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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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Students hope for debt relief as government wavers on amount

Haley Simpkins February 22, 2021

Student debt forgiveness has been a major topic of conversation during the start of the Biden presidency, and students at UK are joining the discussion.According to the annual Federal Student Loan Portfolio,...

Students sit in front of a masked wildcat statue on the Social Staircase in the Gatton Student Center during the first day of classes for the fall 2020 semester on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK students voice reactions to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Lauren Campbell November 13, 2020

Pfizer announced last Monday their COVID-19 vaccine trials proved their vaccine was more than 90% effective. Pfizer is in the process of producing the vaccine so they can begin distributing it as soon...

Biden/Harris supporters celebrate the results of the presidential election, cheering and dancing as passing cars honked in solidarity on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo by Natalie Parks.

Following Biden’s victory, ‘overjoyed’ supporters celebrate in downtown Lexington

Natalie Parks November 8, 2020

In New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, thousands of Americans took the streets to celebrate Joe Biden's victory in the Presidential election, an outcome announced the morning of Saturday, Nov. 7.In Lexington,...

The Kentucky softball team cheers with the crowd after the game against Marshall on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 16-15. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

BREAKING: NCAA to give D-I spring sport athletes eligibility relief; bans in-person recruiting

Kernel Sports Staff March 13, 2020

The NCAA plans to give Division One spring sport athletes eligibility relief in light of the cancellation of all winter and spring sport championships, according to Jeff Goodman of the Stadium. Goodman...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari praises his team during the game against Texas A&M on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 84-75. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Coach Cal asks UK fans to donate funds for Lexington’s federal workers

Kernel News Staff January 21, 2019

John Calipari, UK's head basketball coach, is asking fans to donate funds to his family foundation which will direct those funds towards relief for furloughed federal workers affected by the ongoing government...

Sophomore Maddie Bland donated blood at the Singletary Center for the Arts at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

UK hosts blood drive, donates to disaster relief

Kayla Coco August 29, 2017

Bringing relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey’s rainy terror does not have to involve heroic feats worthy of an action film.Starting on Monday, UK’s campus is hosting a blood drive through the...

Tennessee colleges offer wildfire relief for Gatlinburg victims

Madison Rexroat December 2, 2016

Recent wildfires around Gatlinburg, Tenn. have killed seven people and damaged several homes and businesses in the area.Local colleges, with many students who have fond memories of Gatlinburg, are helping...

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