Photos: UK Fusion 2015

Staff Report news@kykernel.com On Monday, Aug. 24th, hundreds of new UK students staggered out of bed in the early morning hours to Johnson Center Fields for K Week’s Fusion.  Volunteers were welcomed to Lexington by mayor Jim Gray and practiced their Zumba skills before heading off to work-sites. Volunteers dispersed all over Lexington, trimming hedges […]

Students come back to face-lifted campus

​A look down UK's newly renovated Commonweath Stadium field on July 22, 2015. Photo by Marcus Dorsey | Staff

By Ella Wilkie news@kykernel.com UK has made plenty of changes this summer and new students are back to living in and around construction zones. “The long term benefits will be worth the temporary inconvenience,” UK Spokesperson Jay Blanton said in reference to temporary road closings and 6 a.m. bulldozer wake-up calls. Here is an update […]

Free Lextran rides, more bike lanes could compensate for lost parking

Business management freshman Joey Scaggs unlocks his bike from a rack on central campus in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Photo by Adam Pennavaria | Staff

By Nick Gray and Sarah Brookbank news@kykernel.com When there are more parking passes than there are spots, alternative modes of travel may seem more appealing. Here are some things to know about getting to campus: Bus Lextran and UK have increased the ability of students, faculty and staff to get around campus by enacting the BluPass […]

Petition gains nearly 500 signatures as RAs protest

By Will Wright wwright@kykernel.com An online petition critizing UK for forcing resident advisors to live with other RAs garnered nearly 500 signatures since its creation in July. The decision to have RAs room with each other ­— some will live with students until the student can be relocated — came after UK had more housing […]

Governor’s race stirs debate on campus

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Political opinions are abuzz on campus as UK students decide which candidate they will support in the 2015 Kentucky gubernatorial election.

Late Night Film Series makes new home in Memorial Hall

Junior theater major Leslie Kirby takes a brochure after talking to LNFS film coordinator Brooks Gorby in line for a movie at the Student Center in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

Late Night Film Series, which shows free movies throughout the year, makes its new home in the iconic Memorial Hall.