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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

VIDEO: Kentucky mens basketball reacts to Selection Sunday results

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor March 15, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball players and staff gathered at head coach John Calipari's home on Sunday, March 12, 2023, to watch the Selection Sunday show. The Wildcats received the No. 6 seed, facing No. 11...


Sydney Hill June 9, 2021

Doug Flynn is a retired professional baseball player from Lexington, Ky. His parents instilled the love of baseball in him from a very young age. His father played with the Brooklyn Dodgers for one year...

The Little Things

Kennedy Miller June 9, 2021

In the Campbellsville, Kentucky countryside, a group of transformers and power lines stick out like a sore thumb. Next to this mini power plant is the home of Melinda Wise-Hayden, a former nurse and business...

Anita Crick kneels by her husband, Rodney, after measuring his blood oxygen levels on Feb. 22, 2021, in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Rodney recently returned home after a month of being hospitalized for COVID-19. Photo by Rachel Crick.

Lifeline: How one couple’s 55-year love story helped them beat COVID

Rachel Crick June 8, 2021

On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, Anita Crick packed a bag and called an ambulance for her husband, Rodney. When the ambulance arrived, the couple embraced, unsure if or when they would see each other again.It...

The Art of Capturing a Moment: A Profile of Mark Cornelison

Gillian Stawiszynski June 5, 2021

Mark Cornelison works for the University of Kentucky’s public relations as the photographer. Since high school, he has been fascinated by photography.  He joined the yearbook club and this when he...

As anxiety among young people increases, some seek non-medicinal healing

Neha Yousuf January 14, 2021

The use of crystals for healing has been around since the Ancient Sumerians. They used crystals in their own magical formulas, used them for protection over evil spirits, and even used them cosmetically....

Lost dreams of an American dairy farmer

Madison Dyment May 4, 2020

In a country where you can go to a grocery store and pick up a gallon of milk for $2, it's hard to see past the low prices and convenience to the underlying problems. The abundance of dairy products available...

Name, Face, Likeness, Talents: What if UK student-athletes could profit off their image?

Maggie Davis February 24, 2020

"This is Coach (Makayla) Epps and she's famous," said one of the former UK women's basketball star's players in Woodford County, where Epps now coaches. Last October, the NCAA announced that it would begin...

Lexington fox hunting club preserves centuries old tradition

Rick Childress January 16, 2020

The Iroquois Hunt Club—the nation’s third oldest fox hunting club—is a Central Kentucky tradition that preserves a centuries old sport that still connects people to the land and to animals in ways...

Keion Brooks talks his bench performance, Tyrese Maxey

November 24, 2019

Brooks came off the bench and scored nine points and three rebounds for Kentucky in its 81-56 win over Lamar University. 

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