Journalists are supposed to be champions of the First Amendment. No other law or regulation gives as much freedom to those in the media, and the protections given by it should not be casually discarded.
Earlier this week I visited The Roastery on W. Main to celebrate a cause near to my heart, as well as my Greek brothers’ and sisters’ hearts. Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Delta Pi used this past week to raise awareness about sexual assault on campus through a #LiveYourOath campaign, fundraisers and on-campus events.
Last Friday, Project Planned Parenthood set up a display on UK’s campus. If you happened to walk past it, you would have seen rows of hot pink crosses in the ground and large pink banners sporting facts about Planned Parenthood.
Sexual assault will always be a problem on university campuses, despite the 44 percent of students who reported that they believed sexual violence was not a problem at UK, according to recent results from the CATS survey. Many students know someone, or have themselves, been sexually assaulted.
For a state that bleeds blue, the Bluegrass state showed its true colors Tuesday night when Republican candidate Matt Bevin was elected as the next governor. Republicans rejoiced at the dismantling of Gov. Steve Beshear’s signature health care achievement, and imminent cuts in spending, which to students’ dismay will likely include higher education. Bevin promised […]
If Kentucky voters wanted a drastic change for governor, that is exactly what they got with Matt Bevin. The Louisville businessman surprisingly topped Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway in the race for the governor’s seat. Bevin will become the second Republican Kentucky governor in the last four decades. Bevin first came to fame in Kentucky […]