Transcript charges unfair to students

Letter to Editor by Ann DeSanctis I am graduating in December, and in preparation for that day I am applying to graduate programs as well as several outside scholarships.  All of these applications require official transcripts sent through the Office of the Registrar.  To my dismay, when I went to order a transcript I discovered […]

Human nature takes star to the top

Column by Tim Riley There are certain things a person just cannot get mad about. If one sees a lion viciously tear apart a gazelle, nobody gets angry. It is the lion’s nature to attack and kill its prey. In the same way, it is pointless to be surprised and outraged by the actions of […]

Social life expanded by sports schedule

Column by Tim Kroboth If Commonwealth Stadium fell through a hole in the ground before tomorrow’s home opener against Louisville, would you be devastated by boredom resulting from the lack of a home football game on a September Saturday afternoon? If 123 students dropped your class and only four students and the professor remained, would […]

Healthy local food alternative to grease

Column by Jordan Panning Walk into the Student Center cafeteria for lunch and, depending on your entry point, you will encounter greasy food, greasy food or greasy food. Either way, you will not be able to avoid the line at Chick-fil-A. In this lack of anything green, it is hard not to wonder why there […]

No buffer needed for student housing

Making the move off campus is a difficult transition for any student. Finding the right place, the right roommates and the right location near campus are all factors that go into selecting an off-campus residence. This search process is about to get even tougher if proposed restrictions on student housing regulations are implemented. The Lexington […]

Pop culture overpowers society’s real issues

Column by Wesley Robinson It’s not often an event in pop culture has as much effect as we have seen the past few days. Yet since Sunday, ringing from the villages of Facebook and the hamlets of Twitter was the news of Kanye West’s blatant disrespect of Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards. […]

Program revitalization positive change for students

Within the next two years, UK is set to implement a revamped general education program. This move shows the university is not only making progress, but it is starting to look beyond meeting benchmarks and looks to improve the university overall. In an Aug. 30 news story, the Kernel reported the American Council of Trustees […]

TV show explores social oddities

Column by Austin Hill The ultimate “antihero” will return as “Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns for its seventh season on Sunday at 9 p.m. on HBO.  Built like a reality show, it might be the epitome of real life, taking on issues from everyday interactions and dissecting them. Armed with only a page-long outline for the […]

SG deadlines fast approaching, weekend game provides relief

Column by Ryan Smith After three weeks of waiting, the weekend we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. It’s time for in-state bragging rights to return to UK as the football team takes on the University of Louisville this Saturday. I hope you are all as excited as I am for what is sure […]