University finds new way to wield power over student

To me, the issue the bike fee raises is not the $15 payment or the supposed improvements the university promises with the proceeds of the new policy. What I can’t help but think is that this is just another way for the university to wield power over students and tell them what they can and can’t do. The […]

Outgoing SG president says farewell to university

Column by Tyler Montell Friends — this is my last will and testament as your student body president. Let me start by saying that my college experience has probably been much like yours. In all my years here, I have lived in Blanding Tower, Newtown Crossing and a few college houses with too many roommates […]

Giants Steps lets students change lives in Tanzania

All too often, students graduate from UK with lofty goals, but those goals are seldom accomplished or even sought after. Former UK student Flaget Nally is an exception to that group and is making a difference in the lives of girls in Tanzania. Nally organized Giant Steps for African Girls, a 3K fundraising run/walk for […]

With celebration of spring comes UK’s Earthdays in the Bluegrass

Column by Tate White April, despite the atypical weather we are currently experiencing, generally reminds us what we have been missing over the cold winter months (in the rare case we forgot). Spring rains are normally accompanied by the greening of the landscape as fresh leaves on deciduous trees grow and buds spurt. Subsequently, it […]

Commonwealth attorneys not given enough funding

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Public defenders do not have adequate funding to represent indigent clients.  Caseloads have increased to a size where the defenders do not have adequate time to spend on each client. By the end of May 2009, public defenders expect to run out of funding. Representation of indigent clients is not a choice but a constitutional […]