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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kernel staffers and alumni pose with their Pinnacle awards at MediaFest22 on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022, at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Kentucky Kernel, KRNL bring home lessons in journalism and national awards from MediaFest22

Hannah Stanley, News Editor November 4, 2022

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL Lifestyle + Fashion were named finalists for the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) Pacemaker award, the most prestigious honor in collegiate journalism recognizing exceptional...

2021 - 2022 editor-in-chief Rayleigh Deaton.

A new Kernel for a new normal

Rayleigh Deaton May 3, 2021

This time last year, we were presented with a new reality. The world shut down, and life as we knew it came to a screeching halt. We had to cobble together the pieces of normality that remained, constructing...

KRNL staff portraits of Rayleigh Deaton, left, and Allie Diggs, right. Deaton was named the next editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Kernel and Diggs as editor-in-chief of KRNL for the 2021 - 22 school year.

Board names Kernel, KRNL editors-in-chief for 2021 – 22 school year

Kernel News Staff March 18, 2021

Following a March 18 meeting of Kernel Media's Board of Directors, sophomores Rayleigh Deaton and Allie Diggs were selected as editors-in-chief of the Kentucky Kernel and KRNL magazine, respectively.Deaton,...

Three COVID-19 cases in KRNL staff

Three COVID-19 cases in KRNL staff

Natalie Parks August 17, 2020

Correction: An earlier version of this article stated that the first KRNL staffer to test positive told the contact tracers the names of the other KRNL staffers with whom they had contact. After further...

Natalie Parks, left, and Rachael Courtney will be the 2020-2021 Kentucky Kernel and KRNL editors-in-chief, respectively. 

Parks chosen as next Kernel editor; Courtney as next KRNL editor

Sydney Momeyer March 17, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL have named their 2020-2021 editors.On March 6 the Kernel board named Natalie Parks the next Kernel editor-in-chief and Rachael Courtney the next KRNL editor-in-chief."I feel...

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Childress chosen as next Kernel editor; King as next KRNL editor

Sydney Momeyer March 25, 2019

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL named their new 2019-2020 editors-in-chief this past weekend. On Friday, March 22, it was announced after an interview process that current junior Rick Childress is the incoming...

Graphic by Makenna Theissen. 

Kernel, KRNL seeking applicants for editor-in-chief positions

Kernel News Staff February 25, 2019

Both the Kentucky Kernel and KRNL Lifestyle & Fashion are seeking applicants for the position of editor-in-chief for the 2019-2020 school year. Both are student-run publications at the University...

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