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UK freshman pitcher, 5, Meagan Prince winding up for a pitch during the UK softball game vs. Auburn at the John Cropp Stadium on Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Kalyn Bradford | Staff

UK softball proud of start to the season

By Leslie Hobbs sports@kykernel.com UK softball spent nearly all of February playing challenging games on the road, but rose to the occasion, finishing the month with an 11-3 record. The Cats took down two Top 10 teams in No. 10 Arizona and No. 5 … [Read More...]

Storyteller Laura Simms, adoptive mother of UK's 2014-2015 Common Reading Experience author Ishmael Beah, tells the story of how she met Beah at Memorial Hall on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Adam Pennavaria | Staff

Boy soldier’s mother tells of struggles

By Tabassum Ali news@kykernel.com The adoptive mother of ex-child soldier and Common Reading Experience author Ishmael Beah came to campus Tuesday to talk to students about the value of human life and storytelling. Laura Simms met Beah in November of … [Read More...]