ROTC cadets ‘bust a move’ for Dance Blue

Kristin Sherrard | Staff

By Roy York One Dance Blue team is showcasing its moves early this year, but students may have to raid their parents’ closets to fit in. On Friday at 7 p.m. in Barker Hall, the Air Force ROTC Dance Blue team will host an ‘80s-themed dance-off for the annual Dance Blue fundraiser, with all proceeds […]

Student affairs prospects to interact with campus


The search for a new vice president for Student Affairs has narrowed. On Thursday, Provost Kumble Subbaswamy sent an e-mail informing campus that four candidates have been selected to come to campus for the chance to interact with the UK community. Before the selection is made, students will have the opportunity to get to know […]

Company to measure UK energy, find ways to save money


By Tilly Finley UK Facilities Management will begin the largest energy-saving project on campus to date this week. With the help of Ameresco, an energy service company out of Louisville, UK will be monitoring 20 to 30 buildings across campus to see where the most energy and money can be saved, said Bob Wiseman, vice […]

Higher education budget trimmed


By Roy York Higher education may not be under the governor’s budget knife as heavily as some predicted. In his budget address to the Kentucky General Assembly on Tuesday, Gov. Steve Beshear proposed a series of budget cuts to save money, but he was optimistic about the state’s future and said higher education “must be […]

Court case may redefine housing terms


By Andrew Pillow Whether or not some students will remain in their current homes could all come down to how loosely a judge defines the word “family.” Students who currently live in a “Boarding House” or “Lodging House” in the zones of R-2 and R-1 would be doing so illegally under current city ordinances. The […]

Long-time UK employee passes away


Darlene Mickey, a UK student loan counselor, died after a short battle with cancer on Jan. 9. Mickey was 51 years old and had worked at UK for 24 years. Mickey’s colleagues endearingly referred to her as the UK politician, the Wal-Mart greeter and a personal weatherman because of her friendliness and warmth toward those […]

SG passes changes to finals week


By Whittney Johnson Students who want to take an axe to their finals to relieve stress may have to settle for a less violent compromise: Student Government is proposing to split finals week and put a weekend in the middle. In a vote on Wednesday, the full SG Senate passed a proposal to add a […]