Who are we?

Founded in 1908 and independent since 1972, the Kentucky Kernel is the non-profit, student-run newspaper for the University of Kentucky. The Kernel offers the most extensive news coverage of the UK campus and surrounding metropolitan area.

Each Thursday, the Kernel publishes a print edition during the fall and spring semesters, based on the University of Kentucky’s academic calendar.

We publish 6,000 print copies (copies are free of charge at campus and downtown locations). Every issue is available in digital format at issuu.com. Our online news source is updated daily at kykernel.comFacebook and Twitter.