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Tai Brown poses for a portrait. Photo provided by UK Athletics.

Humans of UK: Tai Brown runs to win

Justin Conti March 10, 2022

Every young athlete dreams of making it to the biggest stage to perform at the highest level. For Kentucky track star Tai Brown, his eyes were set on the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.Since Brown was five...

New variants evolved in U.S. raise concerns

Rachel Crick March 11, 2021

As vaccination efforts ramp up across the United States, reports of two new COVID-19 variants have emerged. These variants, first identified by researchers in California and New York, are raising concerns...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley motions to the crowd during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

QUICKer than imagined: Immanuel Quickley headed to New York

Braden Ramsey November 18, 2020

Immanuel Quickley has been selected with the 25th pick of the 2020 NBA Draft.Technically a slot of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Quickley will instead be headed elsewhere. Reports from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski...

NYC street

A UK student’s experience of the COVID-19 outbreak in NYC

Jade Grisham March 31, 2020

 Ah, 2020 – little did we know what the year would hold for us.On January 6, 2020, I moved to the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City for a semester internship with MSNBC/NBC News. I was ecstatic...

Kentucky sophomore forward PJ Washington and freshman guards Tyler Herro and Keldon Johnson are interviewed following the game against Tennessee on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Tennessee 86-69. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Washington, Herro, Johnson selected in NBA Draft

Mohammad Ahmad June 20, 2019

Former UK men's basketball standouts P.J Washington, Tyler Herro and Keldon Johnson were selected during the 2019 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday night. Washington kicked...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari kisses his son, freshman guard Brad Calipari, during the game against Buffalo in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Kentucky defeated Buffalo 95-75. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kernel Keep Up: UK hockey, burning couches, Sweet 16 and more

March 18, 2018

Spring break is over. Sorry.Weeks until finals: 6Here's all the news you need to know to tackle the week ahead:Must-reads this week:'Fraternity of brothers': Inside UK hockey's culture changeTake a peek...

UK students, faculty, and staff listened to photographer Dan Estabrook speak about his artwork as part of the Robert C. May photography lecture series on Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the Singletary Center for the Arts on UKs campus in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Photographer shares unique processes behind his photography as part of lecture series

Arden Barnes February 3, 2018

During a lecture at UK, a New York-based photographer shared his love for art and the “absurd.”About 200 people attended photographer Dan Estabrook’s lecture in the recital hall in the Singletary...

Attorney General Andy Beshear

Attorney general “strongly opposed” to net neutrality changes; could join multi-state lawsuit

Rick Childress December 15, 2017

Kentucky's attorney general will join suit against the FCC if net neutrality rollback continues as planned, the AG's office said in a Friday statement.Andy Beshear, Kentucky's attorney general, said he...

Dan Frigolettes comedy tour will make a stop at Als Bar in Lexington on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Dan Frigolette making a living from laughs

Olivia Jones February 21, 2017

New York native, Dan Frigolette, had no intention of hopping into comedy when he began studying journalism at Syracuse University. Radio, advertising and rhetorical communication was his focus until a...

Tim Eastons lone wolf adventures bring him through Lexington and The Burl on Feb. 14.

Traveling man Tim Easton heads to The Burl

February 6, 2017

For lone wolf troubadour Tim Easton, music has always been a part of his life. Easton grew up the youngest of seven children, many of whom played instruments themselves. All of them built their own music...

Andrea Modicas Best Friends exhibition will be at the UK Art Museum from Jan. 28 to April 30.

Andrea Modica transforming friendship into art

Becky Feigin January 24, 2017

Andrea Modica has become renowned around the world for her photography, using collections of still shots to tell a story, sometimes spanning years and cementing the claim that “a picture is worth one...

New York college students kidnapped, tortured

Madison Rexroat December 26, 2016

In December of 2015, two male students from the University of Rochester were lured to an off-campus house by a woman pretending to flirt with one of the men on Facebook. When they got there, however, they...

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