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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

President Joe Biden speaks about infrastructure and a $1.6 billion bridge project on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, at a vacant property in Covington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

President Biden visits Kentucky as part of $1.6B federal bridge repair program

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief January 4, 2023

President Joe Biden visited the commonwealth on Wednesday to announce the allotment of more than $1.6 billion in federal funding to upgrade the Brent Spence Bridge connecting Kentucky and Ohio. The...

A student studies in the William T. Young Library on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

New student loan forgiveness policy sparks varying responses from UK students and alumni

Emily Girard, Features Editor September 5, 2022

President Joe Biden announced Aug. 24 that the federal government would forgive $20,000 in student loans for borrowers who received Pell Grants and make less than $125,000 per year. Borrowers who did not...

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Students hope for debt relief as government wavers on amount

Haley Simpkins February 22, 2021

Student debt forgiveness has been a major topic of conversation during the start of the Biden presidency, and students at UK are joining the discussion.According to the annual Federal Student Loan Portfolio,...

Biden won. Now what? Next steps in the presidential transition of power.

Haley Simpkins November 8, 2020

Now that Joe Biden has been named president-elect, what happens next? President Trump said in a press release on Saturday that his campaign will take the next steps for legal action on Monday to “ensure...

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Trump claimed victory, dismantling Biden’s arguments, base

Jacob Patterson October 4, 2020

We typically think of debates as events where candidates hash out the ideas of the day and battle for the minds of Americans. More times than not the issues which make or break candidates in debates have...

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