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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student Center Ballroom was filled with students celebrating the fourth annual Underground Formal.

Underground Formal hosts fourth year of ‘prom’ experience

Kamilah Williams March 2, 2019

The Student Activities Board, Underground Perspective, the MLK Center, the Office of LGBTQ* Resources and the Elite List gave students a chance to go back to prom as a college student. On March 1 from...

The fourth annual Underground Formal will be held on Friday, March 1, from 8 to 11 p.m.

Underground Formal offers students ‘a night off’ for 4th year

Hannah Moore February 28, 2019

Students can join the UK’s Student Activities Board, Underground Perspective, Martin Luther King Center, The Elite List and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources for a memorable night of dancing and socializing...

Students gathered in front of the Main Building on UK campus for the Trans Day of Remembrance vigil on Monday, November 20, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Connor Woods | Staff

Vigil honored transgender individuals who have lost their lives

Noah Oldham November 21, 2017

Members of the UK community gathered outside the Main Building Monday evening to observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance with a candlelight vigil.Attendees of the vigil were given electric candles upon...

Trans* Week of Awareness, hosted by the Office of LGBTQ* Resources, will take place from Nov. 13 to Nov. 20 at UK and around the nation.

Become more educated by attending Trans* Week of Awareness events

Bailey Vandiver November 13, 2017

Trans* Week of Awareness aims to bring awareness of the experiences of transgender individuals. The week is a national occasion that leads up to Transgender Day of Remembrance, which is always observed...

VIP Center and Office of LGBTQ* Resources holds memorial to remember Orlando victims

News Staff June 15, 2016

On Wednesday, UK's Violence Intervention and Prevention Center and Office of LGBTQ* Resources hosted a memorial to remember victims of the shooting in Orlando, Florida this past weekend. WKYT reported...

Mellisa Estebo, Contributing Columnist

The science behind sexual orientation

Mellisa Estebo January 19, 2016

This week’s listener question comes from a gentleman named Chris. He asked, “A few times now I’ve heard that sexuality exists on a spectrum. If that is indeed the case,  then how gay does a person...

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