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Celebrate, sulk responsibly Friday

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Celebrate, sulk responsibly Friday

UK’s basketball reputation is not all that is at stake Friday when UK matches up against the University of Louisville. The student body’s reputation is at stake, too.

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Palli: Higher education needs increased federal support

Over the past few days, other UK students and I have joined student representatives from eight other SEC schools to advocate for increased federal support for higher education. Specifically, we have fought for sustained funding for Pell Grants, which help lower-income students achieve their educational goals.

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‘Manic pixie dream girls’ send the wrong message

Films such as “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World,” “Fight Club” and “Garden State” have one frustrating thing in common. The lead female embodies one of the most annoying and prevalent female TV tropes: the manic pixie dream girl.

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Corporations are not entitled to religious freedoms

The open enrollment period for insurance under the Affordable Care Act will end Monday, but a far more important date for the law will be this week — a Supreme Court date.

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We should all be prepared ‘Project Lex 2′

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We should all be prepared ‘Project Lex 2′

It was not so long ago that #LexingtonPoliceScanner was trending nationally on Twitter and the term “Project Lex” was coined, which plays off the movie “Project X” about a house-party turned war-zone, to describe an area where UK students flipped and burned a car.

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There is no room for discrimination in the locker room

LGBT inclusion and acceptance (in sports) is becoming much more common … but there are no publicly out players in Division I Men’s Basketball.

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Numbers often desensitize and misrepresent the urgency of a humanitarian crisis such as the one occurring in Palestine right now. It is difficult to portray the impoverished conditions that Palestinians live in using numbers alone.

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Feminism extends far beyond its extreme connotation

One of the first responses I received after “coming out” as a feminist was: “So, do you organize rallies and things?”

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Palli: Spring break service trips make ‘me proud to be a wildcat’

Spring break, next week, is the ultimate chance for UK students to rest so they can finish the homestretch of the year strong. However, not everyone is leaving for a vacation.

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