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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Souls in the Sky 2

Souls in the sky

Makenzie Dixon December 13, 2020

There are people who claim they are not afraid to die, but when they find themselves facing death, their opinions might change. Kentucky orthodontist, Dr. Jay Parekh, has been in near-deadly situations...

University of Kentucky students dance with light up sticks during rave hour at DanceBlue on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. DanceBlue is a philanthropic event where students dance for 24 hours straight to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

This week kicks off DanceBlue ‘Blitz Week’

Hailey Peters September 23, 2019

DanceBlue's Fall Blitz Week is in action on UK's campus.Blitz Week is the final week for team registration for DanceBlue, the 24-hour dance marathon that UK puts on every spring in order to fundraise money...

Women attending the All About the Boobs event hosted by the Iota Sigma chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha participate in a BINGO competition. 

‘All About the Boobs’: Alpha Kappa Alpha brings breast cancer awareness

Hailey Peters October 23, 2018

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among African American women, and the Iota Sigma chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sought to bring awareness to their sisters in hopes that the numbers...

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National Breast Cancer Awareness month is relevant for college students

By the Editorial Board October 15, 2018

College students hear the “c” word-- cancer-- and though we’re terrified of it, we generally don’t think that we as young people are in any danger of it.There’s a certain facade of invincibility...

Head Coach Mark Stoops watches his players on the field during Kentucky Footballs Blue-White Spring Game on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Paschal diagnosed with malignant melanoma

August 3, 2018

As Mark Stoops walked slowly up to the podium he had sat at so many times, for so many press conferences, the news announcement he was planning to make made his steps heavier and slower.As he sat down...

A participant participates in the bareback riding event during the 5th annual Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo at Alltech Arena on Saturday, April 7, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Cowboy Up for a Cure was created in 2013 to raise money and awareness for various types of pediatric cancer. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo, UK students take a stand against pediatric cancer

Rafael Silva April 8, 2018

The greater UK community, alongside 200 entrants, "cowboyed up" for the fifth time to take a stand against pediatric cancer.The 2018 annual Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo was held Saturday, April 7, at the...

UK first year pharmacy student Lexi Baskin’s car was covered with signs condemning her for parking in a handicapped parking spot on UK’s campus on Oct. 26, 2017. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

You don’t know me: UK student undergoing cancer treatment speaks out about not judging by appearances

Bailey Vandiver November 10, 2017

One member of the College of Pharmacy class of 2021 may have looked like the rest of her classmates when they all put on their white coats for the first time, but she had struggles that no one could see.Not...

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