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Kentucky Kernel

Chris Rodriguez Jr. poses for a photo during the UK football media day on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Chris Rodriguez Jr.: From almost quitting to leading the charge

Barkley Truax August 6, 2021

It’s been one heck of an off-season for Chris Rodriguez Jr. From the Doak Walker Award list, to a nominee for the CFPA Performer of the Year Award, to being a preseason All-SEC selection, Kentucky's...

A man leads the marchers in song during the annual Holiday Freedom March on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

“Let it shine.” Hundreds march in downtown Lexington, keeping MLK’s legacy alive.

Sarah Michels January 18, 2021

 Footstep after footstep crunched snow along Lexington’s downtown streets Monday morning to the subdued tune of “This Little Light of Mine.” The Rev. Michael A. Wilson’s voice rang out clearly...

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Bob Burrow’s legacy lives on through family

Jake Maynard January 9, 2019

Big Blue Nation lost one of its brightest stars.On January 3rd, 2019, Robert “Bob” Brantley Burrow passed away at the age of 84.Burrow was born in Malvern, Arkansas but played high school basketball...

Neuroscience major Isaiah Brown after hearing his name being called for winning Mr. Black UK. Mr. and Ms. Black UK was awarded to Isaiah Brown and Tiffany Waltman on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Memorial Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb l Staff

‘Leave a legacy’: Senior Isaiah Brown works to better UK

November 20, 2018

Many students come to college hoping for little more than to earn a degree and possibly join a club or two. Local renaissance man Isaiah Brown is getting so much more out of his time here at UK.This 21-year-old...

Kentucky Wildcats safety Mike Edwards (7) hugging head coach Mark Stoops during the Senior Day ceremony before the game. University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Senior defenders leave legacy of consistency, passion

November 17, 2018

Over the summer of 2018, the UK football fan base waited with bated breath to see if two of their most productive seniors would be returning. Linebacker/defensive end hybrid Josh Allen and safety Mike...

Kentucky Wildcats safety Darius West (25) celebrated with Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops after their 27-16 victory over the Florida Gators Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville. Photo provided by Alex Slitz | Lexington Herald-Leader

Stoops cements his legacy with win over Florida

September 9, 2018

Here are some of the names that come to mind when you think of Kentucky football’s greatest coaches: Paul Bryant, Rich Brooks, Jerry Claiborne and Blanton Collier. After Kentucky’s program changing...

Kentucky Kernel Photo Editor Jonathan Krueger at Rupp Arena as Kentucky hosted Vanderbilt University, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 in Lexington. Photo by Jonathan Palmer

The JKru legacy lives on at the Kernel, three years after Jonathan Krueger’s death

Arden Barnes April 17, 2018

For those of us who didn’t personally know Jonathan Krueger, we learned about his legacy through JKru stickers, a memorialized Red Bull on the photo desk and a cracked ceiling tile.We were told about...

William T Young Library

Legacy admissions not the problem with school diversity, but not the solution either

Madison Rexroat August 21, 2017

Whether it’s race, class, income, in-state vs. out-of-state, athlete or not, honors student or not, the college admissions and scholarship process has a complex dynamic that one way or another, leaves...

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