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The Phi Kappa Tau house on Monday, April 17, 2023, on Pennsylvania Ct. in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Phi Kappa Tau fraternity revoked as a UK student organization

Hannah Stanley, Managing Editor April 18, 2023

Clarification: According to UK spokesperson Jay Blanton, the Sigma Nu fraternity has completed the revocation period. The Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity has concluded the set revocation period by the university,...

The Kentucky State Capitol on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

A recap of General Assembly bills affecting college-age Kentuckians

Alexis Baker, Staff Reporter March 25, 2023

Multiple Kentucky House and Senate bills affecting a large demographic of Kentuckians are in their final stages. House and Senate committees passed Senate Bill 9, a proposal familiar with UK’s campus....

The FarmHouse Fraternity house on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, the night Hazelwood died, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Kentucky Kernel

Editorial: Hazing is life and death, not a game of semantics

Kentucky Kernel Editorial Board November 17, 2022

The University of Kentucky has failed to paint the full picture of the death of Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood. Hazelwood, a new member of the FarmHouse Fraternity, gathered with his fellow members in...

Thomas Lofton Hazelwood

‘He’s not gonna make it to serenades.’ The missing details of the Hazelwood investigation

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2022

They left him alone, on a couch, his blood alcohol concentration almost five times the legal limit. Just a few hours before, he had been hanging out with his pledge brothers, drinking bourbon, playing...

Excerpts from UKs Student Code of Conduct investigation reveal FarmHouse Fraternity showed a “deeply ingrained culture of alcohol and hazing behaviors.”

UK’s FarmHouse Fraternity had a culture of hazing, investigations reveal

Hannah Stanley, News Editor November 17, 2022

Members of FarmHouse Fraternity were subjected to shotgunning a beer with a homeless person, trust falling from the bed of a pickup truck and kidnapping an active member.  Following the death of...

The FarmHouse Fraternity house on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Coroner: Alcohol toxicity cause of Hazelwood’s death; no criminal charges

Hannah Stanley December 14, 2021

The Fayette County Coroner’s report on UK student Thomas “Lofton” Hazelwood has confirmed his cause of death to be alcohol toxicity.Hazelwood, 18, was found unresponsive at FarmHouse Fraternity on...

Junior outfielder Oraj Anu fist bumps sophomore outfielder Cam Hill during the game against Southeastern Missouri State on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky scores the most runs in six seasons against Appalachian State

Eric Decker February 22, 2020

Kentucky had one of their more explosive outings in recent memory Saturday afternoon at Kentucky Proud Park. The Wildcats (3-3) went off for 21 runs on 13 hits as they clinched the series with the sweep...

Kentucky junior T.J. Collett hits the ball during the season home opener against EKU on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated EKU 7-3. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK baseball notches third shutout of season

Hailey Peters March 26, 2019

Continuing their second homestand at Kentucky Proud Park, the Kentucky Wildcats baseball team faced off against in-state rival Morehead State on Tuesday. After giving up 17 runs in the previous game against...

Kentucky junior Dalton Reed goes after a ground ball during the season home opener against EKU on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated EKU 7-3. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats hit walk-off winner against Norse

Hailey Peters February 27, 2019

Following an opening night success in Lexington, the Kentucky Wildcats baseball team played against another in-state foe, the Northern Kentucky Norse, on Wednesday. The Norse had an upset on their mind...

Protect Kentucky’s youth with New Voice legislation

Editorial Staff February 27, 2016

The Kentucky Kernel operates without any worry of censorship from President Eli Capilouto or the state of Kentucky. This sense of freedom and independence within the Kernel and other college newspapers...

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