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The FarmHouse Fraternity house on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK’s FarmHouse chapter suspended following investigations into Hazelwood’s death

Emily Girard December 22, 2021

FarmHouse Fraternity’s UK chapter is suspended for at least four years following investigations into the death of former pledge Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood by UK Police and the UK Dean of Students...

An anonymous tip, submitted to UK on September 19, 2020, via the incident reporting form, alleges that Delta Sigma Phi held an over-capacity party. A copy of the tip was obtained by the Kentucky Kernel via an open records request.

Multiple fraternities suspended for COVID-19 infractions

Natalie Parks September 28, 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, eight fraternities at the University of Kentucky have faced disciplinary action for violations of the university’s COVID-19 protocols.Six fraternities are on disciplinary...

Two UK students sign up for graduation, which UK announced on March 12 would take place in person at Rupp Arena May 14-16, while enjoying the early spring weather on the University of Kentuckys campus on Wednesday, March 11, 2021. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Visitation, library, events restrictions loosened for UK students

Natalie Parks March 11, 2021

Many of the university's existing policies on COVID-19 will now be relaxed, according to an email from UK's vice president for student success Kirsten Turner.In an email to students on Thursday, March...

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon house on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Fraternity suspension linked to burglary investigation, parties

Natalie Parks February 1, 2021

Documents from Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s student conduct hearing reveal new details in the fraternity’s suspension, including members’ involvement in a burglary case and violations of COVID-19 protocol...

University of Kentucky strategic communications sophomore Maigan Williams gets tested for COVID-19 on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK adds mandatory, rotating testing to COVID-19 protocols

Natalie Parks January 29, 2021

Following the end of reentry testing for the semester, UK will add mandatory student testing as part of ongoing strategy against COVID-19.According to an email sent to students from vice president Eric...

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon house on Rose Ln on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

UK fraternity revoked as student org for conduct violations

Natalie Parks December 8, 2020

According to an email sent to fraternity and sorority members, the UK chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon has been found responsible for violating university policies.Effective immediately, the chapter's status...

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon house on Rose Ln on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Sigma Alpha Epsilon under cease-and-desist from national chapter, review from UK over COVID-19 violations

Natalie Parks November 18, 2020

According to a spokesperson from the national body of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the SAE chapter at the University of Kentucky has been placed under a cease-and-desist letter from the national body "to provide...

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UK reviewing student videos regarding Breonna Taylor protests

Natalie Parks June 2, 2020

Editor's note: This story contains offensive language. Obscenities have been edited in writing, but are audible in the embedded media.After videos of an incoming student discussing Breonna Taylor’s death...

President Eli Capilouto listens to the audience during the UK Senators meeting at the University of Kentucky Student Center in Lexington, Ky., on Monday, October. 22, 2012.

Capilouto addresses campus via email about the ‘tragic accident’ on Saturday

Kernel News Staff September 18, 2018

UK President Eli Capilouto sent a campus-wide email on Tuesday afternoon addressing the accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon, when UK student Jacob Heil was arrested for a DUI after being identified...

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