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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UKs 100-acre Arboretum was founded in 1991 as a partnership between the City of Lexington and UK, both of which are included in the founding members. 

Spots around Lexington for a mini spring break

Brooklyn Kelley March 24, 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the nation, many people are stuck wondering what to do. With the weather getting nicer and the lack of companionship getting increasingly burdensome, many UK students...

University of Kentucky students dance with light up sticks during rave hour at DanceBlue on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. DanceBlue is a philanthropic event where students dance for 24 hours straight to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

This week kicks off DanceBlue ‘Blitz Week’

Hailey Peters September 23, 2019

DanceBlue's Fall Blitz Week is in action on UK's campus.Blitz Week is the final week for team registration for DanceBlue, the 24-hour dance marathon that UK puts on every spring in order to fundraise money...

A student speeds by on a bicycle during class change on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

New bike repair stations cycle their way onto campus

Emily Laytham September 4, 2019

UK cyclists angling for a tune-up, look no further than your own campus.New-and-improved bike repair stations – outfitted with several retractable tools for cyclists in dire straits – have been installed...

Ansley McElroy, founder of the Backpacking Club, enjoys the rewarding view after a hike.

UK backpacking club builds bonds through unexpected adventures

Emily Baehner November 9, 2018

Lack of running water and cellphone service doesn’t often bring people together, but for members of the University of Kentucky’s Backpacking Club, that’s sometimes just how they like it.“Seriously,...

Terry Wilson waits for the snap during the game against South Carolina on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Oct. 29

October 29, 2018

QB1  Terry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205)2  Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) 3  Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RB1  Benny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)2  A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) 3  Sihiem King (Sr., 5-9, 172)WR...

Wildcab on March 9, 2018. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Provided by UK Photo

UK’s Wildcab offers free rides catered to students with disabilities

Anne Bennett September 28, 2018

UK students with disabilities now have an on-campus ride service just like Uber, if not better.UK’s Wildcab program is known for giving free, late-night rides to all UK students. But what many don’t...

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