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Agave & Rye’s downtown location is located on North Broadway in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Muy caliente takes on Lexington Mexican restaurants

Gracie Moore and Jennifer Sadler March 7, 2023

Mexican restaurants definitely have a market with University of Kentucky students.  The different choices of food, the range of prices and the closeness to campus make finding a favorite pretty easy.  The...

Ansley Colvin, left, and Brigid Whipp talk during their blind date on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, at Puccini’s Pizza Pasta in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Staff

Love is blind … but the Kernel can help

Alexis Baker and Laurel Swanz February 16, 2023

In a culture where dating decisions often take the form of split-second swipes on a phone screen, the Kernel wanted to offer four UK students the chance to find something deeper. On Sunday, Feb. 12,...

Students wait in line at restaurants in the Gatton Student Center on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. Photo by Michael Smallwood | Kentucky Kernel

OVERWHELMED: Students face lack of space and long lines in dining halls

Gracie Moore, Reporter September 9, 2022

With the record-breaking freshman class at UK, the university’s dining services are struggling to keep up with the need for space to hold the 6,000-plus new students, despite the expansion of the facility...

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A student, former Kernel editor remembers Mike Farrell

Bailey Vandiver August 29, 2019

“I think I might go to law school,” I said, and braced myself for Dr. Farrell’s reaction.On Sept. 4, 2018, Dr. Farrell and I were both guests at a dinner hosted by UK Libraries with Sid Davis, a...

Late Night Breakfast had more than just food. Caricatures were one among many other attractions at the event.

Late nights at UK: lots of studying, lots of breakfast

Addison Lander April 27, 2019

From 9 p.m. to midnight on April 26, one could hear music and see colorful lights as they approached The 90. The music and lights were a part of Late Night Breakfast hosted by the Student Activities Board.Advertised...

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Valentine’s Day is about love, not relationships

Kayla Woodson February 14, 2019

 Since you are most likely single, I’ll be the first (and probably the only) person to tell you Happy Valentine's Day. Valentine's Day, a lot like Christmas, has become a completely capitalist social...

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Spring cleaning: No more canned cranberry sauce at holiday dinners

November 26, 2018

According to the Smithsonian, the cranberry sauce “log” first became available across the nation in 1941. Over five million gallons of this slimy, jelly-like log substance is consumed as a condiment...

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Bevin’s bid for reelection is baffling

August 31, 2018

Current Gov. Matt Bevin announced Saturday at the Lincoln Dinner that he will be running for re-election for governor of Kentucky in 2019.After the numerous perceived failures during his current term,...

Students at the UofL LGBT Center.

Kentucky man hosts Thanksgiving dinner for LGBTQ students

Madison Rexroat November 26, 2016

In 2012, Louisville realtor, Tommy Arnold founded Feast on Equality, a nonprofit that helps LGBTQ college students.The idea started in 2008 when Arnold and his friend, UofL employee, Brian Buford, hosted...

Dinner donations bring thanks

Amanda Bryant November 17, 2016

With Thanksgiving next Thursday, a center at UK is looking to help those in need.The UK Center for Community Outreach will be putting together Thanksgiving meal baskets to help the less fortunate, and...

Dinner honors some of UK’s most influential women

Rafael Silva March 31, 2016

[email protected] most monuments and buildings at UK depict men, it often feels as if the most influential women on campus go by unnoticed. That is why senior Ruth Gonzalez helped create a women’s...

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