On the first Friday of every month from April to December, hundreds of people flock to the 700 block of Bryan Avenue as it transforms into one of Central Kentucky’s most memorable nightlife experiences.
By Monica Sanders firstname.lastname@example.org Riding a bike can be a quick way to get around campus and Lexington, but there are safety hazards cyclists may face while on the road. Sonnet Henderson, a mechanical engineering freshman, rides her bike to get around campus quicker. Though she does not wear her safety gear or plan to, […]
Ella Wilkie email@example.com UK has boasted Kentucky pride over things like bluegrass and basketball for a very long time, but now it can claim it has Kentucky Proud meal options. UK’s Food Connection, a $5 million food education center in The 90, has brought the Farm-to-Fork process — a new way to produce and distribute […]
By Sophie Tapia firstname.lastname@example.org The steep, leopard-print stairs behind the doorway of 527 S. Upper St. leads to a place tattoo artist Kevin Hamilton describes as a second home: Bleed Blue Tattoo & Piercing. The shop opened its doors to the public in 2008 by tattoo artist and U.S Army veteran Tommy Cornett. Despite […]
By Emily Markanich email@example.com While the Lexington Human Society mostly cares for cats and dogs, some of their 480 residents could be anything from bunnies and rats to George Clooney, their 5th potbelly pig. According to LHS Senior Development Manager Ashley Hammond, unlike past pigs which were brought in by hoodwinked owners who believed they […]
By Joshua Qualls firstname.lastname@example.org In October 1998, Judy Shepard’s son, Matthew, died six days after he was brutally beaten and left to die just outside of Laramie, WY. Eleven years passed as she and her husband, Dennis, waited and advocated for comprehensive state and federal legislation to pass and officially recognize their son’s murder as […]
The results from the mandatory 2014-15 Campus Attitude Towards Safety survey revealed that a small minority of students reported sexual assault to police. The six-page survey, which was mandatory for all students this spring, provides a snapshot of safety at UK, which includes statistics of sexual violence and overall safety. In total, 24,382 students participated […]