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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

College students in the United States face high poverty rates, including 36% of students being housing insecure and 36% of students being food insecure. Graphic made by Natalie Parks with Infogram.

College student stimulus payments: a Band-Aid, not a cure

Mihir Kale March 19, 2021

 While the incoming stimulus payments may be temporarily helping broke college students survive, a one-time check will never be enough to fix an unbalanced system. The “broke college student,” is...

Students make their way across paths in front of Whitehall building on Wednesday, August 24, 2015. Photo by Marcus Dorsey

Go to class, do your homework. You may lose financial aid if you don’t.

Cathryn Perini August 30, 2018

Students can now lose their financial aid for not attending or being engaged in classes.In compliance with a new federal regulation, educators are required to report students who are not attending class,...

Tennessee colleges offer wildfire relief for Gatlinburg victims

Madison Rexroat December 2, 2016

Recent wildfires around Gatlinburg, Tenn. have killed seven people and damaged several homes and businesses in the area.Local colleges, with many students who have fond memories of Gatlinburg, are helping...

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