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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Members of Beta Theta Pi fraternity tailgate outside Kentucky Proud Park for the first Kentucky baseball home game on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK students worry that baseball tailgating may never be the same

Rick Childress March 4, 2019

For students in past years a trip to a UK home baseball game meant a trip to the Cliff—a ramshackle tailgating zone beyond the outfield wall of the old Cliff Hagan baseball stadium that became wildly...

Gameday vs. Florida

College GameDay prepping for ‘blue everywhere’ at game tomorrow

Jacob Eads January 25, 2019

Grab your signs, don your blue and get ready for another rendition of ESPN College GameDay broadcasted from Lexington’s Rupp Arena.ESPN College GameDay will host its namesake show from the floor of Rupp...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) high fives fans as he walks by. UK football players and coaches greeted fans during Cat Walk before their game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football’s week-long Times Square ads cost $16,000 total

Bailey Vandiver October 30, 2018

Most of the state of Kentucky has been keeping a close eye on the Kentucky football team for a couple of months now.This week, visitors to Times Square are watching the Wildcats, too. Kentucky football...

A fan walks into the stadium using the new clear bag the University of Kentucky provides before the game against EKU on Friday, September 8, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Fans adapt to new clear bag policy at football home opener

Michael Ayers September 8, 2017

Non-clear bag? No access to the game.UK implemented a new policy on taking bags into Kroger Field this football season.A flyer passed out to fans stated, “To enhance security measures and help speed...

An outline of what size bag you can bring into Kroger Field for every home game of the season. Photo submitted by UK Athletics

SEC Clear Bag Policy will be in full swing for home opener

Abbie Long September 6, 2017

If you’re going to be at Kroger Field this Saturday for UK football’s home opener against EKU, you’re going to want to leave your handbags and fanny packs at home or in your vehicle.The new Clear...


Bourbon bottles fund tutors

Sarah Jayne Johnson April 13, 2017

UK’s Center for Academic and Tutorial Services (CATS) was successfully expanded to the south side of campus last fall to accommodate the 22 varsity athletic teams. With a growing number of student-athletes...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari directs his team during the game against the Wichita State Shockers in the second round game of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff

Calipari and Stoops sign contract extensions

News Staff March 22, 2017

Men’s basketball head coach John Calipari and football head coach Mark Stoops signed contract extensions, according to an announcement by UK athletics director Mitch Barnhart on Wednesday.Both coaches...

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