Two men charged in student shooting


By Will Wright Lexington police arrested two suspects less than a day after Kentucky Kernel photo editor Jonathan Krueger was shot and killed near campus. Justin Delone Smith, 18, and Efrain Diaz Jr., 20, were charged with murder and first-degree robbery the shooting. Smith was also charged with tampering with physical evidence, and fleeing […]

A campus remembers

Jonathan Krueger

“Jon was the little brother I never had,” said Luke Lewis, Krueger’s Big Brother in Beta Theta Pi fraternity. “He was always down to have fun, no matter what the circumstance. He didn’t care who you were, as long as you were willing to hang out with him and have fun. I think that was one of the most awesome things about him. He could get along with anybody.”

Visual Studies forum hosts performance artists

“The whole event was about audience interactivity,” Goodwin said. “There is a genre within performance art where the performer asks for help or assistance and the only way that the performance can happen is with audience participation. The way the participants will respond is unpredictable and the performance has to change very quickly in response to the environment.”

Campus discusses China’s future

“What we’re seeing now … is that even though it’s the way that western nations have been accustomed to interacting with non-western countries and using human rights as a principle of negotiation, what we’re finding is that that’s just one of many ways that countries negotiate with each other,” said Douglas Janoff, a diplomat in residence in the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.

Temporary bookstore will be located on Lexington Avenue

“You may have noticed that construction has already begun on the blue basketball courts behind the Joe Craft Center,” Eric Monday, the Vice President for Finance and Administration, wrote in a campus-wide email. “Though this is a high traffic venue, we determined, after careful consideration, that this is the best space for the temporary UK Bookstore. We apologize for any disruption and will be back in touch soon about new campus recreation options for north campus, which we are currently finalizing.”

CNN visits campus

CNN reporter Pamela Brown speaks at the 38th annual Joe Creason Lecture on Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

“I know that I didn’t get the opportunities that I have gotten because I was more savvy or way more experienced. I truly believe that I got to where I am because of pure persistence,” Brown said. “I never would have thought that I would end up on CNN, getting to talk about breaking news with Anderson Cooper.”