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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky players pose for a photo during mens basketball photo day on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at the Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK men’s basketball ranked No. 1 in AP Poll

November 11, 2019

For the first time since 2016, the UK men's basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press Poll. The Cats rank ahead of Duke, Michigan State, Louisville and Kansas in the top-5. Kentucky (2-0)...

Kentucky senior Katie Reed hits the ball and makes it to first base during the game against Miami University (OH) on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 9-1. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK softball run-rules EKU in regular season home finale

Mohammad Ahmad April 24, 2019

The No. 22 UK softball team (30-18, 12-9 SEC) won its final regular season home game in statement fashion in a 10-2 run-rule victory over in-state rival Eastern Kentucky University Colonels (26-16, 12-4...

In October 2017, Daniel Earle allegedly threatened his Spanish class in UKs chemistry/physics building. I could tell he started to raise his voice and he was like, Yeah, let me address something, said Ellen Hyde, a student in the class, When he stood up, I could tell he was mad.

Why was a man with a history of threatening behavior let back into UK?

Rick Childress February 5, 2019

A student expelled from UK cannot be readmitted.So why was an exception made for a man who had an exceptionally long history of threatening behavior?Daniel Earle was expelled from UK in 2014 for a rash...

Trump supporters who were unable to gain entry to the rally watch President Donald Trumps speech on a large screen in the parking lot outside Alumni Coliseum. President Donald Trump held a rally in support of congressional candidate Andy Barr on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Hundreds unable to enter Trump rally due to space limits, still ‘thrilled’ to be there

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Hundreds of Trump supporters were turned away from entering the Trump rally for Andy Barr when Alumni Coliseum reached maximum capacity around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.Those who were turned away...

Anti-Trump protestors hold signs and chant across the street from Alumni Coliseum. President Donald Trump held a rally in support of congressional candidate Andy Barr on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Protestors gather outside at EKU as Trump stumps for Barr inside arena

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Demonstrators began gathering off Eastern Bypass across from the Alumni Coliseum around 2 p.m. on Saturday ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.Hundreds...

Teresa Ball, a McCurry county native, waits in line for President Donald Trumps rally on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, outside Alumni Coliseum on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Supporters gather at EKU in anticipation of Trump’s visit

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Crowds wearing red “MAGA” hats and paraphernalia populated the parking lot in front of Alumni Coliseum on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus as early as Friday night in anticipation...

The Baja Yetis perform at Cosmic Charlies on Dec. 17 to celebrate the release of their debut album Gone Planet.

Baja Yetis explore unknown in ‘Gone Planet’

January 11, 2017

Packing small stages around Central Kentucky since 2010 has been the big sound of improvisational soul and jazz octet The Baja Yetis. Last month the group released their debut record Gone Planet, taking...

Miguels Pizza and Climb Shop has been serving the needs of avid rock climbers in the Red River Gorge since the 1980s.

Miguel’s serves up more than slices of pizza

Claire Johnson December 10, 2016

Drive through Central Kentucky and you will likely encounter a smiling face with flowing golden hair resembling the sun on bumper stickers, shirts and tank tops. The logo belongs to Miguel’s Pizza and...

Arts face the chopping block

By the editorial board August 28, 2016

UK students, faculty and staff have all felt the pressure of budget cuts. Tuition increases and laid off employees  are just two outcomes.At UK, only a handful of programs have been reorganized, consolidated...

Seven programs face cuts at EKU

August 28, 2016

Seven majors, nine minors and five academic concentrations at Eastern Kentucky University face suspension as a result of recent state budget cuts to higher education.Majors and minors in comparative humanities,...

Krista Druen with her models at the Menswear Fashion Show on Feb. 20.

EKU student debutes menswear collection

Kaylee McCollum February 22, 2016

Aspiring designer Krista Druen showed off her menswear fashion designs at her first-ever fashion show at Fusion Gallery in Lexington. Models strutted down the catwalk as they debuted her classy range of...

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