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Blind date couple Madison Blair and Emma Grace Hague talk to the other blind date couple, Sam Wakeman and Shelby Hayes, during dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, at Bella Cafe in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Lex get together for a blind date

Lilly Keith and Adah Hufana February 13, 2024

Editor’s Note: Each year, the Kentucky Kernel sets up two couples on a blind date, with Editor-in-Chief Hannah Stanley and Managing and Photo Editor Abbey Cutrer selecting students based on their...

Ansley Colvin, left, and Brigid Whipp talk during their blind date on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, at Puccini’s Pizza Pasta in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Staff

Love is blind … but the Kernel can help

Alexis Baker and Laurel Swanz February 16, 2023

In a culture where dating decisions often take the form of split-second swipes on a phone screen, the Kernel wanted to offer four UK students the chance to find something deeper. On Sunday, Feb. 12,...

Savanna Burke and Jake Patty greet each other for the first time before their blind date on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, at Puccinis Pizza Pasta in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky Kernel Blind Date

Rayleigh Deaton and Laurie Jonhatan February 17, 2022

In a culture where dating decisions often take the form of split-second swipes on a phone screen, the Kernel wanted to offer four UK students the chance to find something deeper.On Friday, Feb. 11, we...

Lauren Zahrn and Collin ODonnell talk while looking at the menu during their blind date on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Puccinis in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kernel in Love

Kernel Staff February 11, 2019

For the first time in Kernel history (that we know of), Kernel staffers are playing matchmaker. We opened applications to all UK students who wanted to shoot their shot at love.Each applicant filled out...

Kernel in Love

Looking for love? Sign up for the Kernel’s blind date service

Bailey Vandiver January 18, 2019

To celebrate Valentine's Day and in an attempt to bring love to UK's campus, the Kentucky Kernel is sponsoring "Kernel in Love," a blind date service that will match UK students together. Once two students...

Members of Sigma Tau Delta welcomed students to take a chance on a mystery read.

It’s a match! Sigma Tau Delta hosts blind date with a book sale

Natalie Harrington October 2, 2018

The week of Sept. 24 to Sept. 28 celebrated Banned Books Week, and Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Society on campus, finished off its festivities with the kind of speed dating guaranteed to end in...

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