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By Kayla Phelps Students pedaled their way to the basement of Blazer Hall Wednesday for a bike maintenance clinic. As part of Earthdays in the Bluegrass, sponsored by Residence Life Recycling and UK Greenthumb, the clinic was free to all students and highlighted the importance of bike maintenance while encouraging students to ride. Shane Tedder […]

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Officials highlight campus services

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By Kate Dauer Police and other safety officials talked with students Wednesday about different services on campus. During the forum, in the Center for Student Involvement, representatives from UK Parking and Transportation Services and UK Police gave presentations on their particular field and answered the questions and concerns that the students had. They also listened […]

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By Melissa Eslinger Ryan Smith and Kelsey Hayes were sworn into their positions as Student Government president and vice president Wednesday evening. Sworn in by Chief Justice of the SG Supreme Court Preston Worley, Smith and Hayes took the same oath as all Kentucky elected officials. Ryan Smith was given presidential privilege just after being […]

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Library mulls hours change due to funding

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By Erika Hunt UK is examining its options for the W.T. Young Library’s operating hours next fall because of a lack of funding, library officials said at a forum Tuesday. About 50 students gathered Tuesday evening in the W.T. Young Library’s The Hub for a staff and student forum to reintroduce the idea of cutting […]

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Memorial service honors associate architecture professor

Bowls of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups sat on tables in Pence Hall Tuesday, bringing smiles and memories for those who remembered associate architecture professor Stephen Deger. Deger, who loved Reese’s Cups, died Jan. 8. He was remembered Tuesday in a memorial service in Center Theater in the Student Center.  The service was followed with a […]

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Markey Center selects new director

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UK has appointed a new director for the Markey Cancer Center. The university announced Tuesday that Dr. B. Mark Evers will be the director of the center, as well as a professor of surgery in the UK College of Medicine, according to a UK news release. He will also be appointed as physician-in-chief of the […]

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By Andrew Blankenship A nationally known journalist and TV commentator saw a comparison between President Barack Obama and Kentuckian Henry Clay during a lecture Tuesday night. Clay knew how to make deals and was always looking for a middle point, said Howard Fineman during the 32nd Annual Joe Creason Lecture. Fineman had a similar assessment […]

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Campus event to honor black achievement

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By Kendall Gottler A UK student group will honor the achievements and endeavors of black undergraduates, faculty and staff during an awards ceremony Wednesday. UK’s Black Student Union is hosting the 28th annual Lyman T. Johnson Awards and Recognition Banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Student Center. The awards ceremony is […]

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Student Government will host a forum on Tuesday at 7 p.m., the W.T. Young Library’s basemet on the library’s operating hours. Due to the recent budget cuts, the W.T. Young Library is once again faced with cutting back its hours, according to a campuswide e-mail. The library stopped being opened 24 hours, five days a […]

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Architecture students remember professor with competition

Architecture professor Stephen Deger passed away early January, but today, students are remembering him with bricks. Each year, the Kentuckiana Masonry Institute, KMI, sponsors a design competition for students in the School of Architecture. This year, the competition will center on the construction of a memorial to the professor, who taught at UK since 1966. […]

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