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The world’s obsession with Wordle

Lindsey Davis March 31, 2022

Wordle on the street is, this word game is taking the world by storm.I only started playing Wordle a couple of weeks ago. I admit, I’m late to the trend. I saw the memes and the Tweets, but I didn’t...

Open letter urging vaccine mandate at UK gains over 1,000 signatures

Open letter urging vaccine mandate at UK gains over 1,000 signatures

Jack Weaver and Rayleigh Deaton September 1, 2021

As of Wednesday at 11 p.m., 1,400 signatures have been affixed to an open letter petitioning University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto and Acting Provost Robert S. DiPaola to make COVID-19 vaccines...

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Should UK rename Rupp Arena?

Sarah Michels July 24, 2020

Several UK faculty have prompted a social media debate after calling for the renaming of Rupp Arena and other campus buildings some say are named after enslavers, Confederate sympathizers and white supremacists....

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Letter to the Editor

John C. Higgins February 5, 2020

The recent Kernel article entitled "UK's Female Deans Are Paid Less" is an intentionally divisive non-sequitur when compared to its content. The data presented in the article is only a small part of the...

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In defense of handwritten letters

Gillian Stawiszynski September 30, 2019

Picture this. You’re in Willy T, studying your night away, and all you can think about is the exam you have at the end of the week. You lose focus, suddenly remembering the time your best friend bought...

An open letter to Nancy Pelosi

Saadia Akhtar February 19, 2017

Nancy, before I begin this letter, I want to commend you for all that you have accomplished and to thank you for all that you have done for the United States of America. Your tenure as Speaker of the House...

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Women’s healthcare in Kentucky takes another hit

Jamilyn Hall January 29, 2016

Politicians are sly and have been known to push for their own agenda in office, rather than the agenda of the common good. Newly elected Kentucky Governor, Matt Bevin, made this clear today when sending...

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