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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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UK putting measures in place as state-wide budget cuts continue

Sydney Momeyer April 23, 2018

As millions of dollars are being cut from postsecondary schooling in the state of Kentucky, UK wants to continue the preservation of student and faculty wellbeing.  On Monday, April 23, UK President...

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Pressure on the Press: Journalism is under fire, and students are feeling it the most

Bailey Vandiver October 4, 2017

For 218 years, the press has been protected in America. For longer than that, the press has been threatened.Many college newspapers claim to be the oldest—The Harvard Crimson, Yale Daily News, The Miami...

U of L cuts ad funding for student newspaper

September 18, 2017

After this year, the University of Louisville administration will no longer give financial support to The Louisville Cardinal, its student-run publication.The administration has a long-standing commitment...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addressed the Commonwealth with his budget for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Capitol building in Frankfort. The budget included a $110 million cut from UKs state general funding over the next two years.

Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Bevin’s cut to higher education funding illegal

Sara Nederhoed September 22, 2016

The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Gov. Matt Bevin’s executive order to cut funding to universities illegal Thursday afternoon. Bevin’s mid-year decision calling for a 2 percent budget cut in May has...

Arts face the chopping block

By the editorial board August 28, 2016

UK students, faculty and staff have all felt the pressure of budget cuts. Tuition increases and laid off employees  are just two outcomes.At UK, only a handful of programs have been reorganized, consolidated...

Seven programs face cuts at EKU

August 28, 2016

Seven majors, nine minors and five academic concentrations at Eastern Kentucky University face suspension as a result of recent state budget cuts to higher education.Majors and minors in comparative humanities,...

College of Arts and Sciences employees could face layoffs

News Staff May 23, 2016

Because of a $4 million deficit in the fiscal year ending June 30, UK's College of Arts and Sciences will cut 30 staff positions over the next few weeks. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, the...

Rowan Reid (left) and Ben Childress (right) speak during a SGA Town Hall at Memorial Hall on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff.

Student Government’s support for tuition increases a mistake

Editorial Staff April 21, 2016

The Student Government Association, particularly the SGA president, is the voice for students on UK’s Board of Trustees.It’s a hard job, and it sometimes means making hard decisions — like whether...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addressed the Commonwealth with his budget for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Capitol building in Frankfort. The budget included a $110 million cut from UKs state general funding over the next two years.

Attorney general sues Bevin for college cuts

Cheyene Miller April 13, 2016

More than $41 million reserved for state universities and colleges are at stake in a lawsuit battle between Gov. Matt Bevin and Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear.Beshear announced Monday that he was...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addressed the Commonwealth with his budget for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Capitol building in Frankfort. The budget included a $110 million cut from UKs state general funding over the next two years.

Speaker of the house and UK respond to Bevin’s immediate budget cuts

Matt Smith April 1, 2016

On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Matt Bevin announced immediate cuts to higher education in Kentucky, including all eight of the states’ public universities and the Kentucky Community Technical College System.The...

Rowan Reid (left) and Ben Childress (right) speak during a SGA Town Hall at Memorial Hall on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff.

Challenging year ahead for student government

Will Wright [email protected] March 3, 2016

A formidable year awaits the soon-to-be-elected president and vice president of UK’s Student Government Association. Steep cuts from Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed budget loom over the heads of administrators,...

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin addressed the Commonwealth with his budget for the next two years on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Capitol building in Frankfort. The budget included a $110 million cut from UKs state general funding over the next two years.

Cuts to community, technical schools will push business away from Kentucky

Editorial Staff February 26, 2016

Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed budget cuts have been a concern for UK students and administrators. While universities like UK are feeling the impact of potential cuts, community and technical will take an...

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