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9/11 memorial remembered with ROTC, veterans

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UK ROTC Pershing Rifles, UK Veterans Resource Center and UK Military Veterans of America will commemorate the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 on Friday. At 8:43 a.m., there will be a welcome from ROTC Senior Cadet Charles Hoffman, commanding officer of the UK Pershing Rifles, and at 8:46 a.m., the time of the first impact […]

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By Garrett Wymer In the program at the 2009 Fast-A-Thon, a few words from a Muslim poet said, “There’s hidden sweetness in the stomach’s emptiness.” However, after not eating or drinking for over 12 hours, the UK students who packed around the small round tables in the Student Center Ballroom Thursday night were ready for […]

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By Chris Robbins Prom usually consists of corsages and balloons, not bikes, helmets and kneepads. The Living Arts and Science Center will host its second Bike Prom on Saturday at 6 p.m. Participants meet at the center on Martin Luther King Boulevard, said executive director, Heather Lyons. “Bike prom is a fundraising event to benefit […]

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By Taylor Robinson The UK Physician Assistant program will be hosting the second annual Chick-fil-A Physician Assistant Day 5K/1-Mile Fun Walk/Cornhole Tournament Saturday at UK Coldstream Park. The events are to promote awareness for the program and to raise money for the Refuge Medical Clinic and the Joseph Hamburg Student Society. Last year’s race drew […]

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[SLIDESHOW] Cadets dive into training

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By Roy York A figure in dripping fatigues shuffles toward the edge of the diving platform 30 feet above the water. A wool cap pulled low over his eyes turns clear morning to midnight, and the cadet is expected to take one giant blindfolded step into nothingness with only a seven-pound rifle to hold. Adrenaline […]

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Tattoo parlor picks up stakes

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By Laura Clark After almost two months of construction on South Limestone, the first business has left the building. Underground Ink and Piercing announced they were relocating because the construction “cut into their business,” said Eliot Walter, the building’s property owner.  The announcement was made at a weekly update meeting with the Lexington-Fayette County Urban […]

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Shumaker’s Art Supply to reopen at new location

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By Kayla Phelps Shumaker’s Art Supply is reopening its doors for the Lexington community this week. After relocating to the Kenwick neighborhood from Old Vine Street, storeowners Doug and Debbie Hicks are working to attract local residents. Debbie Hicks she and Doug decided to relocate because they wanted a bigger place that had a bigger […]

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Students invited to fast for a cause

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By Tommy Stuart Fasting during Ramadan is a tradition for Muslims, but this Thursday the Muslim Student Association calls upon students of all faiths to join them in fasting for a good cause. The third annual Fast-A-Thon will be held Thursday to benefit the Violence Intervention and Prevention Center. “I think students will find the […]

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By Andrew Pillow Students on campus will have the opportunity to throw food and play in the mud Thursday with the kickoff of Lambda Chi Alpha and Delta Zeta’s annual “Watermelon Bust.” The philanthropy event benefits The North American Food Drive and The Painted Turtle, said Nika Mathis, a member of Delta Zeta sorority. The […]

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Current, former UK students protest downtown for friends

By Katie Perkowski Seven protestors met outside the Lexington Police Department Wednesday evening to send a message in honor of their friends, UK sophomore Sierra T. Emrich, 19, and Lexington resident Alfred B. Baker, 21, who were struck and injured by a tow truck early Monday. The reason for the protest was although their friends […]

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