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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

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UK SGA President Michael Hamilton poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at the SGA office at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Second-term SGA president looks to build on last year’s foundation

Sarah Michels September 13, 2019

Michael Hamilton rarely speaks in the first person singular. “We”, “Us” and “Our” permeate his vocabulary, while “I”, “me” and “my” stay hidden in the background.Hamilton, president...

President and vice presidents candidates Michael Hamilton and Kat Speece pose for a photo on Feb. 19, 2019, on UK’s campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Rick Childerss | Staff

Hamilton, Speece win SGA presidential run-off election

Jacob Eads March 7, 2019

Michael Hamilton and Kat Speece have won the race to be UK’s next Student Government Association president and vice president, according to a tweet from the campaign's account. The pair outlasted challengers...

Running mates Michael Hamilton and Kat Speech at the SGA presidential debate on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Annual SGA debate features Hamilton, Speece; Lovett, Flood opt out

Emily Laytham February 26, 2019

The annual debate between Student Government Association presidential and vice presidential candidates was scheduled to occur Tuesday evening. The event was attended by only one of the candidate duos: incumbent...

(left to right) Candidates for SGA vice president, Andy Flood, and president, Tucket Lovett, listen as current president Michael Hamilton and director of government relations Katherine Speece voice their concerns to the judicial panel on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the Gatton College of Business in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

How to vote and keep up with UK’s upcoming SGA elections

Kernel News Staff February 26, 2019

Student Government Association election season has taken over campus this week. Here's the important times, dates and info to keep up:Presidential and Vice Presidential DebateWhen: Tuesday, Feb. 26 at...

President and vice presidents candidates Michael Hamilton and Kat Speece pose for a photo on Feb. 19, 2019, on UK’s campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Rick Childerss | Staff

Hamilton, Speece say they’ll bring experience, continuity

Rick Childress February 25, 2019

Michael Hamilton wants to finish what he started.Hamilton, the UK Student Government Association’s incumbent president, is running for a second year in office and a chance to continue the initiatives...

(left to right) Candidates for SGA vice president, Andy Flood, and president, Tucket Lovett, listen as current president Michael Hamilton and director of government relations Katherine Speece voice their concerns to the judicial panel on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at the Gatton College of Business in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Dueling complaints in SGA presidential race settled by student court

Jacob Eads February 14, 2019

A pair of claims brought before the Student Government Association Supreme Court questioning the legitimacy of each of the candidates for Student Body President ended in a wash Wednesday night.In nearly...

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