PlayWorks at Waterfront Park Thursday, Jan 14 2021 

Waterfront Park Seeking Input on Phase IV Expansion Plans for PlayWorks   A 1.5-acre outdoor experiential learning area planned for Louisville’s Waterfront Park   PlayWorks at Waterfront Park Phase IV is a transformative experience for Louisville’s residents & visitors, brought to you through the collaboration and partnership of Waterfront Park and the Kentucky Science Center. A 1.5 acre experience that [...]

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Markertown: Support Local Teacher and Mom of Four To Bring her Book To Market! Wednesday, Jan 13 2021 

Local mom follows her lifelong dream to write and illustrate a children’s book Do your kids misplace their marker caps? Do they not snap them on tight? This book is for you! Amanda Fox, 7th grade teacher, author of Markertown, illustrator, and mother of four used the global pandemic  as an opportunity to chase her dreams of writing and illustrating [...]

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van Gogh Exhibit in Indianapolis Wednesday, Jan 13 2021 

THE LUME Indianapolis van Gogh exhibit will be at Newfields starting June 2021 Plan a day trip to Indianapolis to see this unique art experience! This van Gogh Exhibit in Indianapolis will be coming June 2021 for a totally unique experience at the Newfields museum. THE LUME Indianapolis will feature nearly 30,000 sq. ft. of New Immersive Digital Art Galleries. [...]

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Free Kentucky Science Center Membership opportunity Thursday, Dec 3 2020 

A new membership level will allow even more people to access Kentucky Science Center! NEW Community Access Membership. Learn more about this free membership opportunity for families! Kentucky Science Center has a new membership level that will allow even more people to access Kentucky Science Center. It’s the new Community Access Membership! This membership provides a free family membership to [...]

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Day Trip to Loveland Castle Monday, Nov 16 2020 

Loveland Ohio is about two hours northeast of Louisville, just outside of Cincinnati. My kids and I recently took a trip up to the Loveland area to visit some area parks and Loveland Castle. Loveland Castle, otherwise known as Chateau Laroche (“Rock Castle” in French) is a real castle built by a World War I veteran named Harry D. Andrews. [...]

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U of L students share what it’s like to learn during a pandemic Thursday, Oct 29 2020 

By Gabriel Howard — 

Colleges across the nation are now months into their fall semester. While some have failed to welcomes students back, the University of Louisville is one of many schools that has had a successful reopening.

With a low positivity rate of 1.94%, campus has been a relatively safe place for students to come and learn. And for those who don’t want to come to campus, distance education is a viable option for some.

With this in mind, how have the students felt getting their education in this new look form of university?

Taking a look at students from various majors and schedules, their experiences during this semester seem to all have different trajectories.

Junior business major Tristen Bromagen said he has had an up and down experience up to this point.

“Coming to campus was something I never expected given how last semester ended,” Bromagen said. “I really liked that they opened campus back up. I felt like I might never be back in the classroom.”

But Bromagen said that online learning has been a struggle for him.

“Online classes simply aren’t for me. They don’t feel fully engaging and leave me wishing that I could be in a classroom,” he said.

Such a feeling is something that a lot of students might be able to relate to. While others couldn’t agree less.

With online classes being charged the same as in-person or hybrid courses, a lot of students have decided to steer clear of going to campus. Instead they have opted for online instruction, getting an education from the comfort of their own residence.

Sydney Broadway, a senior of the college of education has had a different experience in the virtual environment.

“Learning my classes online is actually helping me prepare for when I have to teach my own classes online in the future,” Broadway said.

She continued to point out how online learning has been more beneficial than the classroom because she has more resources to learn and gain a better understanding of what she is learning.

“The extra time we have to work and learn in the online courses helps me way more than I expected,” Broadway said. “I’m starting to wish I had always taken classes online.”

No matter the choice, it seems while some students  love having an almost entirely virtual experience, others dread having it stare at the computer screen for hours upon end. It would be safe to say that the experience of virtual learning is a bit of a mixed bag.

File Graphic // The Louisville Cardinal

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Frazier Museum Free Membership Wednesday, Oct 21 2020 

The Frazier Museum is offering free membership for a year to local residents Frazier History Museum is offering a free membership to anyone in the surrounding Louisville area (see details below) through October 31, 2021 Wow, this is amazing. Family memberships are an $84 value and you can get it for free. You can get access to this museum for [...]

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Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting Zoo in Nashville, Indiana Monday, Oct 5 2020 

Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting Zoo is a wildlife sanctuary in Brown County, Indiana where you can feed, pet, and play with the animals. Meet and greet animals in a unique way at this Indiana wildlife farm.  Zoo’Opolis Exotic Petting Zoo is open two times a day on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You definitely need to make reservations before visiting. Check [...]

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Educational Justice tutoring and volunteer opportunities for kids Monday, Sep 14 2020 

Educational Justice strives to end educational inequity by pairing a 5th-8th grade student with a high-achieving high school student for long-term academic mentorship. The goal of Educational Justice is to improve students’ academic performance while providing a meaningful student leadership experience. Students from low- income families perform about 3-6 grade levels below their peers from high-income backgrounds. In our community, [...]

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NTI Childcare and NTI Camps in Louisville Thursday, Aug 13 2020 

Many parents are seeking information about NTI Childcare or NTI Camps for their kids for the 2020-2021 school year We have researched businesses and organizations that are offering childcare services for virtual learning.  NTI Childcare is a very big concern for many Louisville parents. Businesses and organizations are innovating to provide camps or other forms of childcare to help parents [...]

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