Rodeo Team is saddling up to win

The UK Rodeo team practices at Hodges Arena in Versailles, Ky. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

  By Morgan Lafferty As the UK Rodeo Team kicks off its third year, barrel racers are saddling their horses, roughies are pulling out the practice barrels for bull riders, and the team’s executives are busy welcoming new members to the club. Returning members are excited about how many people have showed interest in […]

Getting grub after hours

Exterior view of Raising Cane's on Upper Street on Wednesday.

By  McKenna Horsley Whether they are catching up on homework, binge-watching Netflix or hanging out with friends, students can expect to have a few late nights in college. There are a few late night food spots nearby for the night owls of campus. Tolly-Ho Restaurant Since 1979, Tolly-Ho has been a late night staple. […]

Ashland Estate a historic landmark near campus


  By Ella Wilkie Henry Clay is well known as the “Great Compromiser,” but a little known fact about the historic figure is that his home sits not too far from UK’s campus. The Henry Clay Estate is located on Sycamore Road in Lexington. The property has hosted five generations of Henry Clay’s relatives […]

Students explore less popular majors and minors

By Monica Sanders Students gathered at the Hub in the William T. Young Library on Tuesday to take a step that would lead them closer to their future career. UK held an academic major fair from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The academic fair’s purpose is to help students learn about majors or minors […]

Supreme Court Justice to act as temporary professor

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Anthony Alito Jr. (The Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States/MCT)

By Will Wright U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will teach three different classes while he is on campus to give a speech, courtesy of UK College of Law. Alito, who is considered one of the more conservative Supreme Court justices, will serve as a temporary professor for an administrative law course, a course […]

Prank ‘contest’ is a roar on campus

  By Sarah Brookbank Students who spend time in the engineering complex, Little Library or the Grehan Journalism Building may have seen advertisements for a Chewbacca roar contest. According to the advertisements, the contest winner will receive $50. Nancy Harrington, a professor and the associate dean for research in the department of communications, said […]

Coal stays on campus, for now

Dispatcher Will Parker sits in the Delta Room in the Frank D. Peterson Services Building and monitors campus power consumption on Friday. Photo By Michael Reaves.

When winter comes and the power goes out, campus relies on coal to keep the hospital and dorms warm. UK burns about 10,000 tons of coal annually, all from a small coal seam in Magoffin County …

Cats Cab adds two more cabs to their fleet


By Melody Foree Cats Cab, which offers free rides home for students, got two more cabs before the beginning of the fall semester. Cats Cab began as a Student Government Association initiative in 2013 with five cabs. The service gives free rides within New Circle Road to students with a Wildcard ID. More than […]