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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...

A student walks out of Boyd Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Boyd Hall front desk receives phone call repeating racial slur

Kendall Staton November 10, 2022

UK’s Boyd Hall front desk received a phone call earlier this evening repeating a racial slur on a loop, according to an email sent to UK’s resident advisors and residence life desk clerks on behalf...

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,...

The parents of Sophia Rosing leave the courtroom on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at the Robert F. Stephens District Courthouse in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Student arrested on assault charges appears in court, pleads not guilty

Kendall Staton, Asst. News Editor November 7, 2022

UK student Sophia Rosing appeared in court for her arraignment hearing via video conference from the Fayette County Detention Center on Monday, Nov. 7. She entered a not guilty plea to the charges of alcohol...

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...

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The case for living off campus: How much money can you actually save?

Matt Hasty August 9, 2018

UK has widely advertised the benefits of living on-campus, but there are also ample benefits to living off-campus.Perhaps closest to every student’s heart is the financial benefits. Living off-campus...

Jewell Hall in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, February 13, 2014. Photo by Eleanor Hasken

UK Housing announces new changes for fall

Cathryn Perini February 27, 2018

UK Housing is preparing to make living on campus “even better” in the upcoming fall semester.UK Housing announced changes, which are based on a recent housing survey, in an email titled “We’ve...

Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration Eric Monday cuts the lookalike cake with EdR CEO Randy Churchey, whose firm managed the projects.

New Holmes, Boyd residence halls mesh comfortable living with improved learning

Emily Cole August 9, 2016

On Tuesday evening, UK Residence Life opened its doors to the public with an open house of Holmes and Boyd Halls, its newest renovations to north campus.Both new buildings feature common areas, private...

Champions Court I was renamed Francis Jewell Hall.

Out with the new, in with the old: UK renames select residence halls

McKenna Horsley June 24, 2016

With the addition of modern residence halls in recent years, many older dormitories have been demolished.In a UK Board of Trustees meeting on June 24, President Eli Capilouto announced five residence halls...

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