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Getting over the holiday blues

Kennedy Parker, Reporter January 18, 2024

Yet again, we’ve reached another dreaded January in Lexington, Kentucky, where the days seem to drag on and the city is under a perpetual cloud of coldness.  Everything goes from presents, candy...

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Making spirits bright before December

Kennedy Parker, Reporter November 15, 2023

You walk into your childhood home on a snowy afternoon. You are eager to stay outside and make more snow angels, but the smell of warm cookies and Christmas music invites you inside anyway. You sit...

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Spring cleaning: No more canned cranberry sauce at holiday dinners

November 26, 2018

According to the Smithsonian, the cranberry sauce “log” first became available across the nation in 1941. Over five million gallons of this slimy, jelly-like log substance is consumed as a condiment...

UKs LGBTQ Resource Center which is located in the Dinkle-Mas Suite in the Gatton Student Center, helps make sure almost every student has a welcoming place to have a holiday meal. Photo by Jacob Eads | Staff

LGBTQ center gives UK students a home away from home for the holidays

Andrew Sutherland November 26, 2018

The holiday season is a time for most to gather with friends and family, sharing a feeling of connection and most likely indulging in far too many calories. For some UK students, however, that scenario...


Warm up winter festivities with kiwi

Belle Kendrick December 22, 2017

With the cold weather settling in, finding delectable fruits that are in season is difficult to do. While many fruits are exiting the produce section, kiwi is staying right where it usually is.Containing...

Medical Institute of Kentucky holding food drive to benefit people statewide

Lauren Howard November 29, 2017

With the giving season in full swing, The Medical Institute of Kentucky wanted to help improve the lives of its students and provide them with an opportunity to better themselves.To accomplish this, The...

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Dueling Columns: Stuff your turkey, Christmas can wait

Bailey Vandiver November 16, 2017

It’s Thanksgiving season, not Christmas season. Turn down the Christmas music and listen to the turkeys gobble.I went to sleep on Halloween night excited for the best time of the year to begin the following...

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Spreading love this holiday season

Amanda Bryant November 27, 2016

The UK Center for Community Outreach is working to provide underprivileged children of Fayette County Christmas again with the Circle of Love through Beyond the Blue Program. Circle of Love is an annual...

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