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Sarah Corman, a social work graduate student, watches the partial solar eclipse with her daughter Penelope on Monday, April 8, 2024, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: Solar eclipse 2024 in Lexington

Abbey Cutrer, Matthew Mueller, and Samuel Colmar April 8, 2024

Students watch the partial solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.  

Lexington community members join University of Kentucky students to watch the solar eclipse at Johnson Center Field on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, KY on Monday, August 21, 2017.

Kentucky to see a solar eclipse for the first time since 2017

Ava Bumgarner, Reporter April 7, 2024

For the first time in seven years, North America will witness a total solar eclipse make its way across the continent on Monday, April 8. The eclipse is a rare occurrence that will be visible right...

The Beshear family and friends stand during the Armed Forces Salute during the 62nd Kentucky inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Bill to end DEI initiatives at public universities in Kentucky fails to be voted on before veto period

Casey Sebastiano, News Editor March 30, 2024

Recently amended Senate Bill 6 was not voted on by the Kentucky Senate before entering the veto period last night, failing to advance through the General Assembly.  The Senate did not concur with the...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at an event during President Biden’s visit to Kentucky to discuss infrastructure on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, near the Brent Spence Bridge in Covington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | File

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell to step down as Republican Leader in November

Lilly Keith, Staff Reporter February 28, 2024

Clarification: Mitch McConnell will finish the term ending January 2027 in a different chamber seat than Senate Republican Leader. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell announced today, in an address to...

Gov. Andy Beshear is sworn in during the 62nd Kentucky inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

‘We love you, and we will get the job done.’ Beshear officially inaugurated for 2nd term

Alexis Baker, News Editor December 12, 2023

FRANKFORT – Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman were sworn in for a second term at the Kentucky State Capitol surrounded by friends, family and constituents.  Beshear and Coleman were...

Attendees bow their heads in prayer during the 62nd Kentucky inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: Beshear officially inaugurated on Capitol grounds

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor December 12, 2023

Attendees gather for Kentucky's 62nd inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, at the steps of the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops walks through the Cat Walk before the Kentucky vs. Alabama football game on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops to stay in Lexington amidst Texas A&M rumors

Cole Parke, Sports Editor November 26, 2023

After a hectic few hours, Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops confirmed he will not be the Texas A&M head coach in the foreseeable future and will return to Lexington. In a social media post...

A man stands in protest for the lives killed in Gaza holding a sign that reads ceasefire now on Nov. 7, 2023, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

PHOTOS: Pro-Palestinians protest at the Kentucky State Capitol

Matthew Mueller, Photojournalist November 10, 2023

Demonstrators gather on Election Day at the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort on Nov. 7 to demand a ceasefire in Gaza amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Incumbent Democratic Governor Andy Beshear gives his acceptance speech after winning the 2023 Gubernatorial race at Old Forester’s Paristown Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

Beshear celebrates win at election night event in Louisville

Adah Hufana and Lilly Keith November 7, 2023

Democratic incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear won the 2023 Kentucky gubernatorial election on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Beshear defeated Republican candidate Daniel Cameron 53% to 47% in unofficial results after...

Kylah Spring speaks at the March Against Racism on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

A year in review: Racial assault on campus still awaits verdict

Courtney Suber, Reporter November 6, 2023

Today marks one year since a former University of Kentucky student was filmed assaulting and hurling racial insults at a Black student in an on-campus residence hall. A video of former student Sophia...

A ballot drop box stands outside on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023, outside of the Fayette County Clerks Office in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Analysis: Key issues facing Kentucky voters

Alexis Baker, Casey Sebastiano, and Hannah Stanley October 31, 2023

Kentucky voters will have to decide which candidate they want to represent them in an increasingly changing political climate this November.  Policies surrounding abortion, higher education, COVID-19...

People hold signs and flags during the “All out for Palestine” rally on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, outside of the Robert F. Stephens Circuit Courthouse in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: Demonstrators gather at “All out for Palestine” rally held in downtown Lexington

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor October 17, 2023

Editors Note: Some attendees wished to remain anonymous for their safety. Therefore, the Kentucky Kernel withheld all names published with the following images. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered...

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