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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Norman Chan, a second-year psychology major, plays the piano in the Gatton Student Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

A day in the life of the UK student center piano

Katie Hall November 12, 2021

Another cloudy day on UK’s campus brings a slow trickle of students passing through the student center, where they’re greeted by classical music being played on the grand piano.Samuel Johnson, a senior...

Annalei Canter poses for a photo on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Humans of UK: Annalei Canter travels outside her comfort zone

Sophia Shoemaker September 30, 2021

Freshman fashion merchandising major Annalei Canter has lived in several states and countries throughout her life, and she is working to meet new people in her newest home at UK. Canter was born in Chongqing,...

Victor Avalos, a freshman computer science major, poses for a portrait on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Humans of UK: Victor Avalos searches for success

Julia Renz September 17, 2021

Freshman Victor Avalos takes every opportunity to enjoy time with people on campus and explore Lexington, but as he finds his place at UK, he still keeps his family in mind.Avalos, a first-generation student...

Tayvho Handstand

‘I have a name.’ Tayvis Akpan is more than ‘dancing guy’

Sarah Ladd March 6, 2019

You’ve seen him dancing— or, as he prefers to call it, “vibing”— around campus, but don’t call him “The Dancing Guy.”Tayvis Akpan prefers to be called by his self-appointed nickname “Tayvho”...

Ben Knight and the Welldiggers perform for a welcoming audience at The Burl.

Somerset music festival makes a stop in Lexington

Grant Noffsinger June 4, 2018

Going 25 years strong, the Master Musicians Festival, a staple of Somerset, Kentucky, decided to give Lexington a taste of their talent. The festival reached out to West 6th Brewing in Lexington to throw...

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