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Kentucky Kernel

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

A Kernelite immortalized: Jonathan Krueger’s memory endures at UK

Corrie McCroskey April 7, 2022

To his family and friends, Jonathan Krueger was a true light; someone who “never knew a stranger,” was obsessed with Red Bull, craved adrenaline rushes and lived every day with a full and fierce heart.On...

Sean Wood poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Maria Rauh | Staff

Humans of UK: Sean Wood builds gaming community

Laurie Jonhatan February 3, 2022

Recently, UK’s new Cornerstone Exchange building brought a home to all gamers on campus. Esports, a club that welcomes both casual and competitive gamers, has seen incredible growth in past years —...

Former Kentucky football player Kash Daniel (left) and wide receiver Wan’dale Robinson (right) high five each other during the UK football Fan Day open practice on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Behind the face mask: Wan’Dale Robinson

Scott Clarke September 2, 2021

There are a lot of words to describe junior wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson. He’s lightning-quick on the field. He’s explosive; any time he’s got the ball in his hands, he’s a threat to score....

Miranda Phipps and her father after completing the Rough Trail 25k, organized by Next Opportunity Events.

How trail-running helped me ‘lose my mind and find my soul’

Miranda Phipps March 27, 2020

I spent five months of 2018 in treatment for an eating disorder. Now, almost two years to the date of when I left to go to treatment, I will be running my first ultramarathon. I could never have imagined...

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Quinn XCII will be on campus Saturday. Here’s how SAB got him to come.

Hayley Burris November 14, 2019

After months of researching and planning, the Student Activities Board was able to bring Quinn XCII to University of Kentucky’s campus this coming weekend for an affordable concert for students.  Sophomore...

UK Junior Sarah Claustro and UKPD Chief Joe Monroe pose during this years Coffee with a Cop event in the Starbucks inside Gatton Student Center.

UKPD puts ‘best foot forward’ with annual Coffee with a Cop event

Emily Girard November 14, 2019

The UK Police Department hosted its annual Coffee with a Cop event this Wednesday, where it invited UK students and community members to visit with officers and contribute feedback.The event, which took...

UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and UK volleyball head coach Craig Skinner present outside hitter Leah Edmond with an honorary match ball commemorating her record-breaking 1,738th kill on Wednesday, October 23 in Memorial Coliseum before the LSU game. | Photo by Jordan Prather 

No. 16 UK volleyball sweeps LSU, improves to 7-1 in SEC play

Chandler Wilcox October 23, 2019

The Kentucky volleyball team swept LSU Wednesday night (25-17, 25-13, and 25-21) in Memorial Coliseum to improve to 14-5 on the season and 7-1 in SEC play. The sweep was the third in a row for Kentucky...

Kentucky players pose for photos during football media day on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kernel Sports Staff predictions for the 2019 football season

What will the Cats’ final 2019 record be?Erika: 7-5. I realize I also made that same exact prediction last year and was embarrassingly wrong, so here’s to hoping this doesn’t bite me in the butt...

SABs annual carnival mimics other fairs with the added bonus of free food and rides. Photo by Savanna Stevie

A ride and cotton candy filled SAB carnival exceeds expectations

Savanna Stevie April 15, 2019

It is the final stretch of the semester and finals are quickly creeping upon students at the University of Kentucky, which means they are in need of a break from studying. What better kind of break than...

Mikayla Mitchell holds her son Judah in her apartment in Lexington, Kentucky, on Feb. 15, 2019.

Babies and Backpacks: How some students at UK manage student life and parenthood

When you add daycare, dirty diapers and pumping to the demands of college social circles and party life, internships and extracurricular activities, it’s hard to imagine the balance required to succeed...

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Billie Eilish album review: WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?

Autumn Miller April 3, 2019

I got into Billie Eilish fairly recently, but I kind of didn’t understand the hype surrounding her and her music at first. I knew a lot of other people liked her music, but I was almost avoiding listening...

Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans chases after Wofford sophomore guard Storm Murphy during the game against Wofford in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky defense locks down Wofford sharp-shooter in second round win

March 23, 2019

Thursday, March 21: Wofford’s Fletcher Magee goes 7-of-12 from the three-point line against Seton Hall and breaks the all-time record for career three-pointers in NCAA Division 1 history.Saturday, March...

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