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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Kernel Chronicles: Episode 1

Giana Gallo, Bryce Towle, and Broadcast Staff April 24, 2024

Founded in 1908 and independent since 1972, the Kentucky Kernel is the nonprofit student media outlet for the University of Kentucky. The Kernel offers the most extensive multimedia news coverage of UK’s...

BROADCAST: Art on the Town

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager April 11, 2024

“All handmade, all local” is the motto for Art on the Town, a weekly market hosted by the city of Lexington. Held in Tandy Park, this event features homegrown foods, mobile art carts and even a bouquet...

BROADCAST: UK’s DanceBlue raised over $2.13 million dollars during the annual marathon

Carlee Hogsten, Reporter April 9, 2024

On Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, the annual DanceBlue marathon supporting the Hematology/Oncology Clinic took place in Rupp Arena on account of construction in the marathon’s usual Memorial...

BROADCAST: UK catches brief glimpse of solar eclipse

Edward Smith, Reporter April 9, 2024

While clouds obscured viewing of the Solar Eclipse for most of the day, UK students, faculty and staff were still able to take in the wonder of the cosmic occurrence.

BROADCAST: African Students Association presents Taste of Africa

Sofia Gustafson, Reporter April 3, 2024

Taste of Africa was hosted by the African Students Association on Saturday, March 30, 2024. Students prepared presentations, food and performances highlighting their culture. Here is reporter Sofia Gustafson...

BROADCAST: UK cancels classes due to massive rainstorm that caused damages around campus

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager April 2, 2024

Around 9:30 a.m., the University of Kentucky sent out a tornado warning advising all students to seek shelter. However, after many trees fell, students wondered why class wasn’t canceled earlier.

BROADCAST: Lexington-favorite restaurant Tolly-Ho moves locations down South Broadway

Gabriella Mercedes, Reporter March 31, 2024

All-night burger restaurant Tolly-Ho, currently located on South Broadway, is relocating next to the Newtown Crossing apartments after the University of Kentucky bought the current building. Reporter Gabriella...


Kentucky state legislators have put forth an attack on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) across the commonwealth’s public university campuses, failing to recognize these initiatives are the best...

BROADCAST: Kentucky students react to NCAA Tournament loss

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager March 23, 2024

Kentucky students react to No. 3 Kentucky men’s basketball’s disappointing 80-76 upset loss to No. 14 Oakland, marking the second time in three years the Cats have been upset by a double-digit seed...

BROADCAST: Poor air quality in Kentucky leads to health issues

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager March 21, 2024

A new University of Kentucky study focuses on how bad air quality can impact child obesity that can cause future health issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Reporter Giana Gallo...


Nate Lucas, Reporter March 18, 2024

Ty Osborne regularly juggles the demands of going to college while working as a professional voice actor. Nate Lucas has more on the story here.

BROADCAST: Powering Up

Nate Lucas, Reporter March 12, 2024

Powerlifting at the University of Kentucky is growing. Soon, there will be UK students representing their school at a national powerlifting meet. Nate Lucas has more on the story.

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