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PODCAST: Reality of Lewis Honors College and a former UK student arrested

Nate Lucas and Giana Gallo February 15, 2024

Welcome back to the Kentucky Kernel News Podcast. Today, host Nate Lucas and co-host Giana Gallo interview opinions writer Owen Chesemore on the reality of the Lewis Honors College. They then interview...

BROADCAST: IFP hosts Foosball Tournament

Nate Lucas, Broadcast/Podcast Manager February 7, 2024

The International Foosball Promotion hosted their 2024 tour kickoff Thursday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 4 in Lexington, Kentucky at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center. Reporter Nate Lucas has more of...

Participants eat pizza during Mirror Twin Brewings annual pizza eating contest on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Alexis Baker | Staff

Mirror Twin Brewing hosts annual pizza eating contest

Aimee Pierce, Reporter January 30, 2024

Members of the Lexington community gathered to watch and participate in Mirror Twin Brewing’s second annual Pizza Eating Contest on Saturday, Jan. 27.  For $10, participants received a beer and as...

Brittany Beshear receives the Spirit of the  Ivy Connector Award at the 19th annual Coretta Scott King Spirit of the Ivy Awards Luncheon honoring local Lexington women who exemplify the Spirit of the Ivy: strength and endurance on Friday, Jan. 13, 2024, at the Hilton in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Kristen Roberts | Staff

Britainy Beshear receives Community Leader Award at Coretta Scott King of Ivy Awards

Kristen Roberts, Staff Reporter January 16, 2024

First lady Britainy Beshear was honored with the Community Leader Award at the 19th annual Coretta Scott King of Ivy Awards on Jan. 13 in Lexington. The event hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.,...

People attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March for racial justice on Jan. 15, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

PHOTOS: Lexington citizens gather for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March

Matthew Mueller, Photojournalist January 15, 2024

People attend the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom March for racial justice on Jan. 15, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Snow fills campus on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

What to expect on campus as temperatures drop in Lexington

Casey Sebastiano, Assistant News Editor January 14, 2024

The University of Kentucky informed the campus community of the possibility of altered class days and how to prepare for cold temperatures as a result of winter storm “Heather” through a series of...

Firefighters and hospital staff gather outside Good Samaritan Hospital after a fire alarm was set off on Thursday, January 11, 2023, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Kentucky Kernel

Good Samaritan Hospital evacuated, Lexington Fire Department on scene

Alexis Baker, News Editor January 11, 2024

The ground floor of UK Good Samaritan Hospital was evacuated this afternoon after an incident with an electrical panel and transformer, according to Ashley Montgomery-Yates, a member of the hospital’s...

Attendees get in line for food during an event celebrating a living Palestine on Friday, Dec. 15, 2023, in the Gatton Student Center, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

PHOTOS: Community members gather during the ‘Celebration of a Living Palestine’

Abbey Cutrer, Managing Editor December 16, 2023

The University of Kentucky's Muslim Student Association presented 'A journey for the soul: Celebrating a living Palestine', an event including the showcasing of art, sharing a meal, watching performances...

BROADCAST: LeAndre Hayes

Bryce Towle, TikTok Manager December 13, 2023

LeAndre Hayes, a man deeply ingrained in the fabric of the Lexington skateboarding scene, not only thrives as a professional skateboarder but also wears the hats of a successful business owner, a committed...

Fans cheer for Weezer on Saturday, June 3, 2023, during the Railbird music festival at the Red Mile infield in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Railbird announces 2024 lineup, how to secure presale tickets

Alexis Baker, News Editor December 5, 2023

The annual Railbird Music Festival released its lineup for the 2024 festival this morning, according to various social media platforms. The two-day festival showcases the headliners Noah Kahan, Turnpike...

BROADCAST: Pro-Palestinian Protest at Kentucky State Capitol

Laurel Swanz, Assistant News/Features Editor November 16, 2023

Pro-Palestinians protested at the Kentucky State Capitol on Election Day, calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Reporter Laurel Swanz has the rest of the story here.

BROADCAST: Lexington Halloween Festival and Thriller Parade

Bryce Towle, TikTok Manager November 8, 2023

The annual Halloween Festival and Thriller Parade took place on Sunday, Nov. 5 due to weather conditions on the original date, but that had little effect on the turnout. See what attendees had to say about...

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