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With the help of Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, residents of one area of town will be able to start making a better life for themselves. In a Thursday Kernel article, a section of Lexington known as Davis Bottom, an area containing a small neighborhood of houses located near UK’s campus, was highlighted as a part […]

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Column by Derek Brown On Tuesday, Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn in as prime minister of Israel. Before the swearing in, Netanyahu pledged that his government would work towards peace with the Palestinians on economic and security issues. “I am telling the leaders of the Palestinian Authority, if you really want peace, it is possible,” he […]

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I’m writing this on behalf of the UK employees who haven’t received a raise in two years and for the years past when we haven’t received one due to “budget cuts.” It is hard to believe that in such tough economic times we are willing to pay a basketball coach $31.65 million plus incentives. I […]

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President Todd, In a year where you and the Commonwealth’s leaders have blathered on about belt-tightening and budget cuts, how on earth do you justify paying Calipari more than any coach in college basketball has ever made? More than any employee in the Commonwealth has ever made? How will you justify it to students and […]

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Monday night, UK was flowing with green dots and candles as students marched around campus and sat at the Memorial Hall Amphitheater to speak out against violence at Take Back the Night. Take Back the Night is a national event that began in the 1970s. The event was hosted by the Violence Intervention and Prevention […]

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Let me start off by saying I love college sports. I love the tradition, the pride and the camaraderie that those teams represent. I was born and raised on UK basketball, like most in this state. College, as it does for most people, has shoved me into the reality of adulthood, introducing me to money […]

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Meat-based diet source of health problems

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In response to your article “Students struggle with eating well, dietitian says” on March 29, it was interesting to read about students’ experiences reducing their consumption of animal products, due to the detrimental health impacts of a meat-based diet.  By choosing vegetarian and vegan dishes, UK students will not only cut their chances of developing […]

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As a person deeply involved with the creation of the Legacy Trail, I feel like I must clarify some points raised in the editorial on March 29. The Legacy Trail is a nine- mile walking and biking trail leading from the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden in Lexington’s East End to the Kentucky Horse Park. […]

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Thirty years ago, the idea of a female action hero was ridiculous. It had been attempted in schlock films, but usually for exploitation purposes and usually in an over-the-top sexist way. There was no attempt at creating a respectable female hero and there was no market for it. Through the last two decades, not much […]

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Throughout the past year, the Kernel editorial board has taken Student Government to task when necessary and praised when needed. But in order to continue some of the positive trends this year’s administration has attempted (notably proposed changes to Dead Week), Ryan Smith is the best candidate for SG president. Smith is SG’s current Board […]

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