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At heritage festival, UK students get a taste of Korean culture

Addison Lander September 20, 2019

Students near the student center last Wednesday evening were greeted with K-pop music playing from Barker Plaza.The source was the Korean Heritage Festival, an event run by the Student Activities Board...

A fan cheering on for her pick of the race to win on College Scholarship Day at Keeneland on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Lexington , Kentucky. Photo By Genna Melendez | Staff

Inaugural Railbird Festival coming to Lexington in August

Hailey Peters April 8, 2019

Music. Bourbon. Equine.These three trademarks are the foundations of the new Railbird Festival coming to Lexington this summer.“Railbird” is a horse racing term for people who go to the track often...

Kiley Alcorn, Kaleigh Shaw and Chelina Ortiz Montanez are all UK students in majors that are typically dominated by males. Photo by Haley Hintz | Staff

Women are finding their place in male-dominated majors

Haley Hintz April 1, 2019

Being a woman in a male-dominated major is no small feat. There is no doubt that programs like engineering, business and sciences have historically had a large gender participation gap. Within the past...

Students gathered around the student centers social staircase to enjoy the informal showcase.

UK students show off their talent and talentlessness at SAB event

Addison Lander March 27, 2019

On the evening of March 26, students who entered the student center by the social staircase were greeted with a wide variety of performances from other students, ranging from singing to juggling to even...

Color Chaos is a branch from Breakout Games, a popular gaming experience in Lexington.

Breakout Games introduces new, colorful concept

Julia Price March 5, 2019

Color Chaos is Lexington’s newest interactive entertainment experience that gathers participants together with friends and family for a game that will test a variety of their skills.Breakout Games is...

The letters USA made from grenades on a wall at artists Angela Carbone and Davis Bogus art exhibit Resistance at the Bolivar Art Gallery on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘Resistance’ art exhibit challenges today’s social climate

Emily Baehner March 4, 2019

In an era of contentious party relations and protest, resistance is becoming an increasingly large part of the current political climate. Ceramics artists Angela Carbone and David Bogus are turning this...

An image made from graphite pencil on display at artist Sean Lymans Define exhibit at the Bolivar Art Gallery on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘Define’ art exhibit redefines the ‘mundane and ordinary’

Emily Baehner March 4, 2019

For many college students, mechanical pencils are just an obligatory writing utensil for note taking, resorted to only in classes where professors have a no-laptops rule. For artist Sean Lyman, they are...

The Student Center Ballroom was filled with students celebrating the fourth annual Underground Formal.

Underground Formal hosts fourth year of ‘prom’ experience

Kamilah Williams March 2, 2019

The Student Activities Board, Underground Perspective, the MLK Center, the Office of LGBTQ* Resources and the Elite List gave students a chance to go back to prom as a college student. On March 1 from...

The fourth annual Underground Formal will be held on Friday, March 1, from 8 to 11 p.m.

Underground Formal offers students ‘a night off’ for 4th year

Hannah Moore February 28, 2019

Students can join the UK’s Student Activities Board, Underground Perspective, Martin Luther King Center, The Elite List and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources for a memorable night of dancing and socializing...

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