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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A mural of a wildcat is displayed in Alumni Gym on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

New Alumni Gym mural sparks mixed opinions among students

Hannah Stanley January 13, 2022

Alumni Gym’s new mural makeover brings not only a splash of color to its plain walls but also mixed reviews.After agreement from the students and other committees, such as the Student Government Association...

Rebecca Edwins, a third-year medical student, confirms a patients medical information at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Back on track: UK student volunteers form vital part of return to normalcy

Sarah Michels March 18, 2021

When the Lexington community returns to a semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy, consider thanking the hundreds of UK students who volunteered at the university’s vaccine clinic operations.  As of May...

Jayden Riggs, a sophomore clinical management major, gets tested for COVID-19 on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at K-Lair in Haggin Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Early data shows drop in student COVID-19 cases from fall

Natalie Parks February 8, 2021

Another day, another update: with classes and campus life resuming following the break, UK is once again tracking COVID-19 cases among its student body on a dedicated dashboard.Data from the first two...

White Hall Classroom Building

UK to host LGTBQ Trans Week of Awareness

David Bowlin November 11, 2019

UK's LGBTQ* Resource Center will host its annual Trans Week of Awareness next week.UK's Trans Week of Awareness will coincide with the national Transgender Week of Awareness, a press release announcing...

Students gathered in front of the Main Building on UK campus for the Trans Day of Remembrance vigil on Monday, November 20, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Connor Woods | Staff

Vigil honored transgender individuals who have lost their lives

Noah Oldham November 21, 2017

Members of the UK community gathered outside the Main Building Monday evening to observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance with a candlelight vigil.Attendees of the vigil were given electric candles upon...

LGBTQ* scholarships to be awarded for first time in fall 2016

Annaliese Levy March 31, 2016

The University of Kentucky LGBTQ* Scholarship Endowment is offering its first annual scholarships to full-time students. Two scholarships will be awarded for fall 2016. At least one $1,000 scholarship...

Lance Poston

Progress is personal

The Southeastern region of the U.S. is often stereotyped as being bigoted and intolerant toward lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender Americans, but Lance Poston said his experience tells a different...

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