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Column by Emily Foerster On Sept. 6, I attended the Healthy Foods, Local Farms Conference in Louisville, a daylong event to raise awareness about the health and community benefits of eating locally produced food. I learned a lot, and hearing all of the speakers (our own Wendell Berry among them) inspired me to brainstorm ways […]

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Column by David Burnett It won’t happen to me. Subconsciously, that’s what most of us think when we read about the Lexington woman who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted a few weeks ago. It’s probably what the woman herself was thinking. Ironically, even when it does happen to us, we remain in denial: “this isn’t […]

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I was delighted to read about J.J. Jackson Thursday in the Kernel. I think with her we will see a lot of change in the diversity enrollment for UK. When she said in Thursday’s Kernel article, “One way to get there is we need all those different colors and people with disabilities in our classroom,” […]

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Q&A with Lee Todd

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UK President discusses university issues UK President Lee Todd sat down with the Kernel editorial board to discuss various issues impacting the university. Todd discusses the Top 20 Business Plan, the Amethyst Initiative and campus diversity. The following is a transcript of the interview: Q:  How do you prioritize your goals and decide what to put emphasis […]

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Teaching civics leads to activism

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Column by Trey Grayson When our founding fathers emerged from the Constitutional Convention in 1789, they gave America the principles that continue to guide us to the present. Not only does the Constitution guide American democracy, but it is the longest lasting constitution in human history and has served as an inspiration for democratic constitutions […]

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Sometimes, change isn’t that bad. Sure, change can be scary; it’s different and not always inviting. But after decades of having the ‘6-pack’ as a staple of South campus, it’s time for the fraternities to move on. In effect, that’s what many of the remaining fraternities, a ‘4-pack,’ if you will, are looking to do […]

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­­­Column by Jacob Sims Change, hope, unity, reform, and ethics are all broad terms being loosely thrown around this presidential election, with each candidate attempting to gain more support from the public in their bid to become, arguably, the most powerful individual in the world. Speeches from both candidates sound so magnificent and there is […]

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I must agree with Kevin Floore in his letter to the editor. It is time for Democrats and Republicans like Kahne to stop taking swipes at the candidates and start debating policy. With less than 60 days before the election, it is time that undecided voters become decided. I would suggest that the Kernel do […]

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