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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A construction worker takes a break in what used to be the Kernel newsroom in the basement of the Grehan Journalism Building on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The building is under construction and is expected to be completed in December 2019. Photo by Bailey Vandiver | Staff 

A look inside the under-construction Grehan Journalism Building

Bailey Vandiver June 25, 2019

On the second floor of the Grehan Journalism Building, Gurney Norman stood in what used to be the yearbook office— including in 1959, when he was editor of The Kentuckian. In the basement, I stood in...

Journalism professor Mike Farrell thanked the University of Kentucky Journalism Alumni Association during his induction into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame at The Grand Reserve in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, April 28, 2017. FILE PHOTO

UK honors nine at Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Kat Manouchehri April 28, 2017

Friends, family, faculty, distinguished alumni and UK journalism school students gathered at The Grand Reserve on Friday afternoon to induct nine new members into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.The...

President Capilouto reiterated his accusations against the Kernel from the Board of Trustees meeting at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, Sept. 12. 

Faculty will vote in second round for trustee seat

Bailey Vandiver April 18, 2017

The second round of voting for faculty trustee will open on Wednesday, April 19.The initial round of voting occurred last week, and three candidates were voted into the second round: Professor Robert B....

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced that his office would seek to intervene in the lawsuit between UK and The Kentucky Kernel, Wednesday, Sept. 7. 

Beshear intervening in WKU lawsuit

Bailey Vandiver March 23, 2017

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear filed a motion to intervene in Western Kentucky University’s lawsuit against the Kentucky Kernel and the College Heights Herald, according to a press release from...

Panel probes fake news

Kelsey Mattingly February 12, 2017

Under a Trump administration repeatedly accusatory of “fake news” backed up by “alternative facts,” UK journalism professors Dr. Mike Farrell and Al Cross broke things down at a campus panel on...

Lars Wilnat, director of the School of Journalism and Media, speaks during the Society of Professional Journalists panel on Tuesday. 

Media panel dissects election

Kaitlyn Skovran November 17, 2016

Students and faculty joined a panel of seasoned journalists who share a political background at White Hall, to discuss the media and its role in the 2016 Presidential Election.Journalists cringed over...

President Capilouto reiterated his accusations against the Kernel from the Board of Trustees meeting at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, Sept. 12. 

UK adds requirement to hiring process to avoid sexual misconduct

September 21, 2016

Future UK faculty must complete a questionnaire about their history related to sexual misconduct before they are hired, President Eli Capilouto said in a campus-wide email on Wednesday. In addition to...

Cheyene Miller, Managing Editor

Democrats find hope in Jim Gray

Cheyene Miller January 20, 2016

For years, Kentucky was the last remaining Southeastern state where Democrats dominated at almost every level of state government.But with both senate seats and the governor’s mansion held by Republicans...

Kentucky legislature should legalize recreational marijuana

EDITORIAL January 19, 2016

Kentucky has the opportunity to follow the successful policies of states like Colorado and Oregon by passing the Cannabis Freedom Act to legalize recreational marijuana.The bill, introduced by state Sen....

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