Two familiar faces hired to new positions

By Chris Robbins Two former UK faculty members have been hired as academic officials for the 2009-10 school year. Dr. Michael Mullen has come on as the associate provost for undergraduate education, and  Dr. Lee Edgerton has been brought in as the new academic ombud. As associate provost, Mullen will oversee the Undergraduate Studies program, UK’s […]

Local church embraces garden

The corner of Columbia and Oldham avenues just got a little healthier. Columbia Grown Vegetables, a community-grown garden at 544 Columbia Ave., was created last summer by Embrace United Methodist Church to inspire a community project and to teach people how to garden who do not know how, said Steve Fisher, head of discipleship at […]

Students introduce official UK Plaid

The new university plaid design has made its way onto shelves in Lexington stores, but merchandising students aren’t finished creating products. Christina Criollo and Jena Everhard, UK alumni who studied in the School of Human Environmental Sciences, created the winning design for the UK Plaid Project competition in May 2008. Now, the products that feature […]

Sampling the nation’s brews: Kentucky Ale to be featured among 150 other beers for Fest-of-Ales at Cheapside Park

By Cambron Wright Lexington has an opportunity to appreciate a true American craft this weekend. Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., Cheapside Park will host the Lexington Fest-of-Ales, a beer tasting festival organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation along with the Brewers of Central Kentucky. “It’s a great cultural event that showcases craft beers, focusing […]

Art program offers community hands-on workshops

By Garrett Wymer Lexington residents will have two opportunities later this month to receive art instruction from regional and national artists and artisans. Starting Sept. 14, the UK Fine Arts Institute will be holding noncredit art classes open to the Lexington community for nine weeks. Available classes are watercolor painting, digital photography, woodworking, ceramics, beginning […]

Crime Log for Aug. 26-30

August 26 Suspicious male reported at Good Son Diagnostic Imaging at 8:35 a.m. August 26 Suspicious person reported stealing from dumpster at 675 Rose St. at 9:58 a.m. August 26 Indecent exposure reported at 465 Rose St. at 11:44 a.m. August 26 Bicycle theft reported at Holmes Hall at 1:54 p.m. August 26 Person observed […]

Credit bill protects students: Reform removes companies from campuses

By Jennifer Hilinski New credit card legislation in effect will restrict on-campus marketing for credit card companies. Last May, President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Holders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009, which regulates the marketing efforts creditors pitch to students younger than 21, according to a news release from CreditCards.com. In the past, […]

Former Kernelites finalists for national press awards

Two Kernel alumni have been named finalists for Story of the Year in the 2009 Associated Collegiate Press Awards. The competition is designed to recognize initiative and original reporting of a situation, problem or issue affecting students, according to the ACP Web site. Brad Luttrell, a May 2009 graduate, is one of four finalists in […]

Credit bill protects students

Ashley Crawford , the director of WRFL, is only receiveing half of her usual scholarship money this year due to budget cuts, and now she is not getting additional pay for her work hours.   Portrait by Zach Brake | Staff

By Jennifer Hilinski New credit card legislation in effect will restrict on-campus marketing for credit card companies. Last May, President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Holders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009, which regulates the marketing efforts creditors pitch to students younger than 21, according to a news release from CreditCards.com. In the past, […]