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Jack Weaver, Rayleigh Deaton and Michael Clubb, left to right, wait for maintenance to tow the Kernels golf cart out from between a utility pole and a brick wall after Clubb got the golf cart stuck on Monday, Sept. 13, 2022, in front of Scovell Hall in Lexington, Kentucky.

The Kernel golf cart: A survival story

Rayleigh Deaton April 29, 2022

It all happened so quickly. Wait, no, not really. We definitely saw it coming and it was definitely preventable.For context, back in September, the Kernel’s art director, Michael Clubb, and I were sitting...

The adventure of parking at UK

The adventure of parking at UK

Tina Hristova April 27, 2022

On-campus parking has become a constant problem at UK, and students are not happy about it.In order to receive a parking pass, students must enter a ticket lottery every year for their preferred parking...

Get out of a rut, walk on a sidewalk

Sarah Michels March 3, 2022

It’s an all-too-common story. A rushed student chooses to off-road, taking a shortcut through the grass to save precious seconds. Another student, noticing that the deviation from the sidewalk brings...

Investigation continues into fatal accident near UK campus

Investigation continues into fatal accident near UK campus

Audrey Fones February 10, 2022

A 62-year-old man, Gary Weathers, was hit by a car and killed near the University of Kentucky hospital on the morning of Monday, Jan. 31.Weathers was struck at around 6:30 a.m. near South Limestone and...

Man charged after deadly car crash that killed UK student

Man charged after deadly car crash that killed UK student

Hannah Stanley December 8, 2021

A man has been charged for the car crash near North Hurstbourne Parkway and LaGrange Road on Nov. 27 that killed a University of Kentucky student and injured two others, according to WAVE 3 News.Joseph...

Students gather on University Avenue during a student celebration after Kentucky football defeated No. 10 Florida on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Changes coming to State Street

Audrey Simpson December 6, 2021

Katie Meek, a UK senior majoring in integrated strategic communication, has appreciated the culture of State Street for two years, but facing new construction and demolition, she now wonders what her street...

Former UK student on trial for death of four-year-old, found not guilty

Former UK student on trial for death of four-year-old, found not guilty

Hannah Stanley October 14, 2021

On Thursday, former UK student Jacob Heil was found not guilty of reckless homicide after a fatal crash on Sept. 15, 2018, that killed four-year-old Marco Shemwell.                        Jurors...

A bomb disposal robot is guided to the entrance of UK Chandler Hospital at 10:30 a.m. as part of law enforcement’s response to a situation with a suspicious package in the hospital’s emergency room the morning of March 25, 2021.

What we know about the emergency situation at UK Chandler Hospital

Kernel News Staff March 25, 2021

An alert was tweeted out by UK Police at 10:58 a.m. saying to avoid the area surrounding the UK Chandler Emergency Room at South Limestone with reports of a suspicious package located at the ER. 3 p.m....

Avenue of Champions temporarily closed starting Thursday, Nov. 12

Avenue of Champions temporarily closed starting Thursday, Nov. 12

Braden Ramsey November 11, 2020

Following nearly a year of sewage construction that has produced on-and-off closures, Avenue of Champions will be shut down for one final stretch of time in 2020.According to a press release from Lexington...

UK students ride the Blue Route bus on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Bus drivers cite lack of sanitization, overcrowding in COVID-19 concerns

Lauren Campbell August 31, 2020

Lextran employees who operate the buses on and around UK’s campus say the buses are not being properly sanitized to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and that campus buses are not cleaned as often as city...

A Lextran bus drives down South Limestone on Monday, March 26, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Some UK campus bus routes suspended because of reduced ridership

Emily Girard April 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and UK’s shift to online classes has led to less ridership on campus buses, forcing the university to temporarily suspend service on some of its bus routes.Beginning Tuesday,...

Cars drive through the intersection of Avenue of Champions and S Limestone on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky. Sewer crews will have to dig a tunnel under South Limestone to replace a major sewer line. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Near-UK streets are made one-way, closed because of sewer construction projects

Kernel News Desk March 30, 2020

Starting on Monday, Bolivar Street will be made one way from South Upper to allow construction crews to complete a major sewer line replacement beneath the street.Additionally, the entirety of Avenue of...

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