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By Brian Kaulakis The ‘mountain keepers’ want to teach students a thing or two about activism. The UK Writing Program Community Engagement Series event “An Evening with the Mountain Keepers” hopes to give perspective on the importance of activist writing, said Anne Mareck, associate director of the The Writing Program at UK. “If enough people […]

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By Jenny Boylan For those who have become victims of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender domestic violence, it may seem as though getting help is out of reach, but it’s not. Melissa Caldwell, a graduate student in the College of Social Work, has organized the LGBT Domestic Violence Panel, which will be held on Thursday. […]

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Court will hear SG complaints

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By Andrew Blankenship More complaints have been filed against candidates in last week’s Student Government elections, according to the official responsible for election investigations. A total of five complaints had been filed Wednesday, said Mary Beth Hicks, the SG Election Investigator.  She could not say who filed the complaints, who the complaints were filed against […]

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By Jill Seelmeyer A recent benefit concert for the David Lynch Foundation will help 1,000 at-risk children in Central Kentucky learn to meditate. A benefit concert on Saturday brought together musical stars such as Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Ben Harper, Sheryl Crow and Kentucky native Jim James of My Morning Jacket to support the David […]

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UK plans bicycle permit parking

Bikers will have to pay to park on campus under a new plan by UK Parking and Transportation Services. Under the program beginning in July, bikers will be required to have a permit to park at the bike racks on campus. Although the passes will cost $15 for lifetime registration, from July until March 2010, […]

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1,000 cranes: Exhibit features paper creations

By Iryna Dzyubynska To create origami, you don’t need to speak Japanese. The only thing needed is paper and a willingness to learn. “When you fold origami, you don’t need language,” said Keiko Fukuzaki, Japan outreach coordinator for UK. “Japanese people can tell how to fold it without language. So Japanese middle and high school […]

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By Austin Schmitt UK’s budget shortfall will be made up through funds held by President Lee Todd, as well as the Provost and the executive vice president. The central accounts UK will take money from include the budgets of President Lee Todd, Provost Kumble Subbaswamy and Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Frank Butler. […]

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By Kirsten Clancy With summer around the corner, many students are struggling to find last minute internships. “I don’t believe it’s too late, but you have to intensify your efforts,” said Francene Gilmer, assistant provost for career education at the James W. Stuckert Career Center. Many companies started looking for internships at the beginning of […]

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By Andrew Blankenship and Jill Laster A complaint has been filed to SG against presidential candidate Ryan Smith. Smith confirmed the complaint, but declined to give any further detail, including cause. Smith and running mate Kelsey Hayes received 2,286 votes in last week’s SG election, 148 votes more than runner-up Colby Khoshreza and running mate […]

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By Travis Walker In October, an energy-efficient, solar-powered house designed and built by UK students will be taken to Washington, D.C., for a national competition. UK will participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition, in which 20 schools from around the world compete “to design, build, and operate the most attractive, effective, […]

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