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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A screenshot of the University of Kentuckys Twitter post from Tuesday, March 1, 2022, expressing its stance of solidarity with Ukraine.

UK releases statement in support of Ukraine

Kendall Staton March 1, 2022

UK’s Public Relations and Marketing department shared university president Eli Capilouto’s statement on the school’s stance of solidarity with those impacted by violence in Ukraine.In the statement,...


Yak is back!

Lindsey Jones November 12, 2021

University of Kentucky students were quick to take advantage of the re-release of the beloved iOS social media platform Yik Yak. The app, originally released in 2013 by CEO Tyler Droll, allows people...

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Modern childhood is in ruins. What’s to blame?

Erin Oliver November 6, 2019

American author Neil Postman once said, “If parents wish to preserve childhood for their own children, they must conceive of parenting as an act of rebellion against culture.” I believe he was right.This...

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The rise of online misinformation and how we can fight it

Haley Blackburn September 30, 2019

Everyone has come across a Facebook post or Twitter thread which seems so outlandish that no one in the world could possibly believe it.  Despite this, someone on the worldwide web believed the article,...

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Remember that weird tweet you made 5 years ago? Yeah, so do we.

Autumn Miller March 20, 2019

Whenever you’re posting online, you probably don’t think about who will see it in the future; you post it thinking only your friends and family will look at it. That's the case for the most part, but...

Steps to connect with eduroam. 

UK IT Services addresses campus Wi-Fi issues as more users join network

August 23, 2018

UK employees and students may have noticed some difficultly connecting to Wi-Fi on Thursday.According to UK Information Technology Services, an influx of people using devices on campus caused the connectivity...

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