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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 dozen students, faculty and staff gathered Thursday night around 7 p.m. outside Memorial Hall in Lexington, Ky. to celebrate Adam Toledos life and grieve his death. Toledo was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer on March 29, 2021, becoming the latest in a string of Black and minority deaths at the hands of law enforcement.

¿Cuantas vidas más? Latino Student Union holds vigil to celebrate Adam Toledo’s life and grieve his death

Sarah Michels April 22, 2021

¿Cuantas vidas más tenemos que celebrar? How many more lives must we celebrate? That was the question Thursday night as a group of two dozen mourned Adam Toledo’s death at the hands of a Chicago...

Protesters march down the sidewalk during a protest in response to the grand jury decision on the Breonna Taylor case on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK students react to guilty verdict in trial of Derek Chauvin, cop who killed George Floyd

After seven weeks of jury selection, oral arguments, testimony and deliberation, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was charged with the murder of George Floyd, a Black man, in a Hennepin...

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Quarantine Depression Diaries: Social media activism highlights the newfound political power of today’s youth

Ryder Noah From June 12, 2020

College kids are a special breed of young adults; we’re both the most educated we have ever been about the world, but also always learning more, since colleges - especially ones as big as UK  - are...

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