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Andrew Tate illustrates issue with men supporting toxic masculinity

Gracie Moore, Reporter February 6, 2023

Self-dubbed misogynist Andrew Tate is impacting the way that young men treat women and view masculinity.  Tate is a 36-year-old internet personality and former kickboxer. Now, he owns Hustlers University,...

IFC new member fraternity activities suspended indefinitely, UK FSL announces

IFC new member fraternity activities suspended indefinitely, UK FSL announces

Sarah Michels October 21, 2021

UK’s Fraternity and Sorority Life Office (FSL) announced Wednesday that all Interfraternity Council (IFC) new member events are suspended indefinitely in response to Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood’s...

CSF shut down over social distancing

CSF shut down over social distancing

Haley Simpkins August 17, 2020

UK has banned Christian Student Fellowship, one of the most popular student organizations on campus, from hosting events for the remainder of K Week.CSF is known for its lively K Week kickoff events including...

Fans watch from the outfield during the game against Marshall on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 16-15. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

SEC suspends all athletic activities through April 15

Kernel Sports Staff March 13, 2020

Due to concerns over COVID-19, Southeastern Conference extended its ban of athletic activities Friday afternoon. The original statement made Thursday said all SEC competition was suspended through March...

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Transgender military ban violates basic American rights

Isabel Phillips April 16, 2019

In 2017, President Trump called for a ban on transgender military troops via Twitter, stating “our military…cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the...

Feminist perspective

So much to celebrate: Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day

Haley Hintz March 7, 2019

 Situated perfectly in the middle of Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day– my favorite day of the year– is a way to recognize social, economic, cultural and political achievements...

Phillips Market, located near campus, is a vender of Juul Pods, the flavoring component in Juuls. On Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Many Juul flavors will soon be leaving the shelves of local stores

Anna McAndrew November 15, 2018

It seems like everywhere you look there is someone on UK's campus with a Juul.Starting this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will be suspending sales of most fruit flavored cartridge-based...

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Transgender persons deserve more than Trump’s new definition proposal

October 25, 2018

The Trump administration is considering setting a harsh new definition of gender, which seems to be aimed at transgender persons, a little over a year and nine months into Donald Trump’s presidency.According...

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UK’s tobacco policy is ineffective, needs changing

Jacob Chatfield October 13, 2018

UK’s tobacco ban is a smoke screen. It’s tobacco-free in name only; a short walk through campus can prove its falsity.UK banned tobacco use on campus nearly a decade ago, but tobacco is as prevalent...

America’s minority report needs work

February 2, 2017

In his famous Gettysburg Address President Lincoln proclaimed, “Government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.” Was he speaking of the American government?...

How will we be viewed in the lens of history?

Editorial Board February 2, 2017

What does the inscription at the bottom of the Statue of Liberty say?“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these,...

University of Louisville Head Coach Rick Pitino asked fans to support the team in the final games of the season. Photo by Michael Reaves

Pitino says self-imposed ban unfairly punishes players

News Staff February 6, 2016

The University of Louisville basketball team will not be competing in post-season games, including the NCAA Championships, because of a self-imposed ban by university president James Ramsey.This ban prevents...

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