UK Catering needs to stop wasting food

Column by Jordan Knotts As an employee over the last year for UK Catering Services, I have been on campus a great deal, and acquired a much greater appreciation for how many different organizations and events take place around the university everyday. I have realized how much UK has to offer, and how busy the […]

Lexington focusing on wrong problem

With the Streetscape Master Plan, which is blocking off parts of Limestone and hurting local businesses, Lexington is intent on improving downtown in time for the 2010 World Equestrian Games. But it seems Lexington has been focusing on the wrong section of downtown to improve. According to a Sept. 8 Kernel article, two people, one […]

Campus controversies heating up for school year

Column by Zac Kiser For the past couple weeks, I have been debating on what campus or national issue to write my first column of the semester about. During the many failed attempts and many late nights staring at a blank word document, I slowly began to come to a shocking conclusion about the atmosphere […]

Religion remains sensitive topic

Column by Austin Schmitt Breckenridge County in Northwest Kentucky, just west of Elizabethtown, played host to a controversial scene that included a mixture of public education, sports and religion. With Kentucky firmly entrenched in the Bible Belt, it is no wonder that a voluntary bonding trip turned religious stirred a debate. “Eight or nine” high […]

Student council gives opportunities

Column by Shaun Denney On behalf of the Student Development Council, I would like to welcome everyone back for what is sure to be a great fall semester at the University of Kentucky. With football season underway, Keeneland and Big Blue Madness right around the corner and Labor Day weekend behind us, there is much […]

College improves, students benefit

When the architecture, interior design and engineering programs merged to become the College of Design five years ago, the move was a step back for the university. In addition to a newly created, cluttered department, the needs of the students got lost in the transition with the change. Recently, however, there has been positive momentum […]

Mongiardo not the answer for Kentucky

Column by Richard Becker Just ten months after the conclusion of a nearly two year campaign for president, the 2010 midterm elections are already heating up. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Bluegrass State where multiple Democrats and Republicans are vying for their respective party’s nomination to succeed outgoing Republican Sen. Jim Bunning. […]