Petition gains nearly 500 signatures as RAs protest

By Will Wright wwright@kykernel.com An online petition critizing UK for forcing resident advisors to live with other RAs garnered nearly 500 signatures since its creation in July. The decision to have RAs room with each other ­— some will live with students until the student can be relocated — came after UK had more housing […]

Governor’s race stirs debate on campus

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Political opinions are abuzz on campus as UK students decide which candidate they will support in the 2015 Kentucky gubernatorial election.

Late Night Film Series makes new home in Memorial Hall

Junior theater major Leslie Kirby takes a brochure after talking to LNFS film coordinator Brooks Gorby in line for a movie at the Student Center in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

Late Night Film Series, which shows free movies throughout the year, makes its new home in the iconic Memorial Hall.

UK employee suspended amid theft investigation

By Sarah Brookbank sbrookbank@kykernel.com A UK employee has been suspended after a criminal complaint was filed by the university. Steve Ellis, an employee in the physics and astronomy department, has been accused of stealing since 2012, according to the police report with the university of Kentucky police. Ellis is listed as an academic coordinator and an […]

Online petition criticizes UK for housing resident advisors together

By Will Wright wwright@kykernel.com @KernelWright An online petition critizing UK for forcing resident advisors to live with other RAs has garnered more than 300 signatures since Tuesday. The decision to have RAs room with each other ­– some will live with students until the student can be relocated – came after UK had more housing applications […]

Students can get $400 for riding bikes

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Beginning July 15, qualified UK students and faculty will be able to register for a $400 bicycle voucher through UK’s Parking and Transportation Services in exchange for signing a car-free commitment.

Burger, taco joints open near campus

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Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers (affectionately nicknamed “FU Burgers”) and Street Craves are combining hearty and healthy in a duel restaurant venture at the corner of Limestone and Avenue of Champions, the former home of Hugh Jass Burgers.

Not guilty plea entered for 17-year-old in student shooting

Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting on Maxwell Street in Lexington, Ky. Friday, April 17, 2015.  University of Kentucky Student Jonathan Krueger was killed in was police are reporting as a violent robbery. Photo by David Stephenson

Bond was set at $1 million for Roman Gonzalez Jr., who will be tried as an adult.