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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Members walk to their chapter houses during Bid Day at the University of Kentucky on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

PHOTOS: University of Kentucky Bid Day 2023

Travis Fannon and Samuel Colmar September 7, 2023

The excitement traveled from Kroger Field to Sorority Row. Every sorority was standing in front of their house, ready to welcome their new recruits with open arms on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, at the...

Panhellenic Primary Recruitment 2018

Find your future home: Where sororities will be recruiting on campus

August 24, 2018

UK's 14 Panhellenic sororities are getting ready to welcome over 1,300 Potential New Members this weekend. The above map shows where each sorority will be located during primary recruitment rounds. Open...

New sorority members await their bids during sorority bid day in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, August 21, 2015. Photo by Adam Pennavaria | Staff File Photo

Greeks fought it for years. Now administrators are moving forward with delayed rush. Will it help or hurt?

Rick Childress December 5, 2017

UK will be relying on sororities, whether they like it or not, to help boost retention rates.UK announced in October that next year’s Fall Sorority recruitment will begin during K-Week instead of a week...

Newly selected sorority women race down Rose Street Sunday after hearing which awaiting house on Greek Row would become their new home-away-from-home. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff

Sorority recruitment more than meets eye

Paidin Dermody August 22, 2016

When it comes to sorority recruitment there are a lot of unknowns.Each house has their own personalized way of how they are going to recruit new members into their sisterhood.And although much of this...

Hundreds of new and returning students gathered to kick-off K-Week at the Christian Student Fellowship Luau Party on August 19, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff

Rain fails to dampen K Week spirit

Emily Cole August 22, 2016

UK campus was bustling with new students, free events, and freshman activities this weekend, despite unexpected rainfall and continuing campus construction.UK’s K Week events are centered around acclimating...


Changes made to UK’s formal sorority recruitment

Jamilyn Hall May 17, 2016

For incoming freshmen and others wanting to rush this fall, changes have occurred that will affect the basis of recruitment. The length of the UK Panhellenic Formal Recruitment week has been extended from...

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