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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Yard signs line a sidewalk outside White Hall Classroom Building on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Branding a university: The story of UK’s marketing materials

Emily Girard April 14, 2022

Whether they are promoting vaccine incentives, student events or the university to prospective students, promotional materials are omnipresent on UK’s campus. Designing, printing and distributing these...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) drives to the basket during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky vs. Tennessee in SEC Tournament Semifinals

Jack Weaver March 12, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on No. 2 seed Tennessee in the SEC Tournament Semifinals at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida at approximately 3:30 p.m. EST.The winner will advance to the SEC Tournament finals...

Kentucky will play Vanderbilt in the mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky takes on Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

Jack Weaver March 11, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on the Commodores Friday evening at Amalie Arena in Kentucky's first game of the tournament.No. 11 seed Vanderbilt defeated No. 6 seed Alabama 82-76 on Thursday to advance...

Kentucky Assistant Head Coach Vince Marrow watches the game from the sidelines during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Missouri football game on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 29-7. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Four-star cornerback Alex Afari chooses Kentucky

Barkley Truax May 7, 2021

The Kentucky football team added another 2022 four-star athlete to their program this morning, as Alex Afari committed to the Wildcats live on Kentucky Sports Radio.Afari, a 6-foot-2 195 pound cornerback...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Terrence Clarke (5) celebrates after making a three during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

The sports world reacts to the death of Terrence Clarke

Barkley Truax April 23, 2021

Former Kentucky men's basketball player was confirmed to have died in a car accident in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, April 22, 2021.Clarke's agent at Klutch Sports, the management agency that...

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...

Movement for Black Lives UKYs statement regarding the events of Tuesday afternoon. 

UK account, student organization clash on Twitter over reopening plans

Sarah Michels August 4, 2020

As the university concluded its second day of COVID-19 testing for returning students, UK's official Twitter account engaged in a Twitter exchange with a newly-formed group that caught the attention of...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans dribbles up the court during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky picks up Creighton grad transfer

Kernel Sports Staff April 10, 2020

While several athletes have announced their departure from the University of Kentucky, one has just made his commitment to the Cats.Creighton graduate transfer Davion Mintz announced on social media Friday...

Kentuckys mascot reads a Kentucky Kernel newspaper during South Carolinas introductions. University of Kentucky mens basketball team defeated University of South Carolina 76-48 at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

How to keep up with the Kernel for the rest of the semester

Kernel Staff March 24, 2020

The Kentucky Kernel, the University of Kentucky's award-winning, independent student newspaper will have to suspend its print edition for the remainder of the semester.The final print edition of the semester...

Kentucky graduate student forward Nate Sestina is swarmed in high fives by his teammates during the senior night ceremony before the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 81-73. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky athletes react to SEC, NCAA Tournament cancelations

Kernel Sports Staff March 12, 2020

The NCAA announced today that the Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring sport championships, have been canceled.This followed the cancelation of...

UK huddles up before the start of the game. University of Kentucky mens basketball team lost to Auburn 77-71 in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

NCAA cancels March Madness, all spring and winter championships

Kernel Sports Staff March 12, 2020

NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors have decided to cancel all men's and women's winter and spring championships due to concerns over COVID-19. In a statement, the NCAA said:"This decision...

Kentucky fans boo the referees after a foul call during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

SEC announces tournament cancelation

Kernel Sports Staff March 12, 2020

The Kernel is developing this story as updates are warranted. The Southeastern Conference has announced that the remainder of the SEC Tournament in Nashville has been canceled because due to COVID-19...

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