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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Hollie Clifton, a December graduate, poses for a portrait on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, at Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Kentucky Kernel

Humans of UK: Winter graduate Hollie Clifton looks ahead to life after college

Olivia Walton, Reporter December 5, 2022

For many seniors, December symbolizes the beginning of the final leg of their time at the University of Kentucky, but for some, the month marks the end of their undergraduate journey. Senior neuroscience...

A student wearing a mask exits Gatton Student Center on the first day of in-person classes on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK intends to operate normally again beginning in Fall 2021

Braden Ramsey March 12, 2021

Just two days after revealing it will hold in-person commencement at the conclusion of this spring semester, the University of Kentucky has announced intentions to return to normal operations in the...

UK will host in person commencement this spring

UK will host in person commencement this spring

Natalie Parks March 10, 2021

2021 graduates will be able to celebrate in person this spring, as the University of Kentucky announces it will hold in person commencement ceremonies in May.According to an announcement from UK president...

Unpopular Opinion: Going to your college commencement is not worth it

Kelsey Mattingly January 5, 2018

When you graduate high school, it seems like you have finally reached the pinnacle, the promised land. Walking across that stage and waving your diploma to your family shouting in the back lets you signal,...

Commencement protests continue with VP Mike Pence

Madison Rexroat May 23, 2017

This graduation season, college students have found a new way to use their voice to express their political views. A wave of protests has been the result of controversial commencement speakers from the...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves goodbye to the crowd during a rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Notre Dame undecided over Trump commencement speech

Madison Rexroat December 9, 2016

The University of Notre Dame, which has invited the inaugural U.S. president to be their commencement speaker since Dwight Eisenhower in 1953, is still considering whether or not to invite President-elect...

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