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Kentucky Kernel

Liam Draxl celebrates during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Causing a Racket: Liam Draxl aims to push UK men’s tennis, and himself, to new heights

Hunter Shelton April 12, 2021

The newest star athlete for Big Blue Nation is not making waves on the hardwood or the gridiron, but on the tennis court.  Liam Draxl, a sophomore out of Newmarket, Ontario, has taken the collegiate...

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True Detective season 3 a great but flawed return

Grant Wheeler March 4, 2019

The latter half of this season of True Detective has proved to be just as gorgeous, surreal and equally frustrating as the first half of the season.Things picked up right in the middle of chaos this mid-season–...

Emma Collins, a member of the LEXengaged LLP, searches her phone for a second poem to share after her first moved herself and audience members to tears.

Poetry slam allows students to share their stories, identities

Akhira Umar April 12, 2018

The scene was set: shades pulled, lights off, fairy lights on. About 40 students filled the room, all cozy in their chairs, waiting for brave poets to “bare their souls” through spoken word. Each pair...

#HurtBae rehashes pains of young love

Kristian Dudgeon February 23, 2017

Popular lifestyle website, “The Scene,” sparked a huge topic of conversation when it released a controversial video on Valentine’s Day. The now viral video, known across the internet as #HurtBae,...

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