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Kentucky Kernel

People study at Chocolate Holler coffee shop on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

College students and coffee shops

Kennedy Parks March 31, 2022

Coffee shops are the perfect match for the sleep deprived college kid. There’s something special about grabbing a seat in your favorite coffee shop with your unique drink order in hand. The low music...

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Beach, you kill my vibe: Why the shell it’s overhyped

Morgan Luster March 10, 2022

As spring break approaches, the beach dominates as the most popular hotspot for students to take time to unwind from their daily studies. While it’s an ideal place to de-stress, taking a trip to the...

Past and current members of the Kentucky Kernel staff pose with awards won at the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention on Friday, Jan. 21, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by David Stephenson

Kentucky Kernel attends Kentucky Press Association conference, named best collegiate newspaper in Kentucky

Sophia Shoemaker January 27, 2022

The Kentucky Kernel staff attended the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention last Friday. The staff took home multiple individual awards and first place in the General Excellence category for...

Simidele Adeagbo competes in a jumping event as an athlete at the University of Kentucky. Photo provided by Adeagbo. 

Leaders, risk-takers, activists: UK’s women alumnae model rich lives of service and courage

Sarah Michels April 2, 2021

What do an Olympian skeleton racer, feminist activist, former United Nations ambassador, award-winning historian of medicine and Kentucky State Treasurer have in common? They are all women alumnae of the...

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Kernel staff wins General Excellence award from KPA for third year running

Kernel staff February 5, 2021

For the third year in a row, the Kentucky Kernel has taken home the top honor for collegiate papers in the state of Kentucky - the General Excellence award presented by the Kentucky Press Association."These...

Kernel, KRNL win national and international awards

Emily Girard October 31, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel and KRNL won 17 Pacemaker awards, the Associated Collegiate Press announced Oct. 22. The awards are given to student newspapers and magazines that display excellent writing, storytelling...

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A temporary home can still be a home

Ryder Noah From March 4, 2020

I love hearing the different ways U.S. or world history professors try to explain the baby boomer generation. They always say some variation of veterans being “excited” or “very happy” to see their...

Kernel staffers, advisers and alumni pose with their awards after the 151st Kentucky Press Association awards banquet on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in the Hilton Inn in downtown Lexington, Ky. Photo by Kakie Urch.

Kernel staff win General Excellence, individual awards at KPA convention

Kernel Staff January 24, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel staff added to their award-winning history Friday night, receiving multiple awards at the 151st annual convention of the Kentucky Press Association.The Kernel staff received the top...

Hayley Leach, president of Leading Women of Tomorrow, presents a promotional poster for her organization.

Leading Women of Tomorrow talks policy with UK students

Luke Peddicord March 8, 2019

The month of March is an important month to celebrate. Not just because of March Madness-- because it’s Women’s History Month. Joining the charge for advocating women, Leading Women of Tomorrow is...

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Tai Wynyard to be granted full release from UK

Kernel Sports Staff April 2, 2018

As the 2018-2019 roster for the UK men’s basketball team continues to be shaped, it will be without Tai Wynyard as the sophomore from New Zealand will be granted a full release from UK, allowing him...

Freshman Mollie Korth performs on the beam during the meet against Alabama on February 10, 2017. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK gymnastics falls short of NCAA Championships berth

Chris Leach April 2, 2017

UK gymnastics was looking to qualify for the NCAA National Championships as a team for the first time ever, but fell just short at the NCAA Seattle Regional competition on April 1.The Cats took third place...

Men’s golf notches 11th place finish in Bulls Bay Intercollegiate

Paul Clancy April 5, 2016

[email protected] the postseason looming, the UK men’s golf team showed it had some room for improvements after an 11th place finish in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate tournament.The 31st...

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