UK employee suspended amid theft investigation

By Sarah Brookbank A UK employee has been suspended after a criminal complaint was filed by the university. Steve Ellis, an employee in the physics and astronomy department, has been accused of stealing since 2012, according to the police report with the university of Kentucky police. Ellis is listed as an academic coordinator and an […]

Online petition criticizes UK for housing resident advisors together

By Will Wright @KernelWright An online petition critizing UK for forcing resident advisors to live with other RAs has garnered more than 300 signatures since Tuesday. 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 applications […]

Students can get $400 for riding bikes


Beginning July 15, qualified UK students and faculty will be able to register for a $400 bicycle voucher through UK’s Parking and Transportation Services in exchange for signing a car-free commitment.

Burger, taco joints open near campus


Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers (affectionately nicknamed “FU Burgers”) and Street Craves are combining hearty and healthy in a duel restaurant venture at the corner of Limestone and Avenue of Champions, the former home of Hugh Jass Burgers.

Not guilty plea entered for 17-year-old in student shooting

Police investigate the scene of a fatal shooting on Maxwell Street in Lexington, Ky. Friday, April 17, 2015.  University of Kentucky Student Jonathan Krueger was killed in was police are reporting as a violent robbery. Photo by David Stephenson

Bond was set at $1 million for Roman Gonzalez Jr., who will be tried as an adult.

Kentucky Native Café is an urban oasis

The cafe patio of Kentucky Native Cafe off of East Maxwell Street on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Photo by Marcus Dorsey | Staff

“We wanted it to be a neighborhood oasis,” owner Robin Michler said. “A spot for people to enjoy the outdoors in the city.”