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The battle of the merch: Wearing high school apparel in college

Lindsey Davis April 7, 2022

When it comes to wearing high school merchandise in college, I personally do not partake, but I don’t see the harm in doing so either – to a certain extent, at least.As a freshman in college, it’s...

Annalei Canter poses for a photo on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Humans of UK: Annalei Canter travels outside her comfort zone

Sophia Shoemaker September 30, 2021

Freshman fashion merchandising major Annalei Canter has lived in several states and countries throughout her life, and she is working to meet new people in her newest home at UK. Canter was born in Chongqing,...

American fashion: The return of the Met Gala (copy)

Morgan Luster September 27, 2021

In a world clouded by tragedy, events such as the Met Gala offer escapism through their celebration of couture and self-expression. After a year of absence due to the pandemic, the iconic Met Gala made...

New students watch a video during the Wildcat Welcome Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Five things a UK freshman learned in their first month

Riley Stull September 19, 2021

1. You need to invest in good shoesWalking at least three miles a day is a given on UK’s campus. If you don’t have decent shoes, your feet will never recover. Walking from the Jacobs Science Building...

Five things a UK freshman learned in their first month

Riley Stull September 17, 2021

1. You need to invest in good shoesWalking at least three miles a day is a given on UK’s campus. If you don’t have decent shoes, your feet will never recover. Walking from the Jacobs Science Building...

A model walks down the runway during the Black History Fashion Show on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘Art of being’ fashion show highlights Black creators

Haley Simpkins March 1, 2021

Several student organizations came together Friday night to host The Art of Being fashion show in celebration of Black History Month.The show featured BIPOC designers from around the country and performances...

Environmental Friday

It all begins with a t-shirt: Why you should recycle your clothes

Claire Hilbrecht October 11, 2019

It is time we face the cold, hard truth. We are running out of water.“But how can that be,” you may ask, “when the majority of the Earth is covered in water?” While that may be true, freshwater...

Members of the UK College of Dentistry walk down the runway during the American Association of Women Dentists 13th annual Strut Your Smile fashion show at Kroger Field on Sept. 20, 2019. Proceeds for the event go toward helping Greenhouse17, a local shelter for those affected by domestic violence. Photo by Haley Blackburn

‘Strut Your Smile’ fashion show funds dental care for those affected by domestic violence

Haley Blackburn September 23, 2019

Woodford Reserve Club at Kroger Field was full of cheers on Friday night, but not for football— for fashion.UK College of Dentistry’s chapter of the American Association of Women Dentists hosted their...

Environmental Fridays

Fast fashion, the planet and ripped jeans. Oh my.

Kelly Walker April 19, 2019

I ripped my favorite pair of jeans today. This is the first time I can say that I’ve ripped a pair of jeans purely from wearing them so often that the fabric wore down and ripped. I’ve snagged a pant...

The annual Anatomy Fashion Show adds a unique and educational twist to fashion. Photo by Taylor Beavers

Fashion show put on by UK students helps fund children’s hospitals

Taylor Beavers April 15, 2019

High fashion met science on Sunday evening as Phi Delta Epsilon, also known as KY Gamma, held its third annual Anatomy Fashion Show at the Signature Club at Lansdowne.This fraternity is a part of one of...

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Childress chosen as next Kernel editor; King as next KRNL editor

Sydney Momeyer March 25, 2019

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL named their new 2019-2020 editors-in-chief this past weekend. On Friday, March 22, it was announced after an interview process that current junior Rick Childress is the incoming...

Redshirt freshman Jemarl Baker Jr. competes in the 3-point contest during Big Blue Madness on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Baker likes to keep it ‘simple’ on the court and in his closet

October 22, 2018

The California kid doesn’t just bring three-pointers to the bluegrass state; he’s also brought his west-coast style to the south.Kentucky’s redshirt-freshman guard Jemarl Baker, Jr. shared that his...

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