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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

In footage from Capitol Police and provided to the FBI, Courtright (in the black and yellow hat) can be seen carrying a sign from the Capitol building during the riot on Jan. 6, 2021. Photo from the federal affidavit detailing Courtrights charges.

Former UK student pleads guilty to involvement in Capitol riots

Sarah Michels August 31, 2021

On Monday, former UK senior Gracyn Courtright pleaded guilty for her participation in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot in federal court. As part of her plea agreement, Courtright, 23, was charged with violating...

The Kentucky State Capitol on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Game over: UK can no longer hide behind its lawsuit

Editorial Board August 26, 2021

You may or may not have heard of James Harwood, a former associate professor at the University of Kentucky who was allowed to resign in 2016 after he was accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault.The...

UK approves new partnership with Ashland-based health system

Natalie Parks January 29, 2021

In a special meeting of the university's Board of Trustees, executive committee members approved a private partnership with King's Daughter Health Systems in Ashland, Kentucky.The partnership is a "significant...

Holmes Hall is one of many dorm-living options for students on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Kaitlyn Gumm | Staff

UK Housing waives cancellation fees for students in two-year contract

Sydney Momeyer April 23, 2019

This year, UK instituted a new amendment to their housing contract. Within this amendment, students were able to sign a contract that would allow them to get a locked in rate for the residence halls for...

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