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Every two weeks, the Student Government Senate meets in a big room to discuss big campus issues. But are there big changes that come out of these meetings? Unless these issues are brought up by members of SG in the form of Senate Special Projects, requiring funding to sponsor a college event or club trip, […]

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Column by Luke Murray If you have a really cool idea this afternoon, who would you go talk to about it? You might tell your friends, family or a knowledgeable businessperson you know. Perhaps you could even ask an investor to give you the money you need to try it out. Surprisingly, however, one of […]

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Column by CJ Conklin A local bar, a happening nightclub, a blowout party…the library. The first three have seemingly different characteristics than the latter, but all of these places have one thing in common: they are all magnets for meeting people of the opposite sex. While not everyone in college is lucky enough to meet […]

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As a freshman in the dorms, I remember thinking that the ResLife recycling plan was a great idea. I soon found out that others in my dorm didn’t feel the same way when our recycling bins began to overflow with trash. We are adults and in college; we need to take some responsibility when it […]

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Although campus safety is a highly valued attribute at UK, a new standard for informing the residents and students of criminal activity should be set. Each week the Kernel provides its readers with a brief crime log of the UK Police reports, but these logs fail to inform residents and students in a timely manner […]

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Well, I guess it was only a matter of time. Roughly a week and a half after President George W. Bush proposed the $700 billion market bailout, the House of Representatives shot it down on Monday in a series of fiery debates. It marked the culmination of what has been a stressful month or so […]

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Scheduled bus route will better serve students

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The wheels on the bus continue to go ‘round and ‘round, but instead of scrambling around campus on weekends, the new Green route bus service is a better service for UK students. Think logistically. In years past, what was formerly the on-demand CATS bus wasted an insane amount of gas and time jumping all over […]

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TaxiCats offers cheap cab rides in tough times

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UK students now have a cheaper and safer way to get around campus when driving or bike-riding isn’t an option. TaxiCats, a program started by the All American Taxi company, is offering students with a valid UK ID a $2 cab ride per person. The company is working with Student Government, the Genesis Group and […]

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Column by Taylor Shelton While sitting through a Student Government Senate meeting for the first time ever last week, I found it hard to believe just how many statements by SG senators started with “I don’t know as much as I should.” Regardless of the fact that these individuals were elected in order to serve […]

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