PTS, UK Athletics continue basketball shuttle

UK Parking and Transportation Services and UK Athletics will continue to offer a shuttle service to and from basketball games during school sessions for $3 roundtrip. The shuttle will pick students up an hour and ten minutes before tip-off at the Avenue of Champions side of the Student Center, Greg Page Apartments laundry room and […]

Limestone pedway work delayed until Nov. 17

Construction that was originally planned to begin Wednesday night for the UK pedway has been postponed until Nov. 17, according to a news release from the Lexington Division of Traffic Engineering. The construction will close two lanes — one southbound lane and one northbound lane — on South Limestone between Waller and Gazette avenues from […]

Campus honors veterans, military

By Katie Perkowski Members of the UK community observed Veterans Day, a day celebrated since the first anniversary of World War I on Nov. 11, 1919. UK organizations found their own way to honor fallen soldiers. The Veterans Resource Center showed the documentary “The Way We Get By” throughout the week at Worsham Theatre. The […]

Experts to discuss both sides of controversial debate

By Kellie Doligale To drink or not to drink? That’s the question that will be raised concerning people under the age of 21 in a campus debate. On Thursday, UK will host two experts to debate the current drinking age and whether there is sufficient evidence to lower that age. Dr. John McCardell, director of […]

Wider representation voted down, Senate positions stay same

A second attempt at altering the number and distribution of college senators failed Wednesday night, preventing more colleges from having representation among campus. The Revised Senate Reform Act Amendment, which was billed as a compromise to the controversial Senate Reform Act, was voted down. The revision of the amendment would have redistributed five of the […]

No place to call home: First house vacated for violations


After a long day of class, the last thing a student could imagine starting the afternoon with is suddenly becoming homeless. For business sophomore Chris Fike and economics and finance sophomore Aaron Havill, Tuesday was that kind of nightmare. Fike and Havill’s home was the first student house to fall victim to Mayor Jim Newberry’s […]

After three years, police chief search ends Thursday

The current UK Police chief search will close Thursday, said Assistant Vice President for Public Safety Anthany Beatty. In a March 10 Kernel article, UK had 60 to 70 applications  awaiting review.  Beatty said those are still on file and have been reviewed. “Preliminary reviews were done on all of those (applications),” Beatty said. “We […]

Tobacco signs installed: Cost estimated at more than $25,000

UK is getting a tobacco-free makeover more than a week before a ban is implemented on campus. To prepare for the tobacco ban taking place on Nov. 19, approximately four-foot tall signs are already being placed throughout campus.  Bob Wiseman, vice president for facilities management, said only five or six signs were put up to […]

UK receives money for coal research

By Chris Robbins Congress is giving a financial boost to research applying coal as a transportation fuel. On Oct. 28, U.S. Reps. Geoff Davis and Hal Rogers announced they would be giving $2 million in coal-to-liquid research grant money to the UK Center for Applied Energy Research. “In this time of economic hardship, investing in […]