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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

HOF 2018

Anthony Davis headlines 2018 UK Athletics Hall of Fame class

June 19, 2018

Tuesday afternoon, UK Athletics announced their 2018 Hall of Fame class, headlined by men’s basketball National Champion and Naismith Award winner Anthony Davis (2012).Joining Davis in the 2018 class...

Hayden Hooper stands with his brother Holden (left), his grandfather, his nana, his mom and dad. 

‘UK Band Guy’ reflects on the 24 hours after his moment of fame

March 16, 2018

I am Hayden Hooper.I am a UK journalism student, and an opinions editor for the Kentucky Kernel.Now, thanks to Twitter and the UK versus Davidson game, I am a meme.I am “UK Band Guy.”I have been a...

UK student dies in ATV accident while on spring break

Kernel News Staff March 11, 2018

A UK student and another college student died in an ATV accident in Western Kentucky early Friday, a Herald-Leader report said.Luke Whitsell, a business management major, was riding an ATV with Bryce Sheffer,...

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Why Kennedy’s is closing and what the Kennedy family will miss most

Rick Childress December 12, 2017

Kennedy’s is closing its doors for good on Dec. 22, in large part because of the internet.General manager Carol Kennedy Behr said her father made the store successful because it had the most used textbooks—a...

Sonja Feist-Price is the Vice President of Institutional Diversity at the University of Kentucky.

Diversity inherent in Feist-Price’s DNA

Aspen Gage March 30, 2017

To be successful in any avenue, it can be assumed that intelligence and experience are valued attributes. For Dr. Sonja Feist-Price, she brings that and worlds more to the table. Recently named as the...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari expresses his frustration from the sidelines during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won the game 73-70.

Ups and downs of Cats’ loss to Louisville

Kevin Erpenbeck December 22, 2016

This year's Battle of the Bluegrass game didn't play out exactly the way Kentucky fans had hoped it would.The freshman stars didn't rise to the occasion of the annual rivalry game. The players lacked...

President Eli Capilouto emailed campus with news that the university would be appealing decisions of the Attorney General. Among their appeals is a lawsuit against the Kernel, which requested records of the investigation into the sexual harassment claims against associate professor James Harwood. 

UK blames student newspaper for reduced sexual assault reports

Madison Rexroat October 28, 2016

In a report by the Herald Leader, UK officials claim that articles in the Kentucky Kernel regarding sexual harassment and assault allegations against an associate professor have led other students to not...

President Eli Capilouto emailed campus with news that the university would be appealing decisions of the Attorney General. Among their appeals is a lawsuit against the Kernel, which requested records of the investigation into the sexual harassment claims against associate professor James Harwood. 

Attorney General rules UK violated open meetings laws in Herald-Leader request

News Staff September 2, 2016

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Friday that Attorney General Andy Beshear's office ruled that UK wrongly withheld documents following an open records request regarding a Hazard cardiology practice...

The Morris Book Shop could change hands again or close

News Staff July 5, 2016

The Morris Book Shop will either close or be sold to a new owner after opening about eight years ago. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported on Tuesday owner Wyn Morris is looking to sell or close the independent...

Avenue of Champions to close for two months

News Staff May 11, 2016

Beginning Monday, Avenue of Champions will be closed for two months because of UK Student Center construction. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Wednesday afternoon the stretch of Avenue of Champions...

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Kirk selected as next Kernel editor

Cheyene Miller March 24, 2016

Almost three years ago, Marjorie Kirk walked into the Kentucky Kernel office as a freshman reporter, her leg broken and held together by a titanium rod. Now she is walking tall as the future editor-in-chief...

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