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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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By Jill Seelmeyer Most undergraduate students learn the basics of their field in a classroom setting.  However, this summer, two undergraduate students participated in an advanced physics experiment at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico alongside UK Physics and Astronomy Professor Chris Crawford. Roel Flores, a physics junior, received a fellowship from UK […]

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New rules for moped riders cause concern

By Amanda Powell An updated parking policy puts the same regulations on mopeds as motorcycles, and that means no more parking at bike racks. The UK Parking and Transportation Services updated the parking policy for all mopeds, motorized scooters and motorcycles on Aug. 1.  All users now have the same rights and responsibilities, including same […]

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College, dean help give school makeover

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By Ashley Scott A UK college is redesigning its interior. The College of Design has made new appointments, been equipped with new Mac computers and has offered a new lecture series and more opportunities to travel abroad for students as part of a restructuring in the school, said Dean Michael Speaks.  Speaks, who has been […]

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By Lee Cottle Distribution for UK Football tickets will be taking a different approach, yet any student who has attended a men’s basketball lottery will find it familiar. Tickets for the 2009-10 UK football games versus Louisville, Florida and Alabama will be sold at a lottery at Memorial Coliseum at 9 p.m Wednesday.  The lottery […]

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By Jenny Boylan Students in a pressing job market may find volunteer work to be not only a service to the community, but also a resume perk. The Center for Community Outreach will hold its annual Volunteer Fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on the Student Center patio or in the Grand Ballroom […]

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[VIDEO & SLIDESHOW] Buster’s opens with a bang

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The lost dog has found it’s home on Manchester Street. Buster’s Billiards & Backroom celebrated its grand reopening Friday night with a concert featuring Lexington’s Chico Fellini, These United States and Louisville’s Wax Fang. Buster’s was originally located on the downtown block razed to make room for the CentrePoint project. When the previous owner could […]

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Two pedestrians, including a UK student, were struck and injured on Richmond Road near Shriners Lane early Monday, according to Lexington Police. UK sophomore Sierra T. Emrich, 19, and Alfred B. Baker, 21, both of Lexington, were walking on the right shoulder of Richmond Road when tow truck driver, Louis D. Lunsford, became distracted and […]

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