Activist Julia Butterfly Hill to Speak in Louisville Monday

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. Today,… Continue reading Activist Julia Butterfly Hill to Speak in Louisville Monday

CLOUT Calls for Expanded Bullying Policies

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… Continue reading CLOUT Calls for Expanded Bullying Policies

Bellarmine Celebrates First National Championship

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.

Yarmuth Honors Knight’s National Championship

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.

NCAA Basketball: Bellarmine Plays Minnesota State Tonight

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.

Bellarmine Creates Emergency Response Team

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… Continue reading Bellarmine Creates Emergency Response Team