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By Katie Perkowski Tyler Owen said he is running for Student Government president for two reasons. The first is to let students know that they have the option of voting for “an average guy” who does not have a history with SG or the Greek community. The second, he said, is to show that anybody, […]

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By Erin Melwing Ryan Smith promises to bring change and improve on the weaknesses of Student Government if elected. Smith, currently the Board of Trustees Advisory Board chair and the National Politics Advisory Board Chair, along with running mate Kelsey Hayes, stresses the importance of the relationship between SG, students and administrators within the university. […]

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By Mary Kelley Win or lose, Colby Khoshreza said he sees the presidential election as an enjoyable experience that could give him the opportunity to make change in Student Government. Khoshreza has worked with the Office of Student Diversity Engagement that put on “Diversity Dialogues” and “All Greek.” He said he wants to promote diversity, […]

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By Kayla Phelps Many students have questions for UK in areas ranging from tuition to athletics. Students will get the chance Tuesday to ask questions and express their opinions directly to President Lee Todd. “An Evening with President Lee Todd” is an open forum co-sponsored by Student Government and the Student Center Director’s Office. SG […]

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Candidates share their views on diversity

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By Casey Wheeless In a two-hour debate Monday night, Student Government presidential candidates focused on diversity issues, ranging from racially sensitive events to religious organizations. The UK Chapter of the NAACP, OUTsource, the Muslim Student Association and the Black Student Union hosted the final debate for SG presidential and vice president candidates last night in […]

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Brooks honored in Maker’s Mark series for charity

Maker’s Mark is adding another blue and white bottle to its collection, this time honoring the success of UK football head coach Rich Brooks. The new addition is included in the Maker’s Mark/Keeneland limited edition charitable bottle series that supports UK projects. This year’s bottle will feature Brooks, celebrating the turnaround of the football program […]

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About 800 white crosses were set up as a display on campus Monday, each representing about five babies that would be aborted in the US that day. UK Students for Life put the crosses for “Cemetery of Innocents” in the area between White Hall Classroom Building and the Ralph G. Anderson Building to give people […]

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Students run to honor Tom May

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Students run to honor Tom May

By Kendall Gottler Tom May had a passion for running and for helping people. On Saturday, more than 150 people gathered to run in May’s memory. May, a mechanical engineering junior at UK, died in a car accident in the fall. The accident took place on the way back from Baptist Campus Ministry’s fall retreat. […]

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By Kelly Berger On Sunday, volunteers from the UK ROTC went to New Mexico to participate in the 20th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March. The march takes place in high desert terrain and helps honor the heroic services of members who helped defend the Philippine Islands during World War II. During the Bataan Death March, […]

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English junior Elaine Collins felt alone and ashamed after she was sexually assaulted. At Take Back the Night last year, she stepped up to the open mic to talk about her experience and saw a group of people who were encouraging and understood what she was going through. The shame started to go away. “The […]

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