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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Two UK students sled down the slope in front of William T. Young library during a a spontaneous gathering for the first snow fall of the year. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Tradition returns with impromptu midnight sledding on library lawn

Natalie Parks January 28, 2021

There is a certain magic that comes with the first snow of a good year; a magic that does not fade with age, nor one that can be tainted by a looming pandemic.Wednesday's snowfall in Lexington brought...

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Valentines Day is better outside. In the cold. With the wolves.

Cameron Luker February 14, 2020

I have to admit that we are getting into the worst part of the year. It’s cold and rainy and Spring Break is just far enough away that it can’t serve as a beacon of hope quite yet.On top of that, Valentine’s...

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A holiday gift guide from a stressed student in finals week with a Vitamin D deficiency

Cameron Luker December 18, 2019

The temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, and the desire to snuggle up in a warm blanket and explore the depths of Disney+ is at an all time high. It’s the time of year to roast some...

A student speeds by on a bicycle during class change on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Celebration for winter bikers rolls onto UK campus next Wednesday

Rick Childress February 1, 2019

The skin-cracking wind chills and freezing temperatures of Central Kentucky winters rarely stop one group of hardy UK commuters. Bicyclists frequent the UK campus in rain, shine and snow. UK Transportation...

Adrienne Poole takes a photo with Grace after a fashion show for Down Syndrome of Louisville on April 11, 2018; both were models in the show.

Miss Kentucky Adrienne Poole: A voice for those who fell between the cracks

Arden Barnes April 20, 2018

Miss Kentucky woke up on the ground outside Bowman’s Den ready to take a hot shower, with a heavy heart for those in Lexington who sleep outdoors nightly and thankful that she only did it for one night. UK...

BioChem major Lexi Flynn studies outside Whitehall on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Roughing it in Kentucky fall weather

October 4, 2017

"Beep! Beep!" goes your snoozed alarm that signals the start of your day, but you quickly realize that it is that time of year to check your weather app before you step out of the door.You first check...

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