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Todd gives six principles to student success

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When President Lee Todd was a child, he dreamed of being a high school math and science teacher. Now several years later, Todd has found himself preparing to retire from his position as the 11th president of UK with a different set of dreams.

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Last day for Greek Ball tix

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UK Panhellenic Council is hosting its first ever all-Greek event on April 15 and the deadline to purchase tickets is today.

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UK fans are Houston bound

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The road to the Final Four is a long one. Dedicated UK basketball fans will find that out when they trek 995 miles to Reliant Stadium in Houston to view the finale of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, at the expense of their wallets.

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Rupp could be redone

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On the heels of UK men’s basketball team’s trip to the Final Four, Lexington announced Monday plans to examine renovating the Lexington Center and Rupp Arena.

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Both Lexington and UK police were busy Sunday evening after the UK men’s basketball team defeated the North Carolina Tarheels.

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Students, faculty and community members crowded into the W. T. Young Library Auditorium Monday to hear six UK professors talk about the March 11 earthquake and the effect it had on Japan.

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UK hosts forum on Japan tragedy

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Six professors hope to offer new perspectives on the recent earthquake and tsunami in eastern Japan.

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VIP Center hosts annual event

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The issue of women’s violence has been a problem around the world, and the traditional march Take Back the Night plans to shed light on the dark streets and back corners where violence against women is so prevalent.

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Talent night unites different cultures

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The Office of International Affairs and the International Student Council held International Talent Night in Memorial Hall on Friday.

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“Rap Battle: Why We Love Hip-Hop Series,” sponsored by the Student Activities Board, will take place Monday in the Cats Den from 7 p.m. The third and final event of the spring series will showcase the skills of UK students.
Freestyle rap battling originated around the 80s as a form of rap competition in which artists would perform previously written verses a cappella. During the 90s, “freestyling” transformed into its current form, which involves delivering verses in a battle “off the top of the head.” This form was popularized through hip-hop artists like Eminem in his motion picture “8 Mile.”

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