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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats guard CJ Fredrick (1) dribbles the ball up the court during the Kentucky vs. No. 5 Tennessee mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 63-56. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

CJ Fredrick and Adou Thiero reflect on Tennessee win

Parker Scott, Reporter January 16, 2023

Kentucky men’s basketball players CJ Fredrick and Adou Thiero reflected on Saturday’s win over No. 5 Tennessee and their mindsets going forward on Monday. Fredrick scored three of the team’s five...

Naomi Osaka: Self-care vs. Journalism

Hunter Shelton June 3, 2021

Professional tennis player Naomi Osaka shone a light on a potentially glaring issue in the sports journalism world this week in Paris.Osaka, 23, announced on Monday via social media that she withdrew from...

Beshear preps for vaccine announcement during update on slowing numbers

Beshear preps for vaccine announcement during update on slowing numbers

Seth Martin January 12, 2021

As COVID-19 cases begin to plateau after holiday gatherings, vaccine rollout has given hope to many - and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear suggested a significant update in that area this week.“We are having...

Virginia Moore, director of the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, waits for Gov. Andy Beshear to begin his remarks so that she can interpret them to the audience during his address to Kentuckians on Sept. 10, 2020. 

Virginia Moore, ASL interpreter, speaks to UK students

Haley Simpkins October 1, 2020

You might have seen her on television, or scattered across your social media feed; maybe you saw her bobblehead, or you heard her mentioned on “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver.She’s Virginia...

Kentucky cheerleaders entertain the crowd during a timeout during the game against Georgia on Sunday, December 31, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 66 to 61. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Lexington Center, Rupp Arena enters new naming rights deal

Rick Childress January 16, 2020

Rupp Arena—the home of UK's men's basketball team—will have a slight name change. The facility, which is currently undergoing a major, nearly $275 million renovation, will now be known as Rupp Arena...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis talks to the media at a press conference on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Kentucky will take on Auburn in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament on Sunday, March 31. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK set to face SEC rival Auburn in Elite 8

March 30, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats have defeated Auburn twice already this year—will the third time be a charm when it counts the most in the teams’ Elite 8 matchup? The first time the two teams played was back...

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Season 3, Episode 9: Is UK football bad again?

November 13, 2018

We're in a new studio! Along with our increased sound quality for you to listen to our lovely voices even clearer, in this episode you get Benny Snell calling out his teammates, a moment of reverence for...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops watches as his players warm up prior to the game against Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray 48-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Mark Stoops Q&A: Oct. 22 Kentucky football press conference

October 22, 2018

Opening statement: “Sorry to keep you guys waiting a little bit here today, I wanted to send somebody else.“Again, just like I said after the game, proud of our team for finding a way to win. Really...

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