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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Rahsaan Lewis (19) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the No. 22 Kentucky vs. No. 16 Mississippi State football game on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 27-17. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: No. 22 Kentucky football defeats No. 16 Mississippi State 27-17 at Kroger Field

Jack Weaver and Carter Skaggs October 17, 2022

The No. 22 Wildcats defeated the No. 16 Mississippi State Bulldogs 27-17 on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Pregame: First Half: Second Half:

UK seniors Jonathan Thomas and Maggie Davis are crowed UKs 2019 Homecoming King and Queen on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Davis, Thomas crowned 2019 UK homecoming royalty

Natalie Parks October 12, 2019

A new king and queen have been crowned. Maggie Davis and Jonathon Thomas were presented the title of Homecoming Queen and King from University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and Dr. Mary Lynne Capilouto...

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Mr. and Ms. Black UK crowned after 90’s house party themed pageant

Emily Girard October 11, 2019

The Mr. and Ms. Black UK pageant, a homecoming week staple for over 30 years, took place Wednesday night in Memorial Hall. Described as “a chance to celebrate the minority culture and presence on campus”...

Runners approach the finish line of DanceBlues annual 5k on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Annual DanceBlue 5K kicks off homecoming and year of fundraising

Natalie Parks October 6, 2019

Rain didn’t stop the runners or the good mood at DanceBlue’s annual 5K. Race participants walked, ran and cheered each other on through the mist and slick streets.The 5K, held at Kroger Field, kicked...

Tiana The and Juwan Page are crowned UK 2018 Homecoming King and Queen at halftime during the game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK’s 2018 Homecoming royalty crowned in ‘surreal’ experience

Emily Laytham October 20, 2018

The energy was electric as UK’s homecoming royalty stepped onto Kroger Field.But the deafening cheers and palpable excitement from the crowd couldn’t compare to the energy shared by this year’s twelve...

Dr. Capilouto crowns homecoming queen Willow Kreutzer at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky, on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Photo by Lexi Baskin | Staff.

How to vote for UK’s 2018 Homecoming Court before time runs out

Kernel News Staff October 17, 2018

Voting for UK's Homecoming King and Queen opened Wednesday night and will last through 9 p.m. on Thursday. The Student Activities Board announced via social media that students can vote for their desired...

Wes Taylor and Jada Linton were crowned homecoming King and Queen during the game against at Missouri Kroger Field in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff

Jada Linton: A history maker who made the most of her time at UK

Hayden Gooding April 18, 2018

Jada Linton began her journey at UK four years ago. Coming in her freshman year, she wasn’t quite sure about her major, but knew she wanted to make good grades and make the most of her time here at UK.What...

Wes Taylor and Jada Linton were crowned homecoming King and Queen during the game against at Missouri Kroger Field in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

Homecoming Court 2017: History made at halftime

The 2017 homecoming candidates waited in the tunnel to walk out onto the field, adjusting their sashes.While waiting for halftime of UK's homecoming football game they formed a circle, with their hands...

Students enjoy SABs homecoming street fair on Bowmans Den lawn.

Homecoming street fair part of homecoming fun

Megan Rohrback October 6, 2017

The UK Student Activities Board hosted a street fair Thursday evening for students prior to homecoming weekend.SAB paired with the STAT/Team Wildcat to host the street fair on Oct. 5 on the Bowman’s...

The University of Kentucky 2017 homecoming royalty court performed during the 2017 Royalty Showcase on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in Memorial Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Mark C. Walsh | Staff

Royalty Showcase continued homecoming festivities

Elle Smith October 4, 2017

Homecoming festivities continued on Tuesday night with the fourth annual Royalty Showcase.Memorial Hall was filled with supportive friends and family as the 2017 Homecoming Court presented their talents...

Paintings on the windows of Whitehall Classroom building advertise Homecoming 2017. Photo by Mark C. Walsh | Staff

UK homecoming weeks involves celebrations, competition

Elle Smith October 3, 2017

It is homecoming week in the Commonwealth, which means the fight for the Wildcat Cup has begun. This year marks the 102nd homecoming at UK.Homecoming is a time when students, alumni and the community gather...

UK Opera takes main stage with ‘Ragtime’

Sara Nederhoed October 2, 2016

UK Opera Theatre takes main stage starting the 2016-2017 season Oct. 6-9 with the Tony Award winning musical “Ragtime.”The musical marks the opera theatre’s opening show this performing year at the...

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