Studying abroad can lead to lifelong memories for students

Alix McIntosh, left, while studying abroad in Jordan

When my interest in the Middle East extended past our post-graduation road trip and into the written history of Saudi Arabia — then into my first year at UK — my parents were hoping that this enthusiasm wouldn’t mold my career or travel choices; they were to be gravely disappointed.

Greek organizations need to diversify, reach out to minority populations

Marjorie Kirk
Opinions Editor

It seems that whenever sororities and fraternities appear in the news these days it is for some scandalous behavior. Dozens of girls dancing in their bikinis for a recruitment video, chanting racial slurs and threats on a chartered bus, banners above fraternity members houses letting fathers know where they can drop their freshman daughters (and […]

Kentucky Kicks Ink

Hampton Fisher shows off his Kentucky Kick Ass tattoo at Charmed Life Tattoo in Lexington, Ky. on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Kentuckians come in many shapes and sizes, but there is one thing we have in common: our pride for the diverse state. A handful of Kentuckians have even gone as far as tattooing their love of the state on their body with the help of brand loyalty. Kick-ass campaign Kentucky for Kentucky covers Instagram and […]

Welcome to Beer Column 2015

Beer map by Damir Kocer

Salutations, beeraholics! Welcome to the first issue of the fall edition of the Kentucky Kernel’s Beer Column