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UK senior and Rhodes Scholar, Hadeel Abdallah, speaks in the Bill Gatton Student Center on April 10, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Hall 

Rhodes Scholar, UK student compares Israel-Palestine to apartheid South Africa

Nicholas Hall April 11, 2019

On Wednesday evening, UK students got the rare opportunity of hearing a Rhodes Scholar speak in the Bill Gatton Student Center.Hadeel Abdallah, a senior at the UK, spoke to students about the similarities...

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Despite Nikki Haley’s resignation, this won’t be last we hear of her

Saadia Akhtar October 18, 2018

The 29th United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Oct. 9 she would resign from her position at the end of the year, according to the New York Times. An ambassador's job is to...

Nia Taylor, TeNiya Jones roommate, covers her face embraced during the candle lighting outside the Gatton Student Center on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. A vigil and candle lighting ceremony was held in honor of Jones, who was a UK student who died in a swimming accident while studying abroad in Israel this summer. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Celebrating a life’: Vigil honors UK student who passed away while studying abroad

Sydney Momeyer September 27, 2018

Friends, loved ones and acquaintances gathered inside the student center Thursday to celebrate the life of Te'Niya Jones at a vigil hosted by the Black Student Union.Jones was a UK sophomore who passed...

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Capilouto offers prayers, support after death of UK student

Bailey Vandiver July 30, 2018

President Eli Capilouto sent a campus-wide email after the loss of UK student TeNiya Jones, who died in a swimming accident in Israel. "We pray that TeNiya's family finds light in this darkness," he wrote....

TeNiya Elnora Jones, a 19-year-old University of Kentucky sophomore, has been studying abroad in the Middle East was in a swimming accident in the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. According to The Times of Israel, her body was found Monday morning by Rescue forces that had been searching for her. 

Update: Body of UK student found after accident in Mediterranean Sea

Bailey Vandiver July 30, 2018

The body of a UK student who went missing in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday has been found, according to The Times of Israel. TeNiya Elnora Jones, a 19-year-old sophomore from Ft. Myers, was swimming...

TeNiya Elnora Jones, a 19-year-old University of Kentucky sophomore, was studying abroad in the Middle East when she was in a swimming accident in the Mediterranean Sea in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Her body was found early in the morning of July 30, 2018. 

UK student studying abroad still missing after a swimming accident in Israel

Bailey Vandiver July 29, 2018

A UK student who has been studying abroad in the Middle East was in a swimming accident this weekend and is still missing, President Eli Capilouto said in a campus-wide email.TeNiya Elnora Jones, a 19-year-old...

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