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Assigned readings: Helpful or harmful?

Assigned readings: Helpful or harmful?

Brooklyn Kelley April 21, 2022

Minds are much like bodies — what we put in them matters. In a college setting, this can be difficult to control, especially when assigned readings have so much to do with a grade in a course.Assigned...

The Lexington Humane Society helps animals find their forever homes

Jessica Kinsella April 21, 2022

 Oscar the Grouch isn’t the only Oscar who lived in a trash can. In February, an officer found a tan dog in a garbage can in Lexington. “He’s such a good boy,” said Sarah Martin, animal care...


We’ve come so far, but still have much to go

Kernel Editorial Board September 27, 2019

“We uncovered no insensitive or racist images” reported the Courier-Journal in February of this year, referring to their review of past Kentucky yearbooks. You can image our surprise, then, when one...

Journalism professor Mike Farrell thanked the University of Kentucky Journalism Alumni Association during his induction into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame at The Grand Reserve in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, April 28, 2017. FILE PHOTO

‘The best example of what a journalist can be.’ Beloved journalism professor dies

Emily Laytham August 28, 2019

UPDATE: Per Dave Farrell, Mike Farrell's son here are the service times:Visitation: Sunday, Sept. 1 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral: Monday, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. Both services at Calvary Baptist Church, 3711 Tibbatts...


Op-Ed: UK Tobacco-free Ambassadors proud of tobacco policy results

UK Tobacco-free Ambassadors December 3, 2018

As UK’s Tobacco-free Take Action! (TFTA) Ambassadors, we want to take a moment to inform the UK community about the efforts we are making on a daily basis to keep our campus a healthy place to live,...

Kernel Opinion SIG

Journalists have opinions; that doesn’t make us biased

October 16, 2018

One of the most common misconceptions about journalists is that we shouldn’t have any opinions, that we should be objective about everything we hear. That is correct, but only to an extent. The reality...

President Eli Capilouto and members of the Student Board of Philanthropy grin as they cut the ribbon on the new Center for Student Philanthropy in the Bill Gatton Student Center on Sept. 7, 2018. The office hopes to educate generations of students on the power of giving.

UK puts priority on giving with unveiling of new Center for Student Philanthropy

September 7, 2018

UK has become one in just a handful of universities in the nation to make a physical step toward promoting philanthropy, by unveiling its new Center for Student Philanthropy.On Friday, President Eli Capilouto...

Rights of journalists compromised

Editorial Staff April 2, 2017

There’s never been a normal era or administration to be a journalist.There’s no clear path to becoming a journalist, as demonstrated in the phrase “anyone can be a journalist,” and there’s no...

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