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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Members of Alice Allison Dunnigans family look up at her newly unveiled statue at the dedication ceremony on Friday, August 2, 2019, in Russellville, Kentucky. 

‘Where she belongs’: Alice Dunnigan statue now in permanent Russellville location

Bailey Vandiver August 4, 2019

“You’ve come a long way, sister.” In her 1974 autobiography, Alice Allison Dunnigan wrote these words to herself, reminiscing on her journey from a small classroom in Kentucky to covering Capitol...


KSU must give employee sexual misconduct report to Kernel, AG rules

Rick Childress November 21, 2018

The Kentucky Attorney General ruled that Kentucky State University must give investigative documents pertaining to alleged sexual misconduct by a university employee over to the Kernel. The decision,...


The battle continues.

Bailey Vandiver August 21, 2018

After nearly two years of legal proceedings, the Kentucky Kernel is still involved in three lawsuits concerning the obtainment of records about sexual misconduct at universities.The Kernel’s pursuit...

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KSU must submit previously withheld documents to AG

October 17, 2017

A Franklin County Circuit Court ruled that Kentucky State University has to submit previously withheld investigative documents pursed by the Kentucky Kernel regarding sexual misconduct cases.The judge’s...

Faculty at KSU vote no confidence in chair and Board of Regents.

Vote of no confidence in KSU Board reveals racial tensions among faculty

Madison Rexroat March 30, 2017

Faculty members at Kentucky State University voted no-confidence in their chair and Board of Regents last week, triggering fierce debates about racial divisions at the school.The vote, which followed several...

Attorney General Andy Beshear

Kentucky Attorney General sides with Kernel in lawsuits

News Staff March 21, 2017

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear visited the Kentucky Kernel office Tuesday morning to discuss the Kernel’s cases against multiple Kentucky universities.Beshear filed a motion to intervene in Kentucky...

Bevins cuts betray universities

September 28, 2016

Less than a year after taking office, Governor Matt Bevin has proved through multiple means that he views himself above the law and as an entity that does what he pleases. According to ThinkProgress only...

Students, many from Murray State University, gathered at the Capitol in Frankfort to protest Gov. Matt Bevins proposed budget cuts to higher education.

Kentucky State University alumni, students react to potential closure in wake of budget cuts

Jericho Curry March 8, 2016

[email protected] State University President Raymond Burse wrote a newsletter, informing the public that the 130-year-old historically black educational institution could possibly shut their doors...

Kentucky governor Matt Bevin addresses the Commonwealth with his budget for the next two years on Tuesday at the Capitol building in Frankfort. The budget included a $110 million cut from UKs state general funding over the next two years.

Kentucky State University could close with Gov. Bevin’s proposed cuts

News Staff February 8, 2016

Kentucky State University President Raymond Burse said the school could close because of proposed budget cuts from Gov. Matt Bevin.In a letter to the university’s stakeholders, Burse wrote that the school...

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