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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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Armed suspects approached UK students and displayed gun, spokesperson says

Natalie Parks March 4, 2020

A man faces two counts of kidnapping, two counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of assault in connection to an apparent kidnapping attempt near UK's campus last week.WKYT reported that 26-year-old...

Two women are handcuffed outside the Gatton Student Center; one woman, on the right side, had already been handcuffed, while the other woman is handcuffed on the left side. Both were arrested for shoplifting from the UK Bookstore on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Photo by Bailey Vandiver | Staff

Two arrested for shoplifting from UK Bookstore at student center

Bailey Vandiver October 18, 2018

Two women were arrested by UK Police for shoplifting on Thursday afternoon. UKPD spokesperson Kathy Johnson said the two were arrested for shoplifting from the UK Bookstore in the Gatton Student Center....

Students flip over a car on State Street on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky after the UK football team beat the Florida Gators 27-16, ending a 31-year losing streak. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Car flipped on State Street belongs to non-UK student who was visiting friends

Bailey Vandiver September 9, 2018

The car flipped multiple times on State Street after UK football's win over Florida is likely totaled and belongs to a 19-year-old, non-UK student.Matt O'Hara found out his car had been damaged Saturday...

A fire alarm caused by sanding dust from an area under construction required students, faculty and staff to evacuate the Gatton Student Center on UKs campus in Lexington, Kentucky on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018.

Sanding dust causes brief UK student center evacuation, officials say

Kernel News Staff August 20, 2018

Students inside the Gatton Student Center had to be briefly evacuated after fire alarms went off inside the building Monday morning."No fire," UK spokesperson Kathy Johnson wrote in an email.According...

UK first year pharmacy student Lexi Baskin’s car was covered with signs condemning her for parking in a handicapped parking spot on UK’s campus on Oct. 26, 2017.

UK employee suspended for condemning student for alleged misuse of handicap spot

News Staff November 10, 2017

A UK employee allegedly vandalized a student's car after using flyers to accuse the student of misusing a handicap spot. The employee has been suspended and an investigation is pending, UK spokeswoman...

Small fire in tennis courts bathroom causes little damage

News Staff October 27, 2017

A minor fire started in the bathroom area of the UK tennis courts around 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26.UK spokesperson Kathy Johnson said there were no injuries and "not much damage."Johnson said it appeared...

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