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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

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Kentucky Theatre

The Kentucky Theatre celebrates 100 years

Kendall Staton, Asst. News Editor October 3, 2022

The Kentucky Theatre (TKT) will celebrate turning 100 years old during the month of October. The month-long celebration will feature an Anniversary Gala to commemorate the history of the theater. General...

A couch is lit on fire on State Street on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky as students celebrate Kentucky volleyball’s national championship win. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

‘One more couch.’ Students hold fiery State Street celebration after volleyball national championship

Sarah Michels April 25, 2021

No basketball national championship, no problem. UK students took full advantage of their opportunity to revive the couch-burning tradition Saturday night after the UK volleyball team clinched the NCAA...

Holi festival forgoes traditional gulal throw, stays positive

Olivia Sanderson April 8, 2021

This year, student organiztions held an annual Holi celebration on Wednesday, April 7 outside the Main Building on campus. The event was organized by the Student Activities Board (SAB) in collaboration...

UK alum Becca Clemons and her fiance Matt Callahan, both employees of the Washington Post, pose for engagement photos in Louisville in December of 2019. Photo provided by Clemons and taken by Sarah Katherine Davis Photography.

Something borrowed, something blue: trials and changes of a wedding-less summer

Sarah Michels May 5, 2020

Dancing all night long. Posing for hundreds of photos. Hugs from family and friends.Weddings are not designed to be held six feet apart.Weddings are supposed to be a celebration with family and friends....

Rabbi Shlomo Litvin of the Chabad of the Bluegrass addresses members of the UK and Lexington communities gathered in solidarity with UKs Jewish community on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Jacobs Science Building on UKs campus in Lexington, Ky. The Jewish Student center’s sign was forcibly removed in an act of vandalism early in the morning on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK Jewish Student Center to host campus Seders this weekend

Sarah Simon Patches April 19, 2019

This Friday begins the celebration of Passover for the Jewish community.Also known as Pesach, the holiday has celebrated the Jewish people being redeemed from slavery in Egypt for over 3,300 years. This...

Kentucky fans celebrate on State Street after Kentuckys Sweet Sixteen win against Houston on Friday, March 29, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Houston 62-58, pushing Kentucky into the Elite Eight game against Auburn. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Absolutely unreal’ post-win celebration results in 2 arrests,1 injury

Sydney Momeyer March 30, 2019

What is a UK Basketball tournament win without a few arrests?As Friday evening neared its end and the game wrapped up, thousands of UK students and spectators filled the SWAT-team-lined State Street to...

Students stand on a flipped car on State Street on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky after the UK football team beat the Florida Gators 27-16, ending a 31-year losing streak. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

“Rain or shine”: UK fans crowd on State Street to mark historic football win

Jacob Eads September 9, 2018

When the game clock expired, officially marking the end of UK football’s 31-game losing streak against Florida, it was eerily quiet on UK’s famed State Street. But don’t worry, that didn’t last...

Managing partner Zach Young and executive chef Bruce Dunseith of Louies Wine Dive and Chevy Chase Kitchen celebrated its first year open in its location in Chevy Chase this month. Photo by Mark C. Walsh | Staff

Louie’s Wine Dive is en route to break the curse of the Chevy Chase corner building

Amanda Bryant November 17, 2017

The curse of the Chevy Chase corner building at 854 E High St is soon to be broken with Louie’s Wine Dive celebrating its one year birthday at the location.The restaurant first opened its doors last...

Provided by Ethan Fedele, WRFL Design Director

WRFL extends Queerslang festival to one week

Odele Liff October 10, 2017

WRFL’s Queerslang is back and it’s bigger than before. Unlike previous years, the WRFL event now expands to a full week of festivities. This year's events begin Monday, Oct. 9, and end with a rowdy...

Ethereal celebrates with new tastes

Christie Netherton November 30, 2016

The only thing that beats birthday parties with cake and ice cream are birthday parties with craft beer—lots and lots of craft beer.Ethereal Brewing had its two-year anniversary this past holiday weekend...

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