Student athletes have the power to influence social issues

Savon Gray
Kernel Columnist

Student athletes are beginning to understand the powers they possess after more than 30 University of Missouri football players announced on Nov. 7, they would not participate in any football-related activities until Tim Wolfe, the university system president, was removed from his position.

Yik Yak app highlights racial tensions on college campuses

As recent protests, death threats and terrorist attacks have dominated headlines and attracted attention on social media across the country, many people are looking to the popular anonymous microblogging app Yik Yak for answers.

Campus officials look to limit instances of unreported sexual assaults

A male UK student reported to university police that he was a victim of sexual misconduct in his dorm room by another male on Nov. 1, prompting a campus bulletin and furthering the conversation about sexual assault on campus.

Kentuckians vote for change with Bevin

Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday,  November 3, 2015. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

Republicans, adorned in suits and dresses, sipped their drinks and rang their Bevin bells. The crowd’s cheers roared louder and louder through the Louisville river front’s historic Galt House Hotel for Republican Governor-elect Matt Bevin as the precinct numbers rolled in.

Fun prevails despite loss at Curtis’ election night party

Independent candidate Drew Curtis talked on a podcast and hung out with his supporters in Lexington on election night.

Independent gubernatorial candidate Drew Curtis donned a purple blazer and green sneakers, laughing and drinking beers with supporters as his draw hovered around 4 percent of the vote on election night.

Students rally about Title IX investigation

Students rallied Friday outside Patterson Office Tower while holding signs and posters with messages like “End Rape Culture” in reaction to an ongoing Title IX sexual assault investigation at UK.