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Online gaming lawsuit a sign of over-regulation

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In grade school, we all learned about America being great. We are the land of freedom and opportunity. I am a U.S. citizen that financially supports the government to help protect me as I live my life freely. But I always question these teachings when the government constantly keeps me from living freely, especially when […]

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Column by Taylor Shelton On Earth Day earlier this year, former Student Government President Nick Phelps, along with staff trustee Russ Williams, made a mistake. Their mistake was choosing to eliminate the student-supported ‘green fee,’ which had been overwhelmingly passed by a SG referendum in 2006. What their decision amounted to was the loss of […]

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If you’ve been on campus for more than 20 minutes, then someone has mentioned UK’s Top 20 Business Plan to you. Those who listened to President Todd deliver the State of the University Address realized it was the same old song and dance. It is not that the plan is bad for UK. If successful, […]

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Fasting event raises money, awareness

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By taking food away from themselves, over 300 people gave a chance for others to eat. Fast-A-Thon, an event that was put on last week by the Muslim Student Association, raised money from about 10 businesses around the city to help stop hunger in Lexington, according to a Kernel article on Wednesday. Besides being graced […]

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Daily, a large number of medical professionals turn to a systematic framework called common morality through which they may reach the most impartial and rational decisions possible in the most inconceivable moral dilemmas concerning life and death, organ donations and ethical care. Imagine considering such principles as not causing death, pain, disability, deprivation of freedom […]

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Kernel cartoon

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Kernel cartoon
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Use of smoke in fire drills is dangerous

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Despite concerns from students and other universities, UK fire officials will once again be placing a fog machine in dormitories for smoke-out fire drills, according to a Kernel article on Sept. 15. This editorial board has never questioned the desire for improvements in student safety, especially when it comes to fire safety in dorms and […]

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Column by Zachary Kiser Everyone who has walked around the UK campus for any amount of time has had a run-in with, or heard the rhetoric of Brother Rick. Last week was the first time that I actually stopped for any amount of time to listen to what he had to say. After about 20 […]

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Column by Wesley Robinson Thursday’s State of the University addresses by UK President Lee Todd and Student Government President Tyler Montell did a good job of stating where the heart of campus is for students in relation to the Top 20 Business Plan here at UK. For Todd, the Top 20 Business Plan is of […]

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I’m all in for bashing leadership and rattling some cages — but Friday’s Kernel cartoon was just a little too loose on the facts for me. The drawing, which depicted UK President Lee Todd burning money in a pile for Rupp Arena’s replacement while calling for more money, was inaccurate at best. Assuming the cartoonist […]

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