Letter from Eli Capilouto about campus demonstrations and its reaction

Dear Campus Community, Whatever your perspective regarding the events in recent days in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, we should all be able to agree on one thing: they are tragedies — tragedies for the families involved, the communities impacted and all of us who have watched the painful conversations necessarily provoked across our […]

LIVE UPDATES: Cats take on 5-2 Columbia in Rupp

Aaron Harrison dunks the ball during UK vs. Columbia at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, December 5, 2014. Photo by Emily Wuetcher | Staff

Follow this page for live updates of the Cats’ matchup against Columbia in Rupp Arena. Starting for UK are Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Karl Anthony-Towns, Willie Cauley-Stein and Alex Poythress. Freshman guards Devin Booker and Tyler Ulis will not play tonight. Ulis is still sick and Booker is nursing a bad knee. Columbia guard Maodo Lo has scored […]

Dying to be heard

Protestors lie on the floor of the Patterson Office Tower lobby to symbolize those who have been killed at the hands of a police office. Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Lexington. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff

More than 40 UK students staged a “die-in” demonstration on the first floor of the Patterson Office Tower on Tuesday. The demonstration was a reaction to the deaths of two African-Americans by police officers who were not charged. Most recently, a NYPD officer was not charged for the choking death of Eric Garner, who was […]