3 UK freshmen named to award watch

UK freshmen Anthony Davis, Marquis Teague and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist were among 12 players named to the Wayman Tisdale Award watch. The award goes to the National Freshman of the Year, as determined by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. The three comprise 25 percent of the award’s preseason list. Others named on the list are Bradley […]

‘Romeo and Juliet’ as opera and play

The romantic play “Romeo and Juliet” is mostly known for its tendency to exaggerate teenage love. Two very contrasting elements of the fine arts came together Wednesday at the Round Table to discuss their take on the love story.

The UK Department of Theater will be producing the Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” in December, although by no means is it the classic version. UK Opera’s “Romeo et Juliette”, a sung version of the romantic tragedy, opens next week.

Steppin’ it out: The Divine 9 prepares for Homecoming performances

Omega Phi Psi fraternity practices for the University of Kentucky Homecoming Step Show on Monday, September 17, 2011 in Lexington, Ky. They practiced in an empty parking garage.  Photo by Latara Appleby | Staf

Students may have caught sight of the Divine 9 Black Greek Letter Organizations stepping or strolling on UK’s campus before and during events like Stompapalooza or during “yard shows.” Stomp … clap … step… And this Friday you can catch them at the National Pan-Hellenic Council Step Show in Memorial Coliseum at 7:30 p.m.
Six organizations of the NPHC will be performing at the show.

Following bye week, Cats ready to strike again

Last week, at the lowest point in their season, the Cats entered their bye week, a free week to rest and regroup before taking on the rest of the season. The bye week came exactly midway through UK’s season this year, with a 2-4 record looming behind them and six more games staring them down in weeks ahead.

Unsold student tickets for first three games available to public

From UK: Tickets for the first three home games for the UK men’s basketball team including both exhibitions are currently available to the general public. The tickets made available are from the unsold student ticket allotment. Tickets for the Transylvania (Nov. 2), Morehouse (Nov. 7) and Marist (Nov. 11) games are available for purchase by […]