebration tonight at Knight’s Hall at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM and National Championship t-shirts will be available for $15. Representative John Yarmuth gave a speech today in the House of Representatives honoring the Bellarmine University Men’s Basketball Team for winning the NCAA Division II National Championship.

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Bellarmine Wins National Title

by Rick Howlett March 26, 2011

The Knights defeated BYU-Hawaii 71-68 today in Springfield, Massachusetts to claim the school’s first-ever men’s basketball title.

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NCAA: Bellarmine Advances To Division II Title Game

by Rick Howlett March 24, 2011

The Knights advanced to the title game with an 81-74 victory over Minnesota State-Mankato Thursday.
They’ll play BYU-Hawaii or West Liberty for the national championship Saturday at 1:00pm

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NCAA Basketball: Bellarmine Plays Minnesota State Tonight

by Todd Mundt March 24, 2011

Louisville’s Bellarmine University plays Minnesota State-Mankato tonight at 6pm. The Knights advanced to the Final Four of the men’s NCAA Division II basketball tournament yesterday, after defeating Midwestern State 70-64 in Springfield, Massachusetts. This is Bellarmine’s first-ever trip to the Final Four.

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NCAA: Bellarmine Reaches Division II Final Four

by Rick Howlett March 23, 2011

The Knights defeated Midwestern State 70-64 this afternoon in Springfield, Massachusetts to reach the national semifinals. They’ll play either Alabama-Huntsville or Minnesota State-Mankato at 6:00pm Thursday.

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Abramson Predicts Changes In Metro Government, Considers Future In Academia

by Gabe Bullard December 21, 2010

Outgoing Mayor Jerry Abramson says the Metro Council has become increasingly assertive in recent years, and his departure may embolden the body to try to exercise more control over city affairs.

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Bellarmine Creates Emergency Response Team

by Rick Howlett October 5, 2009

From WFPL’s Haley Hart Bellarmine University has announced the creation of a student-run team to provide emergency medical services. The Bellarmine Emergency Response Team, or BERT, is made up entirely of student volunteers and will be on duty at university events. The team will treat minor injuries and respond to more serious emergencies until Metro […]

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