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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Students gather on University Avenue during a student celebration after Kentucky football defeated No. 10 Florida on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Changes coming to State Street

Audrey Simpson December 6, 2021

Katie Meek, a UK senior majoring in integrated strategic communication, has appreciated the culture of State Street for two years, but facing new construction and demolition, she now wonders what her street...

Governor announces $1 million drawing for vaccine recipients

Emily Girard June 7, 2021

Kentuckians who have received a COVID-19 vaccine can enter an incentive drawing to win either $1 million or a full college scholarship, Governor Andy Beshear announced Friday.The “Shot at a Million”...

Downtown Lexington cleared after police shutdown

Natalie Parks December 31, 2020

Lexington police say the downtown area is all clear after they shut down several streets to investigate a reported vehicle.At 10:25 p.m., the police department tweeted that the department's hazardous devices...

University of Kentucky students get tested for COVID-19 at a drive through testing site on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK announces mandatory testing for U Flats residents

Kernel staff November 19, 2020

An email sent to University Flats residents on Nov. 19 announced that all residents of the on-campus housing facility must be tested for COVID-19 by Monday, Nov. 22. According to UK spokesperson Jay Blanton,...

UK launches new COVID-19 dashboard, 10 days after last update

UK launches new COVID-19 dashboard, 10 days after last update

Natalie Parks September 2, 2020

UK has launched an updated COVID-19 dashboard that shares the results of UK’s testing through Phase II, over a week after Phase II began and 10 days since the existing dashboard was last updated. The...

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Letter from the editor: Personal Responsibility

Natalie Parks August 19, 2020

I want to say, first, that I don’t want to be here. I know that many students feel differently - that, whether for academic or social reasons, many of my peers not only want, but feel a need to be on...

Holmes Hall is one of many dorm-living options for students on the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Kaitlyn Gumm | Staff

Overbooking UK’s dorms leaves RAs and residents too close for comfort

Shawn Clancy September 4, 2019

As the second week of classes begins to wind down here in Lexington, University of Kentucky residents may find themselves finally starting to feel comfortable in their new home. Many have had their housing...

Newtown Crossing apartments located at 351 Foreman Ave in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jade Grisham | Staff

Police make arrest following shooting at Newtown Crossing apartments

Jacob Eads June 27, 2019

Lexington Police say they have made an arrest in connection to a shooting at the Newtown Crossing Apartment complex near UK’s campus yesterday.When police arrived to the scene of the shooting at the...

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We must condemn HB 387 at all costs

February 28, 2019

“They really want a government that operates in darkness.”That’s what Amye Bensenhaver, former assistant attorney general, said about House Bill 387 on Tuesday, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. I...

The Hub main office on Wednesday, January 8, 2019. The apartment complex will open fall of 2019 near north UK campus. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Near-campus apartments with ground floor grocery store to open next fall

January 15, 2019

If you’ve driven past north campus in the past semester, you might’ve been alarmed by the cranes and other heavy equipment methodically erecting the city’s newest off-campus student housing option.The...

Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Two 29-bedroom houses are on sale for just $1 each

Rick Childress December 5, 2018

For $1 a year, your student organization can pay the lease for one of the vacant fraternity houses on UK's campus. But to actually move in, you'll have to reliably be able to cough up a lot more than that.The...

Board of Trustees committee approves UK HealthCare venture with Surgical Care Affiliates

News Staff August 23, 2018

Central Kentucky residents will have greater access to same-day surgery after a UK Board of Trustees executive committee meeting.At a Thursday evening meeting of the Board of Trustee's executive committee,...

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