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Kentucky Kernel

The Alpha Delta Phi building on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at Rose Street in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

Sorority senior ‘strip show’ leads to conduct probation

Hannah Stanley, Reporter May 17, 2024

After three anonymous incident reports regarding a senior “strip show,” the University of Kentucky Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi) sorority was placed under a year-long Conduct Probation until Oct. 17, 2024. A...

Ala Hassan and Kareem Hassan hold Palestinian flags during a solidarity rally for Gaza on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, outside of the William T. Young Library at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Lexington community members stand in solidarity with Gaza at rally on UK’s campus

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor May 1, 2024

Pro-Palestine protestors gathered on Wednesday evening at a solidarity rally for Gaza outside the William T. Young Library at the University of Kentucky. The crowd of over 300 people included students,...

Senior Transylvania University student Jenna Shalash chants during a solidarity rally for Gaza on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, outside of the William T. Young Library at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: Lexington community gathers at solidarity rally for Gaza

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor May 1, 2024

The Lexington community gathered at a solidarity rally for Gaza on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, outside of the William T. Young Library at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Faculty members, professors and students gather for a Board of Trustees meeting at the University of Kentucky on Friday, April 26, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

UK Board of Trustees passes President’s Recommendation 4 affecting university shared governance

Lilly Keith and Hannah Stanley April 26, 2024

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees (BOT) voted to pass PR6, the proposed President’s Recommendation, that discusses the future of shared governance at UK. Passing in a 19-1 vote today, nearly...

UK head coach Lars Jorgensen hugs signee Madison Winstead after she swam the 100m breaststroke during the UKs Sun Shall Shine Blue and White meet at Lancaster Aquatic Center in , Ky. on Friday, April 22, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

EDITORIAL: UK must protect those who cannot protect themselves

Kentucky Kernel Editorial Board April 23, 2024

Seven years ago, the University of Kentucky allowed a professor to resign after being investigated for sexual harassment and assault allegations before a Title IX investigation was completed. On June...

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...

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...

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...

UK head coach Lars Jorgensen hugs signee Madison Winstead after she swam the 100m breaststroke during the UKs Sun Shall Shine Blue and White meet at Lancaster Aquatic Center in , Ky. on Friday, April 22, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

UK says it will cooperate with police after lawsuit alleges former coach sexually assaulted swimmers

Ali Cetinok, Assistant Sports Editor April 17, 2024

The University of Kentucky responded to a sexual assault lawsuit filed by two former swimmers, saying the they will cooperate fully with law enforcement who they have contacted.  “No one should be...

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...

Kentucky quarterback Brock Vandagriff (12) prepares to throw the ball during the Kentucky Blue-White Spring football game on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky football spring game

Samuel Colmar and Sydney Yonker April 15, 2024

The Kentucky Blue-White Spring football game was held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky.

Mark Pope greets fans at his introductory press conference as the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: BBN welcomes Mark Pope

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor April 14, 2024

Mark Pope’s introductory press conference as the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball was held on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

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