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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

BROADCAST: Inside Eastside Technical Center’s media & broadcast class

Bryce Towle, TikTok Manager May 2, 2024

Michelle Rauch teaches a one-of-a-kind media & broadcast class for high school students at East Side Technical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Learn about the opportunity waiting for these students...

BROADCAST: Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

Nate Lucas, Reporter April 29, 2024

On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced businesses will begin to apply for a license to distribute medical marijuana once it’s legalized Jan. 1st, 2025. Reporter Nate Lucas has more on the story.

BROADCAST: KY officials stress importance of work zone awareness

Edward Smith, Reporter April 27, 2024

As orange cones begin to line the roads this summer, Kentucky officials are asking drivers to drive safely when approaching work zones.

The Kernel Chronicles: Episode 1

Giana Gallo, Bryce Towle, and Broadcast Staff April 24, 2024

Founded in 1908 and independent since 1972, the Kentucky Kernel is the nonprofit student media outlet for the University of Kentucky. The Kernel offers the most extensive multimedia news coverage of UK’s...

BROADCAST: Nigel Marcellus Taylor crosses off making a TEDx talk from his bucket list

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager April 23, 2024

TEDx and the University of Kentucky collaborated for the first time this month, and Nigel Marcellus Taylor, a UK doctoral candidate, didn’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity. Reporter...

BROADCAST: The Annual Powderpuff Football game

Drew Metanchuk, Reporter April 18, 2024

The Epsilon Chi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. partnered with the Black Student Union to play powderpuff, a game of flag football where women take the field and men coach. Here’s Drew Metanchuk with...

BROADCAST: University of Kentucky fashion students put on Color Me Kentucky spring fashion show

Gabriella Mercedes, Reporter April 15, 2024

Fashion students in the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment came together to put on the 7th annual Color Me Kentucky fashion show Thursday, April 11 at the Central Bank Center. Reporter...

BROADCAST: Big Blue Nation welcomes home Mark Pope as the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2024

Two days after the official hire of former Wildcat Mark Pope, the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball received the warmest welcome possible in a packed Rupp Arena. Pope comes to Lexington after...

BROADCAST: UK students react to the news of former men’s basketball coach John Calipari leaving Big Blue Nation

Kolby Wohl, Reporter April 13, 2024

The University of Arkansas announced Hall of Famer John Calipari will become its men’s basketball coach. The announcement came hours after Calipari released a video saying goodbye to the University of...

BROADCAST: Art on the Town

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager April 11, 2024

“All handmade, all local” is the motto for Art on the Town, a weekly market hosted by the city of Lexington. Held in Tandy Park, this event features homegrown foods, mobile art carts and even a bouquet...

BROADCAST: Opening Weekend at Keeneland

Sofia Gustafson, Reporter April 10, 2024

Keeneland opened Friday, April 5. Still under renovation, crowds filled the stands to watch the races. Keeneland offers food, drinks and a chance to bet for all attendees. The Spring Meet will last from...

BROADCAST: UK’s DanceBlue raised over $2.13 million dollars during the annual marathon

Carlee Hogsten, Reporter April 9, 2024

On Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, the annual DanceBlue marathon supporting the Hematology/Oncology Clinic took place in Rupp Arena on account of construction in the marathon’s usual Memorial...

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