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Nigel Taylor, a graduate student studying communication, poses for a portrait outside Lucille Little Library on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Humans of UK: Nigel Taylor creates Underground Formal

Abbey Cutrer February 22, 2022

In 2012, a freshman communication major came up with the idea to redo prom in college. Now, 10 years later, this college prom is a reality through Underground Formal.Nigel Taylor is a current graduate...

Grisham and Mati Gralinski, a friend and travel buddy, on one of their adventures.

Remembering Madilyn Grisham

Haley Simpkins December 17, 2020

In early December, UK students celebrated the end of the semester and headed home for the holidays. But for the friends and family of Madilyn Taylor Grisham, grief has replaced the season's typical joy...

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In defense of handwritten letters

Gillian Stawiszynski September 30, 2019

Picture this. You’re in Willy T, studying your night away, and all you can think about is the exam you have at the end of the week. You lose focus, suddenly remembering the time your best friend bought...

Kentucky football open practice on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky football practice report: September 4th

Mohammad Ahmad September 4, 2019

UK football defensive coordinator Brad White and select players hit the podium after practice Wednesday afternoon to discuss their preparation for this Saturday night's matchup against the visiting Eastern...

UK spokesman Jay Blanton speaks to the University Senate in the White Hall Classroom Building on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, about the UK public relations response to a bomb threat directed at campus in November 2018. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

With last semester’s bomb threat in mind, UK officials look to move forward

Jacob Eads January 25, 2019

Two months after a bomb threat was directed toward UK’s White Hall Classroom Building, university officials say they have room to improve campus safety and crisis communication.UK Police Chief Joe Monroe...

Grehan Associates held its first meeting in January 2017. The student-ran communications firm is seeking clients. 

Student group 10 years in the making officially launches

Emily Baehner March 19, 2018

Grehan Associates, a student-run communications firm at UK, has announced its official launch, which has been a decade in the making. Drawn to UK in part by a flyer about Grehan Associates she saw on...


Survey seeks to improve campus life for students

Megan Brown December 7, 2016

UK’s Student Government Association has recently sent out their All-Student Survey to every students’ UK email address. The survey is conducted every year and is a chance for students to voice their...

Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard speaks to the media Monday, Sept. 19, before privately meeting at St. Augustines Chapel in Lexington, Ky., with local residents to talk about concerns of an alleged serial rapist on UKs campus. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

Steps taken to make city safer

Blair Johnson December 7, 2016

The Lexington Police Department and private social networking company, Nextdoor, have partnered to make the city safer and easier to communicate within neighborhoods. The partnership went into effect...

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Liberal arts degrees appealing to employers

Madison Rexroat October 27, 2016

According to an article by the Wall Street Journal, starting pay for liberal arts graduates rose sharply between 2014 and 2015. Findings were based on an annual study by the National Association of Colleges...

Myron Guthrie on Thursday, September 8, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Quinn Foster | Staff

Man is accepted at UK only to find out he was not enrolled

September 21, 2016

Myron Guthrie found out the day before his first semester of graduate school that he was not enrolled at UK. The university told him after he had already moved his business from Tennessee to his new home...

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