The Louisville Cardinal is the independent weekly student newspaper of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. It is published every Tuesday during the academic year and once in late April for distribution throughout the summer. The Louisville Cardinal was founded in 1926 and has maintained financial and editorial independence since 1980. Recent advisers include Robert Schulman, Vince Staten, Kim Speirs, Mickey Meece and Ralph Merkel. Its Editor-In-Chief is Joseph Lyell.