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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kylah Spring, the victim of assault and racial slurs while working at Boyd Hall, stands in the middle of demonstrators during the March Against Racism on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

What is known about the case of assault on UK’s campus

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2022

UK student worker and freshman Kylah Spring was subjected to physical and verbal assault while working a night shift as a desk clerk in UK’s Boyd Hall residence hall.  The former student charged...

Sophia Rosings mugshot from the Fayette County jail website.

Capilouto: UK student arrested for assault is banned from campus

Hannah Stanley, News Editor November 9, 2022

After facing charges of assault and intoxication, Sophia Rosing is no longer a student at UK. The university suspended Rosing on an interim basis hours after the incident, according to UK president Eli...

Sophia Rosings mugshot from the Fayette County jail website.

UK student charged with assault ‘withdrawing from UK’

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

Sophia Rosing, a UK student who is facing criminal charges of assault against a Black student, will be withdrawing from the university, according to her attorney. LEX 18 reported Tuesday morning that...

Incident of assault on UK campus under investigation

Incident of assault on UK campus under investigation

Kristen Roberts, Reporter November 7, 2022

UK published a news release on Nov. 7 condemning racial violence and updating the campus on the student conduct investigation following a UK student arrest made in Boyd Hall early Sunday morning. “Students,...

Sophia Rosings mugshot from the Fayette County jail website.

Videos show UK student using racial slurs, attacking desk clerk

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2022

Campus police arrested a UK student Sunday morning, and the victim took to social media to share her story, saying the student used racial slurs and became physically violent. The student was originally...

Former UK department chair Kevin Real walks away from the stand during a preliminary hearing on charges of sodomy, incest and sexual abuse on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022, at the Robert F. Stephens District Courthouse in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Former UK department head arrested for sexual abuse appears for preliminary hearing

Lindsey Davis, Staff Reporter October 13, 2022

On Oct. 7 at 8:36 a.m., Kevin Real entered the courtroom for his preliminary hearing following his arrest in early September. On Sept. 8, Real, 65, was arrested and charged with sexual abuse of of a...

Kentucky Associate Director of Basketball Operations Chris Woolard was arrested on Monday morning for driving under the influence in Lexington.

Kentucky associate director of basketball operations arrested for DUI

Cole Parke, Sports Editor October 13, 2022

Kentucky Associate Director of Basketball Operations Chris Woolard was arrested on Monday morning for driving under the influence in Lexington. Per his arrest citation, Woolard was found in his car...

Kevin Real, chair of the UK Department of Communication, was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022.

UK department chair arrested for sodomy, incest

Jack Weaver, Managing Editor September 9, 2022

Kevin Real, chair of the UK Department of Communication, was arrested Thursday and charged with incest, first degree sexual abuse of a victim under 12 years of age and first degree sodomy. According to...

A law enforcement official walks through the scene of the investigation on Friday, March 26, 2021, at Bryan Carrolls home in Versailles, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Armed man arrested at UK Hospital arraigned as details emerge

Michael Clubb & Natalie Parks March 26, 2021

As law enforcement officials pursue an investigation into an armed man arrested at UK Hospital, more details about the weapons on the scene have been released.Bryan Carroll, 44, was arrested upon his exit...

An officer lays down a cord during an emergency situation on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at UK Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Emergency situation at UK hospital caused by armed man, ended without incident

Natalie Parks March 25, 2021

Law enforcement officials arrested an armed man at UK's Chandler Hospital following a bomb scare that sparked an emergency alert and hours-long police search.UK police received a tip the morning of March...

Newtown Crossing apartments located at 351 Foreman Ave in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jade Grisham | Staff

Police make arrest following shooting at Newtown Crossing apartments

Jacob Eads June 27, 2019

Lexington Police say they have made an arrest in connection to a shooting at the Newtown Crossing Apartment complex near UK’s campus yesterday.When police arrived to the scene of the shooting at the...

Street signs on the corner of University Avenue and South Limestone on Friday, April 12, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

String of burglaries strikes near-UK neighborhood, police reports show

Ryan Brokamp April 13, 2019

Lexington Police say that a string of burglaries in a near-campus neighborhood are likely to be related.Between April 5 and April 9, there were three reported burglaries on the 100 and 200 blocks of University...

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