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Kentucky Kernel

Past and current members of the Kentucky Kernel staff pose with awards won at the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention on Friday, Jan. 21, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by David Stephenson

Kentucky Kernel attends Kentucky Press Association conference, named best collegiate newspaper in Kentucky

Sophia Shoemaker January 27, 2022

The Kentucky Kernel staff attended the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention last Friday. The staff took home multiple individual awards and first place in the General Excellence category for...

A slide from the Kentucky Press Associations awards show for 2021, showing the results of Kernel finishes in the Best Sports Page category.

Kernel staff wins General Excellence award from KPA for third year running

Kernel staff February 5, 2021

For the third year in a row, the Kentucky Kernel has taken home the top honor for collegiate papers in the state of Kentucky - the General Excellence award presented by the Kentucky Press Association."These...

Scripps Howard State of the First Amendment Address attendees

Kentucky Kernel receives 2020 James Madison Award

Lauren Campbell November 12, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel was awarded the 2020 James Madison Award on Nov. 12, an award presented by the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky...

Kernel Opinion SIG

Letter from the editor: Personal Responsibility

Natalie Parks August 19, 2020

I want to say, first, that I don’t want to be here. I know that many students feel differently - that, whether for academic or social reasons, many of my peers not only want, but feel a need to be on...

Rick Childress.jpg

Letter from the editor: has-been editor writes goodbye

Rick Childress May 5, 2020

Like so many on the Kernel staff, my time in college revolved around the newspaper.Never-ending deadlines dictated much of my time, and I sought to give the rest of it to those unforgettable friendships...

Natalie Parks, left, and Rachael Courtney will be the 2020-2021 Kentucky Kernel and KRNL editors-in-chief, respectively. 

Parks chosen as next Kernel editor; Courtney as next KRNL editor

Sydney Momeyer March 17, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL have named their 2020-2021 editors.On March 6 the Kernel board named Natalie Parks the next Kernel editor-in-chief and Rachael Courtney the next KRNL editor-in-chief."I feel...

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