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A dance ensemble, an opera performance and a lecture by Kentucky’s poet laureate will enter the spotlight during a conference Wednesday. The Starving Artist Conference will take place from 2:30 to 8 p.m. on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower. The English undergraduate organization, Writers’, Orators’ and Readers’ Discussion, or W.O.R.D., hosts the […]

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Volunteers for a July event at Keeneland will be admitted to the race track at no charge and receive a free T-shirt. The Keeneland Concours d’Elegance, a classic car exposition from July 16 to 19, will have several different volunteering opportunities during different shifts including directing parking, collecting entrance fees, hospitality, selling programs and clean-up. […]

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Vigil and new volunteers give hope to children

By Brian Shlonsky More than 140 people gathered inside the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Monday for a candlelight vigil that honored and swore in new volunteers working to give hope to abused and neglected children for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Honorary guest speaker Margie Cherry, who at the age of three was separated from her […]

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Not just redecorating: Hefty renovations coming for many UK dorms and apartments

When today’s students return to UK for their 25-year reunion, they may not be able to find the dormitory they lived in for part of their college experience. UK housing has planned a “domino effect” for the next 18 years that will result in all but five campus dormitories being renovated, or else demolished with […]

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By Fink Densford This summer, more college students across this country and others will be staying home rather than packing their bags to travel abroad, a new survey has shown. The survey, conducted by Chris Musick, director of International Academic Services at the University of Mary Washington, showed more than half of the 162 international […]

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By Jazmin Smith Bernadette Barton has been in lesbian relationships for 14 years, and for about an hour and a half she shared her views on gay lifestyles in the Bible Belt with students and community members. “We have to get rid of the toxic closet!” said Barton, an associate professor of sociology and women’s […]

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By Courtney Thomas People experiencing a wide variety voice disorder problems can now receive help from University of Kentucky Clinical Voice Center, the first and only clinical voice center in Kentucky. The goals of the group are to provide a state of the art care for the citizens of Kentucky with voice problems, said Rita […]

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View Larger Map Jewell Hall will reopen next year due to a higher number of applications for on-campus student housing, the head of UK’s housing program said. The number of housing applicants increased by about 200 for the 2009-10 school year, said Ben Crutcher, UK’s associate vice president for Auxiliary Services. The number of freshman […]

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Horse important, but not center stage at Keeneland

The horses sprint around Keeneland’s track, kicking up dirt as they speed past. Spectators scream and cheer, all eyes focused on the massive animals racing toward the finish. However, one horse stands off to the side of the racetrack, going unnoticed. No number drapes over its back, no 100-pound jockey sits on top of it.

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By Sarah Wilder Growing up in the Bible Belt can present unique challenges for gays and lesbians. In an upcoming lecture, a researcher will discuss those challenges. Bernadette Barton, a UK graduate and associate professor at Morehead State University, will give a lecture entitled “The Toxic Closet: Being Gay in the Bible Belt” from 7 […]

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