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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

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A student gets a meal at Fusion in Erikson Hall on Friday, April 5, 2019, before it is turned into One Community Cafe in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Meals to cost $1 at revamped UK cafe designed to fight food insecurity

Kernel News Desk April 5, 2019

Fusion Café, located on the second floor of Erikson Hall, will be transitioned into ONE, a cafe that will provide $1 meals to enrolled students.The shift to the $1 cafe comes just days after the conclusion...

Occupiers begin to spread out in the designated sleeping area during the occupation by the Black Student Advisory Council and Basic Needs Campaign on Monday, April 1, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

How UK students went from hunger strike to campus sit-in

April 2, 2019

If you've passed anywhere near the Main Building on the University of Kentucky campus, you may have heard or seen the peaceful occupation of a group of UK students. The two separate groups who are joining...

UK President Eli Capilouto. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Capilouto addresses hunger-striking students in campus-wide email

Rick Childress March 28, 2019

In a campus-wide email sent out Thursday afternoon, UK President Eli Capilouto addressed growing concerns over food and housing insecurity and the students who are refusing to eat until their demands for...

Beau Revlett addresses the gathering in preparation for SSTOP Hungers announcement of an upcoming hunger strike in support of the basic needs campaign during SSTOPs day of free meals on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

After day of free food, student group announces hunger strike

Rachel Crick March 28, 2019

SSTOP Hunger announced Wednesday evening that some of its members would be going on a hunger strike as the next step in a plan to pressure UK to establish a Basic Needs Center. The announcement came at...

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