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Bellarmine students fight local food insecurity, donating uneaten cafeteria food to people in need.

Tonya Summerlin and her crew strode briskly through the University Dining Hall’s double doors and out into the fading daylight, a tray of red potatoes in hand. After carefully packing the goods in her car, they were off to the next location. Pairing the potatoes with a main course could …

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Food Review: Seafood Lady

Soulful, Floridian-style seafood restaurants are few and far between in Louisville, so thank goodness Seafood Lady is selling well-priced seafood downtown on Oak street. On the inside, the restaurant looks like it belongs right off the boardwalk of Atlantic Beach, with its coral rugs and kitschy hanging mermaids that I …

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Food Review: Check’s Cafe

Surrounded by a quaint residential area and across the street from the duPont Manual High School football stadium, Check’s Cafe is the definition of a neighborhood diner. The front patio has a welcoming family-diner feel, with a large checkered awning and multiple tables set up along the sidewalk. A large, …

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Louisville youth are utilizing social media to develop and promote positive self image.

  Belle Phothirath clutched her stomach as she walked steadily towards Carroll High School. The scene was innocent at first glance, giddy students buzzing with ‘first-day-of-school’ excitement, but a nightmare to 14-year-old Phothirath. Phothirath’s high school consisted of teens sporting all different looks, from spiffy, to sparkly, to spunky or …

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Louisville’s youth roller derby teams empower and support young women

Hannah Brown, better known in the roller derby world as Skull Kid, left her second practice feeling fulfilled, a sentiment she had not felt in a while. As Hannah headed towards her mom’s car, she couldn’t help but appreciate the sense of community her new team offered her. Hannah remembered …

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River Town Sound: Part two of a series exploring Louisville’s evolving music culture

A group of men in their early to mid-twenties surveyed the crowd arriving at the New Vintage. With each additional attendee, the men looked around at each other, nodding with satisfaction: this kid could pull — this “kid” being the evening’s young headlining rapper, Jack Harlow.

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The JCPS student assignment plan attempts to reduce enduring de facto segregation in Louisville

The low, methodical thump of R&B music pulsed through 17-year-old Ke Ke White’s headphones as she walked south down the sidewalk parallel to Hubbards Lane towards Mall St. Matthews. As the African-American high school senior stepped away from Waggener High School and onto the sidewalk she noticed something.

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The buff and the bombers continue to wage urban war

Cold sweat ran from Paner’s brow down to his hands and dripped off the top of Louisville’s abandoned ice factory onto Shelby Street below. He would have wiped the distraction away, but his fists were locked in a hard grip, holding his friend Soare by the shins — upside down.

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