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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Debris from damaged homes is scattered throughout a neighborhood following a tornado on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, on Creekwood Avenue in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

The worst tornado in Kentucky history, told through one Bowling Green neighborhood’s survival stories

Sarah Michels December 11, 2021

Jessica Mann wasn’t scared when the freight train of a tornado arrived at her window. She didn’t have time. It was only hours after the storm, relatively safe on her neighbor’s couch, water bottle...

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Feel like there’s not enough time to get everything done? Try putting down the phone.

Sarah Halsey December 2, 2019

I think we can all agree that we spend way too much time on our phones, especially on social media. However, most of us are too busy to be spending as much time on our phones as we do.While many college...

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In defense of handwritten letters

Gillian Stawiszynski September 30, 2019

Picture this. You’re in Willy T, studying your night away, and all you can think about is the exam you have at the end of the week. You lose focus, suddenly remembering the time your best friend bought...

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ITS announces internet, phone outages across north campus

Jacob Eads April 3, 2019

A valve failure at the Patterson Office Tower Wednesday morning has produced an IT service outage potentially affecting over 20 buildings on campus, according to an announcement from UK ITS. UK Information...

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Spring Cleaning: Let’s get rid of phone-free classrooms

October 4, 2018

Before you rush to harsh judgments and stereotypes, hear me out: Phones can be useful and, quite frankly, they’re going to be part of our future. So let’s get used to the idea of phones in college...

Dr. Jennifer Cramer and Dr. Kevin McGowan, the two lead researchers for the Wildcat Voices study, discussing research findings. Photo provided by the UK Linguistics Department

From hills to hollers: UK researchers want to hear every Kentucky accent

Emily Laytham October 2, 2018

Two professors in the UK Linguistics Department are undertaking an expansive project to hear from all students on campus— literally.The ongoing study, known as “Wildcat Voices,” is a joint effort...

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Advice from a senior: Get ready for midterms now

Kellsie Kennedy October 1, 2018

It seems like we just barely started the semester, but take it from a senior: Now is the best time to start studying for midterms. One of the most important things I have learned in college is to not...

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