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Republicans work to hold on to political gains

Republicans work to hold on to political gains

The newly elected Congress has not even taken session yet, and already the Washington, D.C. chess match has begun.

The Jive Child

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The Jive Child

By Dimitri Silva opinions@kykernel.com You should see the looks I get when I tell the boys that the reason I couldn’t hang out and watch the game was because I was at yoga. It’s as if I’ve let them all down in some deep, traumatizing way. But is the idea of men doing yoga really […]

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Books, unlike movies, allow readers to use imagination

Movies are wonderful things. They are visual masterpieces (when done correctly), and they can grip the viewer in several different ways. They are just not more entertaining than books.

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Barbie book falsly depicts women and technology

In a move that should not be as surprising as it is, Barbie has found another way to screw over young women.

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President Obama a better leader than Russia’s Putin

For whatever reason, people can’t help but stack President Obama up against Russian President Vladimir Putin in a contest to see who the manliest president is.

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Movies are better than books, there is no contest

I don’t think books are useless, I just think that movies are clearly better, and I don’t even think it’s much of a fair fight.

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Kentucky bucks trend, keeps gay marriage ban

Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit made the decision to uphold gay marriage within its jurisdiction, which includes Kentucky. This decision went against the trend of about two dozen court decisions in favor of marriage equality since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Lego reality show may foster creativity for viewers

For 18 and a half years, I lived with a master builder.

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Stand-up comics exercise free speech the best

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Stand-up comics exercise free speech the best

As we celebrated Veterans Day this week, we also celebrated the fact that we live in a country where the First Amendment in our Constitution guarantees us the right to say whatever we want to say. While this tenet of our grand rulebook protects us from government restrictions of free speech, we all know that it unfortunately does not give us the same protection from the wrath of the media.

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Mindset of society flips responsibility onto women

We shouldn’t be the ones held accountable for how high the rate of rape and sexual assault is—but we are.

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