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Greek council endorses SG candidates

Clarified at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday By Dan Garrett The Greek Political Action Committee gave its endorsement for Student Government president to candidate Ryan Smith after a debate Tuesday night. Smith, president of the Sigma Chi fraternity, and his running mate Kelsey Hayes won the GPAC endorsement over fellow candidates Tyler Owen and Colby Khoshreza after […]

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By Kayla Phelps Artists will gather once again at Al’s Bar to share their work and support peace in the mountains. The “Holler 11: Poets for Peace in the Mountains” will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Al’s Bar, at the corner of Sixth Street and North Limestone. Eric Sutherland, a Lexington poet, has hosted […]

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Two of the three presidential candidates have voiced concern about conflicts of interest in one Student Government election event. Ryan Smith and Tyler Owen, both candidates in next week’s SG election, have said they will not participate in the forum hosted by the Student Health Advisory Council at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the W.T. Young […]

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5K race held in memory of UK student

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By Carolyn Gootee Tom May liked to run, and he loved to help people.   “He loved doing things for other people,” May’s roommate and mechanical engineering junior Brent White said. “He poured his time and energy into his friends.”  May, also a mechanical engineering junior, died Nov. 9 in an automobile accident returning from […]

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Use of iPods as incentives questioned

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By Casey Wheeless Student Government has been providing an incentive to students to attend campus events with the hope that they will “accidentally learn something,” said SG President Tyler Montell. The incentive is free iPods, 20 of them, totaling about $4,580.  “We make the iPods available for student organizations and they can come to us […]

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Changes in the rules for the annual Greek Political Action Committee debate have caused concern for some individuals involved with the campaign. Colby Khoshreza, a candidate for Student Government president, said he spoke with SG Chief of Staff and Interfraternity Council President Ben Duncan about the details of the debate. The GPAC debate hosts SG […]

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Excavating the past: Exhibition brings Egypt to UK Art Museum

  By Melissa A. Eslinger Lexington takes a blast from the past with a rare opportunity to see ancient Egyptian artifacts dating back as far as 5,000 years ago. “Excavating Egypt: Great Discoveries from the Petrie Museum” is an exhibition from the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology featuring more than 200 of William Flinders Petrie’s […]

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SG presidential candidates have a busy week ahead of them as they prepare for the upcoming Resident Student Association, Greek Political Action Committee and Student Health Advisory Council debates. The GPAC debate will be at Memorial Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, University Health Service Student Health Advisory Council is sponsoring a forum for […]

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A forum to discuss alternatives to traditional print media will be held Tuesday. “Conquering the Conventional: Because journalism isn’t dying and neither are we,” organized by the Kernel, will bring four panelists to campus to discuss alternative jobs for graduates in the midst of news of layoffs at newspapers around the country. Stephen George, editor […]

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By Kendall Gottler UK Student Socialists Union will provide an alternative to the political norm with their event “Barack Obama and the American Empire.” Transylvania University political science professor, Jeffrey Freyman will be speaking Wednesday in the Student Center. Freyman was chosen to speak because he is an excellent speaker and well informed, said Joan […]

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