Whether biological, adoptive, spiritual or communal, mother and father figures have in our might the power to shape society's next thinkers and change-agents. Yet, sometimes parents get it wrong.
It took a journalist with Mark Hebert's talents, and courage, to dig out a scandal about a sitting Governor and make it a national story. With a long-term national impact.
Universities across the United States are urging President Obama and Congress to recommit -- now -- to necessary and fundamental investments in research.
We've engaged our entire campus community, community leaders and our Board of Trustees in this ambitious endeavor to figure out how we can better serve our students, the Louisville community and the Commonwealth.
It's completely ludicrous to say, "NCAA student-athletes should be paid because schools and the NCAA profit off of them while the kids don't get paid," without considering the thousands of student-athletes who aren't worth a cent to their respective institution of higher education.
As Kevin Ware suffered the injury, the outcome of the NCAA tournament might've shifted on its axis.
We'll eventually hear Kevin Ware's version of the injury, but from experience I know that on impact his brain and body instantly coursed with the hormone epinephrine which elicits the classic fight or flight response, intense focus, and often masks or dulls the initial searing pain.
This is a story about how college sports can -- and in this case, I hope, will -- vivify the intellectual, cultural and economic life of an old, but now very much alive, industrial city in Kentucky.
Since Chick-fil-A is openly advocating the limitation of the rights of gay citizens, they cannot possibly fit into a diversity paradigm.
Louisville has won eight straight, including wins over five ranked teams, heading into quite possibly the biggest game in the history of basketball in the state of Kentucky: a Final Four date with University of Kentucky in New Orleans.
In April, Al Cross is being inducted in the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. No one worked harder or longer to gather all the nuances of a story than Al Cross.
The significance of Obama's inauguration resides in the sweat, blood, and tears shed by our forefathers so that people of all races, creed, and gender could share in the American inheritance.