National exchange program gives students opportunity for travel

By Jared Hoskins news@kykernel.com The National Student Exchange hosted an information session Wednesday in Miller Hall. Tourgee Simpson, UK’s NSE coordinator, offered background information for the NSE program and encouragement for prospective students. The National Student Exchange offers students the opportunity to study for one semester or a full year at one of nearly 200 […]

Chi Omega wins Stomp-a-palooza

Chi Omega Sorority performs a stomp routine during Stomp-a-palozza at the Heritage Center. Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Lexington,  Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff

By Anne Halliwell ahalliwell@kykernel.com Chi Omega stepped their way to the first place sorority prize at the 2015 Stomp-a-palooza Thursday night in the Lexington Convention Center. The sorority’s routine, called “Chi O Freak Show,” incorporated gymnastics and drumming into the stomp-clap routine, as members in red and black harlequin makeup leapt across the stage. Delta […]

Dancing to a different beat: Dance ensemble twists routine with pop culture

By Megan Doll news@kykernel.com The UK Dance Ensemble will present its spring concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Singletary Center for the Arts’ Recital Hall. This semester’s concert will feature a variety of dance forms, including modern and contemporary dance, musical theatre and jazz. Student choreographers, along […]

New dorms may inhibit social life: Students, resident advisers claim old dorms created more community

Current residents of the new halls, including two resident advisers who previously lived in Blanding Tower and Blanding IV, said that while they enjoy living in the newly-built dorms this year because of the cleanliness and resources available, they miss living in the older buildings because of the social interaction and overall environment with other residents.