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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis scrimmages during an open practice and fan day at the Joe Craft Football Training Center practice fields on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

‘Still a lot of work to be done.’ Offense struggles in Kentucky football fan day open practice

Cole Parke, Sports Editor August 6, 2022

Kentucky football suffered from several offensive blunders during an open practice and fan day the team held on Saturday. The performance, while early, was not what fans in attendance may have been...

Fans cheer during an open practice and telethon benefitting flood victims in Eastern Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky mens basketball open practice and telethon raises over $2 million for Eastern Kentucky flood victims

Cole Parke, Sports Editor August 3, 2022

The Kentucky mens basketball team raised over $2.4 million during its telethon and open practice event in collaboration with the American Red Cross for the victims of the flash flooding in Eastern Kentucky. The...

Kentucky Wildcats guard TyTy Washington Jr. (3) celebrates a teammate’s three pointer during the UK vs Georgia men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 92-77. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

TyTy Washington drafted No. 29 overall by Memphis Grizzlies

Cole Parke, Sports Editor June 23, 2022

Kentucky freshman TyTy Washington Jr. became the second Wildcat to hear his name called in the 2022 NBA Draft, being selected No. 22 overall by the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday. Washington becomes...

A community member receives a COVID-19 test on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at UK’s Kroger Field testing site in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

College Way COVID-19 testing to close at end of May

Emily Girard May 26, 2022

The last day UK’s COVID-19 testing site at Kroger Field will be open is Tuesday, May 31, according to an email sent on May 24 by UK Health Corps. UK spokesperson Jay Blanton said the decision to close...

Internet comedian Josh Peck shares a conversation with moderator Samantha Valentino during a SAB event on Sunday, May 1, 2022, in the Worsham Cinema in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Martha McHaney | Staff

UK Student Activity Board hosts actor Josh Peck

Rana Alsoufi May 2, 2022

The social media personality and “Drake and Josh” actor Josh Peck visited the University of Kentucky on Sunday, May 1, as part of the Student Activity Board’s SpeakBlue Distinguished Speakers series.Peck,...

Mary Krueger, Jonathan’s mother, gives a testimony sharing stories about her son during sentencing in the case of the 2015 death of Jonathan Krueger on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at the Circuit Courthouse in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Defendants in Jonathan Krueger case sentenced after seven years

Sarah Michels April 28, 2022

Seven years after the murder of UK student and Kernel photographer Jonathan Krueger, Fayette County Judge Jeffrey Taylor has sentenced the three defendants to a collective 89 years in prison, in line with...

Demonstrators hold a banner outside White Hall Classroom Building during a rally organized by United Campus Workers of Kentucky on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Union holds rally on UK campus, demands wage and healthcare reform

Karley Keen April 20, 2022

United Campus Workers of Kentucky (UCW) rallied across UK’s campus in support of graduate student workers Wednesday afternoon. The march ended in a petition with over 600 signatures being delivered to...

Bill Gatton talks with students after the celebration honoring him in the Student Center on Friday, August 31, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘A Kentucky original.’ UK alum and largest donor Bill Gatton dies at 89

Hannah Stanley April 19, 2022

Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton, UK alumnus and the school’s biggest donor, died Tuesday at age 89.   Gatton was a “Kentucky original” who grew up in a small coalfield near Bremen in Muhlenberg...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Cole Lanter (81) scores a touchdown as wide receiver Luke Leeper (37) celebrates in the background during the UK football spring game on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Questions answered and questions remaining after Kentucky football’s spring scrimmage

Cole Parke April 14, 2022

Kentucky football held its annual spring game on Saturday, pitting offense against defense in a display of where the program is ahead of the summer dead period.With every offseason of college athletics...

Delta Delta Delta sorority wins overall at Greek Sing at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, April 2, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Delta Delta Delta wins Greek Sing 2022

Abbey Cutrer April 7, 2022

With the theme of “Welcome to New York,” Delta Delta Delta took home the Greek Sing trophy on Saturday, April 2, at Memorial Coliseum.Greek Sing, a philanthropy event run by the sorority Chi Omega...

Jonathan Krueger poses for a photo at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jonathan Palmer.

Defendants plead guilty in case of murdered Kernel photo editor

Sarah Michels March 31, 2022

Three defendants have pleaded guilty to charges in the 2015 murder and robbery case of former UK student and Kentucky Kernel photo editor Jonathan Krueger. On Thursday morning, Efrain Diaz Jr., Justin...

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