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‘The aspect of being seen is all it takes to start.’ MLK Center hosts discussion of inclusivity for Women’s History Month

‘The aspect of being seen is all it takes to start.’ MLK Center hosts discussion of inclusivity for Women’s History Month

Allie Diggs, Reporter March 23, 2023

The Martin Luther King Center partnered with Underground Perspective and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources to host influencer Lynae Vanee as part of a series celebrating Women's History Month. Vanee’s...

Awardees pose for a photo with their awards at the Martin Luther King Center Legacy Luncheon & Awards ceremony in the Harris Ballroom at the Gatton Student Center on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

UK MLK Center tells a ‘love story’ at Legacy Luncheon & Awards

Alexis Baker, Staff Reporter February 8, 2023

UK’s Martin Luther King Center gathered for its second annual Legacy Luncheon & Awards ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 2.  According to UKNOW, the event was a part of “MLK Center Legacy Week,”...

Panelists on stage raise their fists during the Civil Rights Leader Panel at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50th Anniversary Celebration at The Singletary Center in Lexington, Kentucky, on January 17, 2023. From left to right are Betty Baye, Aaron-Ann Funfsinn, Mattie Jones, John Johnson, and Charles Neblett. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Kentucky Kernel

‘Freedom is not free.’ UK hosts 50th anniversary celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Paul Schlowak, Reporter January 18, 2023

The University of Kentucky hosted the 50th Anniversary Celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Tuesday at the Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The event hosted a dynamic celebration...

Murder Mystery Party: UK students on the case

Murder Mystery Party: UK students on the case

Morgan Loy, Reporter November 4, 2022

The Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted a Murder Mystery Party on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The event took place in the Gatton Student Center ballroom and offered students a free show and dinner. The event...

Students get splashed with paint at the SAB Paint Blue event on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

SAB makes a splash with Paint Blue event

Samuel Colmar, Reporter October 7, 2022

The Student Activities Board’s (SAB) annual “Paint Blue” event was held across from Memorial Coliseum Thursday night, Sept. 29. It featured free T-shirts and Kona Ice, as well as the opportunity...

Author Dani Shapiro speaks at the Whitehall Classroom Building on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Bryce Towle | Staff

Dani Shapiro: Storytelling with secrets

Morgan Loy, Reporter October 5, 2022

Author and podcast host Dani Shapiro spoke to UK students, faculty and staff about storytelling and family secrecy on Thursday, Sept. 29. Jeff Rice, department chair for Writing Rhetoric and Digital Studies,...

Students wait in line for Nathan’s Taqueria food truck at the Eat Around the World SAB event on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Eat Around the World invites students to travel the world, without leaving UK’s campus

Taylor Moon September 26, 2022

University of Kentucky's Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted “Eat Around the World” on Sept. 16, an event designed to introduce students to the food, traditions, music and people of other cultures...

Kentucky Students at UK CSA Wildcat Market on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022, at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Morgan Simmons | Staff

Wildcat Market promotes clean eating and sense of community on campus

Laurel Swanz, Reporter September 19, 2022

Years of parental pestering to “eat more vegetables” paid off when nearly 600 students lined up around the former University Motor Pool for UK’s first ever Wildcat Market on Sept. 14. UK’s Student...

UK T&F finds multiple victories at Drake Relays

Aaron Benjamin April 30, 2022

The UK Track and Field team competed in the Drake Relays from Thursday, April 28 to Saturday, May 1. Both the men and the women competed in several events from the 200m to javelin. The competition was...

Wildcat Wardrobe provides free professional clothing, hosts open house for students

Wildcat Wardrobe provides free professional clothing, hosts open house for students

Grace Hager February 8, 2022

Free of charge and hassle, the University of Kentucky’s Wildcat Wardrobe helps all students dress for success by offering a wardrobe full of business and professional attire for students. The wardrobe...

Kentucky Rifle

Shaner, Tucker lead Kentucky to weekend rifle wins

Barkley Truax November 14, 2021

What a weekend it was for Kentucky Rifle.Kentucky won their Long Rifle Event over Morehead and Murray State with a score of 7059 on Saturday. Murray State would nab a 7022 while Morehead State finished...

IFC new member fraternity activities suspended indefinitely, UK FSL announces

IFC new member fraternity activities suspended indefinitely, UK FSL announces

Sarah Michels October 21, 2021

UK’s Fraternity and Sorority Life Office (FSL) announced Wednesday that all Interfraternity Council (IFC) new member events are suspended indefinitely in response to Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood’s...

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