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It’s easy to complain about college. The cost of tuition is high and getting higher by the year. Textbooks are expensive, classes are hard, papers are long and tests are impossible. My roommate sucks, the food is gross, why is there never anywhere to park? It’s so easy to complain, students often forget to be […]

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Column by Tyler Montell We all know, boys and girls, that the transition from the beach to the books isn’t easy. But there you were at 8 a.m. Monday morning, wide awake in biology class, glued to your seat, taking notes like you were getting paid by the vowel. Pat yourself on the back. You […]

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  For more than 20 years, the Greek Political Action Committee debate has been the best opportunity for the Greek community to meet the candidates for Student Government president and to hear their plans. It is a chance for Greek organizations to decide whom they feel will best represent their interests as well as those […]

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Spending more than $4,500 of student money to give 20 students a new way of listening to their favorite music while walking around campus seems a little excessive. But that’s exactly what Student Government President Tyler Montell and his administration decided to do with that nice chunk of change. Montell and Co. purchased 20 iPod […]

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Column by Tate White House Bill 537 would require Kentucky to produce four billion gallons of coal-derived-liquids each day. The Kentucky Conservation Committee has shrewdly identified this as financially reckless and, not to mention, environmentally irresponsible. HB 537 is intended to assist in the implementation of Gov. Steve Beshear’s new state energy strategy. Unfortunately, this […]

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Column by Richard Becker Gatewood Galbraith, Kentucky author, activist and perennial political candidate, is a man for whom no cow is too sacred to be dragged out into the great sanitizer of the public eye. The most sacred of these are America’s draconian drug laws, which have earned the brunt of Galbraith’s abundant ire. Galbraith […]

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I am writing in regard to your March 23 issue. In this issue, you have an article about the UK rifle team. The article is only 10-lines long but has very important facts. The UK rifle team finished second at their NCAA Championships. Meanwhile, on the front page of the issue, there is a half-page […]

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The column appearing in the March 23 Kernel by Myles Bouren was laughable in the usage of propaganda and lacking in any original thought.  While reading this, it reminded me of children I knew growing up who merely parroted back their parents’ ideology without having any actual insight into the discussion at all.  After reading […]

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Column by Joe Gallenstein Normally, I write about the problems I have with the Republican Party, especially those problems I have with the way the fanatic right wing bends to the whims of Rush Limbaugh or Jerry Falwell. Unfortunately, it is true that there are some in the Democratic Party who are just as bad. […]

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Column by Wes Robinson In math, you have order of operations; with legality, you have due process; and in meetings, you have rules of order. Almost every aspect of life has a certain protocol, and in most cases it’s set in place for a reason. You wouldn’t paint your house without primer, just like you […]

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