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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UK student government Elections Commissioner Jacob Keeton speaks to perspective candidates in the Senate Chamber at the Gatton Student Center Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

UK Student Government Association opens applications for senator, student body president

Owen Chesemore, Reporter January 27, 2023

On Jan. 16, the Student Government Association (SGA) opened applications for the upcoming spring elections. Three days later, SGA conducted its first information session, hosted by Elections Commissioner...

Members of the Lexington community march in the MLK Freedom march on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

‘A better day.’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day Freedom March held in downtown Lexington

Alexis Baker, Reporter January 17, 2023

Members of the Lexington community rallied for the annual Freedom March to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday afternoon. This year’s march was the 50th anniversary of Lexington’s MLK Day...

The view of Studio Mel Designs mural for girlsgirlsgirls Burritos on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

‘It was just begging for a mural.’ Lexington’s girlsgirlsgirls Burritos gets a makeover

Morgan Loy, Reporter December 9, 2022

Local Lexington restaurant girlsgirlsgirls Burritos hosted a mural reveal party on Nov. 30. Sara Wood, an owner of girlsgirlsgirls, said she had been interested in finding an artist to paint the restaurant's...

LexArts HOP explores connections and artistry in Lexington

Nate Lucas, Reporter September 22, 2022

LexArt hosted its fifth bimonthly art HOP of 2022 on Sept. 16. The event hosted about 35 locations where hoppers are able to connect with local artists and view their work. Due to the size of participating...

Greyline Station is located at the corner of W Loudon Avenue and North Limestone Street in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Old space, new purpose for Lexington market

Callie Justice February 22, 2021

A historical building on the north side of Lexington recently received a face lift, becoming a neighborhood treasure. Greyline Station left its transportation routes in the past transforming into a marketplace...

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Sustainable vs. local food: finding the overlap

Kelly Walker October 28, 2019

My name is Kelly Walker and I’m a Natural Resources and Environmental Science undergraduate senior at UK with a focus in conservation and environmental education. Normally, I don’t take the time to...

A fan cheering on for her pick of the race to win on College Scholarship Day at Keeneland on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Lexington , Kentucky. Photo By Genna Melendez | Staff

Inaugural Railbird Festival coming to Lexington in August

Hailey Peters April 8, 2019

Music. Bourbon. Equine.These three trademarks are the foundations of the new Railbird Festival coming to Lexington this summer.“Railbird” is a horse racing term for people who go to the track often...

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Kentucky Castle brings community together for weekly market

Hailey Peters September 20, 2018

Locally grown and Kentucky proud are the two key descriptions of the products served at the Kentucky Castle’s weekly farmers’ market.Farmers’ markets are a commonality in this state, mostly due to...

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Indie rock band Future Thieves to play at local venue

Akhira Umar February 9, 2018

Lexington will soon be welcoming American indie rock band Future Thieves. The Nashville-based band has been on the rise ever since, touring the U.S. the very next year. Future Thieves has played at music...

The Strawberry Balsamic Sunday is offered as an option on Crank and Booms menu, which is one of the many stalls located in The Barn at Fritz Farm. The Barn is one of Kentuckys first food halls and shows many small restaurant concepts that are all dedicated to Kentucky traditions. Photos taken at The Barn media day on Friday, September 15, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Get your ice cream fix at The Summit

Rebecca Feigin November 22, 2017

Crank and Boom Ice Cream is one of eight local businesses to make up the food hall, The Barn, at The Summit. The Barn is full of local artisanal food options, which makes it stand out from typical mall...

Managing partner Zach Young and executive chef Bruce Dunseith of Louies Wine Dive and Chevy Chase Kitchen celebrated its first year open in its location in Chevy Chase this month. Photo by Mark C. Walsh | Staff

Louie’s Wine Dive is en route to break the curse of the Chevy Chase corner building

Amanda Bryant November 17, 2017

The curse of the Chevy Chase corner building at 854 E High St is soon to be broken with Louie’s Wine Dive celebrating its one year birthday at the location.The restaurant first opened its doors last...

Louis’ Flower Power Shop set to open third location at The Summit this month

Rebecca Feigin November 17, 2017

Flowers and plants bring fresh air and cheer to homes and gardens all year round, which is why Louis’ Flower Power Shop is opening its third satellite location after serving the Lexington community in...

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