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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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Remember that weird tweet you made 5 years ago? Yeah, so do we.

Autumn Miller March 20, 2019

Whenever you’re posting online, you probably don’t think about who will see it in the future; you post it thinking only your friends and family will look at it. That's the case for the most part, but...

Juwan Page and Lidya Azad are write-in candidates for SGA president and vice president. Used with permission of their campaign. 

A third pair enters SGA election as write-in candidates

Jacob Eads February 27, 2019

Just hours before the polls opened for the 2019 SGA election, a third ticket entered the race to be UK’s next student government president and vice president. Juwan Page and Lidya Azad announced their...

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SGA to host event to address food insecurity concerns of SSTOP Hunger

Sydney Momeyer February 21, 2019

UK students are seeking to SSTOP Hunger among undergraduates and graduates.On Thursday, March 21, from 4:00 to 5:30 in Memorial Hall, UK's Student Government Association will be hosting an event that addresses...

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UK holds auction, sells unused campus equipment

Sydney Momeyer February 19, 2019

Another UK auction has come and gone.On Tuesday, Feb. 19, members of the public were welcome to attend what is known as a surplus auction on UK’s campus. The auction took place at the University of Kentucky...

MasterChef Gerron Hurt guided UK students through a cooking demonstration.

MasterChef gives UK students tips for reaching their goals

Noah Oldham February 12, 2019

On Monday evening, Chef Gerron Hurt, winner of “MasterChef” season 9, came to UK to give a cooking demonstration and a lecture as a guest of the Martin Luther King Center.Hurt kicked off the two-part...

Savannah Spurlock was last seen leaving The Other Bar near UKs campus on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Missing woman last seen at bar near UK campus

Rick Childress January 8, 2019

Richmond Police are investigating a report of a missing woman who was last seen leaving a South Limestone bar just north of the UK campus.Savannah Spurlock, 22, was reportedly last seen Friday night leaving...

Corbin Harris, a UK sophomore, fell from a balcony at The Lex apartment complex on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Student who fell from Lex balcony is improving in health, father says

Sydney Momeyer October 3, 2018

Corbin Harris, a 19-year-old UK student who has been in a coma since falling from the third-floor balcony of The Lex apartment building in August, is reportedly improved in health.According to Harris’...

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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,...

Red Bang Bang Chinese will close its doors for at least the month of July while the restaurant is remodeled to a hibachi and sushi restaurant. | Staff

UPDATE: Red Bang Bang closed for now, not forever. Near-campus store to reopen with new look.

Kernel News Staff July 5, 2018

Red Bang Bang, a near-campus Chinese restaurant known for its low prices and high volume of food, has closed its doors, but not for good. "What we're doing is we're changing the concept up from what we...

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Take advantage of social media that will pay you real money

Dalton Stokes April 10, 2018

While Facebook steals your information and makes billions off of it, here are some social media platforms that give you part of the cut.In the age of smartphones, we find ourselves more and more attached...

UK Professor Dr. Kevin Holm-Hudson accumulates over 14,000 views on a segment of his viral music theory Youtube show, Music Theory Remixed, based on his recent book of the same name. Photo by Mark C. Walsh | Staff

UK music professor combines popular music with theory in viral videos

Megan Brown February 16, 2018

What do you get when you combine music theory with popular songs? For UK music theory professor Kevin Holm-Hudson, it is a valuable lesson.Holm-Hudson said he believes in making music theory relevant to...

UK head coach John Calipari speaks with forward Sacha Killeya-Jones during the game against Louisville on Friday, December 29, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 90-61. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

Docu-series following UK basketball will release this weekend

Kernel Sports Staff February 14, 2018

UK has announced that Facebook Watch will be airing a 10-episode docu-series that will feature the Kentucky men’s basketball eam during the 2017-2018 season.The first episode of the docu-series, which...

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