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Art museum reveals history

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Art museum reveals history

At my first visit to the UK Art Museum, one of the most striking pieces was the results of a 1972 poll asking, “If elections were held today, for which candidate would you vote?” I could not help but question why this was hung on the wall where traditional paintings are expected.

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Kernel Endorsements

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Editor’s note: Published below are the Kernel editorial board’s endorsements of candidates in the Lexington 3rd District council, Lexington Mayoral, Kentucky 6th Congressional District and U.S. Senate races. They consist of the majority opinion of the Kernel’s editorial board.

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Halloween is by far the best holiday

Between the horror movie marathons on television, seeing decorations on houses and inside department stores, and deciding which costume to wear, the buildup for Halloween is almost as good as the holiday itself.

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More online class opportunities should be available

Students’ burden has continued to rise as the cost of living and existing in college has grown in the last decade. Tuition costs have risen, as well as costs for books, living spaces and the like.

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Sci-Fi author comes to Lexington

Patrick Rothfuss is coming to Joseph Beth Booksellers on Saturday, Nov. 1. I was going to come up with an exciting lead-in, but I think that statement just about maxes out the excitement meter.

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Stewart’s passion spurs ‘Daily Show’ popularity

When attempting to get their daily dose of news, UK students and other young Americans take a different approach than previous generations. Most don’t turn the TV to Fox News or CNN, they tune into Comedy Central at 11 p.m. ET to watch “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.”

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We should stop telling others how to live their lives

The recent debate on campus about porn showcased the spread of messages about how to live. My opposing stance is that we should stop telling others how to live their lives.

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Off-campus living comes with responsibility, struggles

As a past resident of the dank and odorous Blanding Tower, I remember a time when moving into my own apartment with my best friends sounded so much better than the all-inclusive nature of campus housing.

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Beware of the power of Yik Yak

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Beware of the power of Yik Yak

Social media latched on to our society more than a decade ago and has since sunk its teeth into the way we perceive communication. It provided us an environment in which we can express our opinions to the world whether it wanted to hear them or not, and in turn we provided it unabated access into every facet of our lives.

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LTE: Voting only dignifies bad politics

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Every November, my television and radio bombard me with advertisements telling me why Politician A is better than Politician B and vice versa. Most people look at voting as some sacred ritual with which “our voices” will be heard. It will be different this time, is what they seem to imply.

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