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Terry Anderson poses for a portrait. Photo by UK Communication and Information College.

Journalist and former UK faculty member Terry Anderson has died at 76

Casey Sebastiano, News Editor April 23, 2024

Terry Anderson, a long-time journalist and former University of Kentucky faculty member, has died at 76 years old. Anderson was an Associated Press correspondent who traveled the world in the name of...

Crowds gather near the track to watch the first race of the day on Friday, April 19, 2024, at Keeneland During College day in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

PHOTOS: Keeneland College Scholarship Day

Matthew Mueller, Photojournalist April 23, 2024

Keeneland’s semi-annual College Scholarship Day was held on Friday, April 19, 2024, at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky.

Students react to winners of the third race on Friday, April 19, 2024, at Keeneland During College day in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

Keeneland’s College Scholarship Day awards local students

Lilly Keith, Staff Reporter April 23, 2024

Keeneland’s semi-annual College Scholarship Day offered free admission to all pre-registered college students that also entered them into their scholarship raffle that included two $10,000 scholarships.  This...

David Schwartz (Left), English graduate student and teaching assistant, and Ian Mooney, philosophy doctoral candidate and teaching assistant attend UCW rally to fight for graduate student worker rights at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY on April 17, 2024. Photo by Isabella Sepahban | Staff

United Campus Workers of UK hold rally demanding higher pay for graduate workers and an end to international student fees

Isabella Sepahban, Reporter April 21, 2024

Over 40 people participated in a rally to demand higher pay for graduate workers as well as an end to international student fees in front of White Hall Classroom Building. The participants, graduate...

Head coach Lars Jorgensen talks to assistant coaches during the UK Swimming and Diving meet against The Ohio State University on Friday, October 11, 2013, at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff

Briggs Alexander and lawyers host press conference to discuss lawsuit against Kentucky and former head coach Lars Jorgensen

Sara Gibson, Tennis Beat Leader April 20, 2024

Plaintiff Briggs Alexander, advocate Rachel Denhollander and his lawyers held a press conference on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, to discuss the lawsuit brought against former University of Kentucky swim...

‘One Day For UK’ unites alumni, faculty and fans to give back to the university

‘One Day For UK’ unites alumni, faculty and fans to give back to the university

Ava Bumgarner, Reporter April 20, 2024

The University of Kentucky celebrated its annual “One Day for UK,” raising $1,615,043 over the course of the 24-hour event as of April 20. One Day for UK is a 24-hour online day of giving that took...

Hundreds gather for a vigil for UK dance team member Kate Kaufling on Monday, April 15, 2024, at Greek Park at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Kaufling, a sophomore, died from bone cancer less than a year after her diagnosis. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Kentucky students attend vigil for Kate Kaufling

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor April 18, 2024

Hundreds of students gathered for Kate Kaufling’s vigil at the University of Kentucky’s Greek Park on April 15. Kaufling died on Easter Sunday at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital after battling...

The Phi Kappa Tau building on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at Pennsylvania Court in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

Phi Kappa Tau fraternity reinstated as student organization

Hannah Stanley, Editor- in-Chief April 17, 2024

After being revoked as a University of Kentucky student organization for approximately nine months, the Phi Kappa Tau (PKT) fraternity was reinstated on Dec. 31, 2023. The fraternity had violated UK...

Joe Bologna stands in front of his portrait on the 50th Anniversary of his pizzeria on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Joe Bolognas Restaurant and Pizzeria in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Beloved restaurant-owner Joe Bologna to retire after a life in the business

Lilly Keith, Staff Reporter April 16, 2024

Joe Bologna’s Italian Pizzeria and Restaurant opened its doors in 1973. Bologna has decided it’s time to retire as the locale’s owner.  “Even though I’m retiring, whoever I sell it to, I...

People find a place to sit before a vigil for UK dance team member Kate Kaufling on Monday, April 15, 2024, at Greek Park at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Kaufling, a sophomore, died from bone cancer less than a year after her diagnosis. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: Celebration of life for Kate Kaufling

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor April 16, 2024

Hundreds of people gather at a celebration of life for UK dance team member Kate Kaufling on Monday, April 15, 2024, at Greek Park at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Kaufling, a...

Former UK President, David P. Roselle, speaks at the Naming Ceremony for Roselle Hall on April 24, 2012, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Quianna Lige | Staff

Former UK President David Roselle dies at 84

Casey Sebastiano, News Editor April 15, 2024

The ninth President of the University of Kentucky, David Roselle, has died at 84. Roselle was president of the university from July 1987 until December 1989, according to UK’s Office of the President.  Upon...

Deborah Yetter, Jean Porteron, Betty Winston Bayé, Deborah Taylor Givens, Paul Prather, and Peter Baniak pose for a photo after the Kentucky Journalism Hall of fame induction ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame honors 7 new inductees; Al Cross gives Creason Lecture

Lilly Keith, Staff Reporter April 15, 2024

Retired University of Kentucky professor Elizabeth “Scoobie” Ryan was among one of seven honorees at this year's Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame induction ceremony hosted by the UK Journalism Alumni...

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