Punches and smiles in gubernatorial debate

The three men running for governor in the 2015 gubernatorial election did battle on stage at Bellarmine University before putting on smiles for Kentucky reporters afterward.

New Student Center design released

By Sarah Brookbank sbrookbank@kykernel.com When the new Student Center opens in January 2018, students will be greeted with familiar old and new alike. The university released a video Tuesday showing plans for the $175 million student center renovation. John Herbst, executive director of the UK Student Center, said the university is exercising diligence in restoring […]

The importance of being ‘land-grant’

Lexington Souers news@kykernel.com While many students sit in freshman orientation, the phrase ‘land-grant institution’ may go in one ear and out the other ­— This phrase is heard at many universities, which has popped up because of legislation that aimed to bring higher education to farm kids. UK was started because of the Morrill Act […]

Photos: 9/11 Memorial

in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, September 11, 2015. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff.

Flags stand along the sidewalk outside the visitors center as a reminder of the lives lost on September 11, 2001, in Lexington KY on Friday, September 11, 2015. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff.  

UK police pressing charges against law student for drone crash

A student crashed the drone into Commonwealth Stadium during UK's first game of the season on Sept. 5, 2015. Photo provided by UK Public Relations

No one was injured when the drone crashed into the suite level on the south side of the stadium just before kickoff, but flying a drone above the stadium violated multiple Federal Aviation Administration regulations.