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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Chris Oats (22) celebrates with fans after the Belk Bowl football game between Kentucky and Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. UK won 37-30. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK Deputy Athletics Director previews 2021 Caturday experience

Barkley Truax August 31, 2021

UK’s Deputy Athletics Director Marc Hill joined the media on Zoom Tuesday afternoon to clear up some of the questions reporters and fans alike have had since the guidelines were released last week.According...

Gov. Andy Beshear announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Andy Beshear announces new COVID-19 restrictions

The top five days for positive cases in Kentucky during the entire COVID-19 pandemic have been recorded in the last week.Tuesday, Nov. 17 was the fourth highest day for positive cases in the state, with 2,753...

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Social mingling is the new drunk driving

Thomas Hart April 13, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, many of us are adjusting to the new social-distancing life. Even this far into the pandemic, though, some people are still not taking the situation seriously.Despite...

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Recent EPA regulatory rollbacks are not the correct response to COVID-19

Cameron Luker March 30, 2020

A brief review of court cases involving the legal distinctions of corporations will show a several-decades-long trend of corporations claiming that they are entitled to the same rights as people. This...

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Title IV attendance regulations a good thing but need improvement

Isabel Phillips February 19, 2019

A new federal regulation to Title IV, which required professors to report the attendance of their students between Sept. 6 and Sept. 12, took effect at the beginning of last semester. If the university...

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Bevin unjust for Kentucky Capitol restrictions

January 10, 2019

Notoriously known in Kentucky for his rapid, last-minute processes to pass bills with little-to-no notice, Gov. Matt Bevin is at it again with his latest outbreak– an emergency regulation limiting public...

President Eli Capilouto announced Monday, June 18, 2018 that the University of Kentucky had officially finalized changes to Administrative Regulation 6:2 (AR 6:2), formally known as the “Policy and Procedures for Addressing and Resolving Allegations of Sexual Assault, Stalking, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Exploitation. Evaluating disciplinary responses to alleged sexual assaults on campus gained attention following U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ reversal of the Obama administration’s “Dear Colleague letter” on sexual violence in September of 2017. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

UK administration overhauls disciplinary policies regarding sexual assault claims

Jacob Eads June 20, 2018

The UK community will now adhere to a new set of regulations outlining the disciplinary proceedings in cases of alleged sexual assault and similar incidents. President Eli Capilouto announced Monday in...

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