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To:  All campus From:  UK Parking Subject:  Bicycle Registration Program Update Date: April 10, 2009 Replies: Chrissie Balding Tune UK Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) has been a strong advocate for the use of bicycles as a viable form of alternative transportation on campus and a component of the campus sustainability efforts.  Over the past […]

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Trustee remembered for his compassion

Friends say Russell Williams was someone who told it like it was, and someone who was unflinchingly honest. At the same time, he showed compassion for the people he worked with and the students he mentored. Williams died Wednesday after struggling with illness, including a brain tumor. Williams played many different roles on UK’s campus. […]

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By Austin Schmitt With seven months until UK goes tobacco-free, more questions than answers remain. The Tobacco-Free Campus Task Force met for the sixth time Monday afternoon and discussed issues from compliance with the tobacco ban to smoking in parking garages. Most of the discussion focused on how to communicate the message of the ban […]

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By Kirsten Clancy Next year, cyclists will have to pay to park. This announcement from UK Parking and Transportation Services left campus divided on whether it supports the new bicycle permit plan. The new plan designed by Parking and Transportation Services, means beginning in July, students will have to put a permit decal on their […]

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By Brian Kaulakis The ‘mountain keepers’ want to teach students a thing or two about activism. The UK Writing Program Community Engagement Series event “An Evening with the Mountain Keepers” hopes to give perspective on the importance of activist writing, said Anne Mareck, associate director of the The Writing Program at UK. “If enough people […]

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By Jenny Boylan For those who have become victims of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender domestic violence, it may seem as though getting help is out of reach, but it’s not. Melissa Caldwell, a graduate student in the College of Social Work, has organized the LGBT Domestic Violence Panel, which will be held on Thursday. […]

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Court will hear SG complaints

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By Andrew Blankenship More complaints have been filed against candidates in last week’s Student Government elections, according to the official responsible for election investigations. A total of five complaints had been filed Wednesday, said Mary Beth Hicks, the SG Election Investigator.  She could not say who filed the complaints, who the complaints were filed against […]

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By Jill Seelmeyer A recent benefit concert for the David Lynch Foundation will help 1,000 at-risk children in Central Kentucky learn to meditate. A benefit concert on Saturday brought together musical stars such as Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Ben Harper, Sheryl Crow and Kentucky native Jim James of My Morning Jacket to support the David […]

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UK plans bicycle permit parking

Bikers will have to pay to park on campus under a new plan by UK Parking and Transportation Services. Under the program beginning in July, bikers will be required to have a permit to park at the bike racks on campus. Although the passes will cost $15 for lifetime registration, from July until March 2010, […]

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1,000 cranes: Exhibit features paper creations

By Iryna Dzyubynska To create origami, you don’t need to speak Japanese. The only thing needed is paper and a willingness to learn. “When you fold origami, you don’t need language,” said Keiko Fukuzaki, Japan outreach coordinator for UK. “Japanese people can tell how to fold it without language. So Japanese middle and high school […]

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