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A tow truck pulls out a car that crashed into the front lawn of Maxwell Place, where President Eli Capilouto lives, on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Vehicle crashes into UK president’s lawn on Rose Street

Adah Hufana, Reporter December 4, 2023

A vehicle crashed into a wall on the corner of Rose Street and Columbia Avenue on Monday, Dec. 4. A 29-year-old man suffered a medical emergency while driving on Columbia Avenue toward Rose Street...

Students walk to class on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, at Alumni Commons in Lexington, KY. Photo by Matthew Mueller | Staff

Construction on Alumni Commons continues after 10 months

Ale Scrivner, Reporter August 30, 2023

Alumni Commons, a $9 million developmental project located between Columbia Ave. and Huguelet Dr. at the University of Kentucky, is still not complete since construction began in September of last year. The...

Man arrested on campus for trespassing

Man arrested on campus for trespassing

Laurel Swanz, Staff Reporter April 26, 2023

A man was arrested by UKPD on Tuesday, April 25 outside the Thomas Hunt Morgan Science building along Rose Street.  Timothy Dodson, 33, was previously ordered to not be on campus by UKPD, according...

Fencing blocks off an area under construction near White Hall Classroom Building on Monday, March 6, 2023, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

Construction should be used to better learning environments, not appearances for more money

Gracie Moore, Reporter March 15, 2023

There hasn't been a single day without construction since I first stepped foot on UK’s campus.  I understand the desire to improve infrastructure and modernize the campus, but UK needs to choose...

Construction workers inspect a gas leak at a construction site alone Rose Street in front of the Chemistry-Physics Building on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Campus construction: The everyday struggle of a college student

Delaney McGuire, Reporter September 9, 2022

Within five minutes of stepping onto UK’s campus, you are most likely to be greeted by the sounds of heavy construction equipment and high-frequency power tools. Construction has become a daily occurrence...

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Reports: Man shot multiple times near UK campus on Rose Street

Kernel News Staff November 7, 2019

A man was shot multiple times near the UK’s campus early Thursday morning, according to multiple media reports.The shooting occurred around 6 a.m. on Rose Street, near East Maxwell Street, according...

A yearbook photo of Leon Frankel, a UK graduate and engineering professor, whose early 20th century yearbook entries references the Theta Nu Epsilon fraternity. Photo provided by Terry Birdwhistell.

Bed sheet signals secret society’s presence on UK campus

Rick Childress January 28, 2019

An ominous bed sheet, hung from a UK parking garage, heralded the possible existence of a century-old secret society.A large painted sheet, which hung from the Rose Street parking garage on the morning...

This map shows the nearly 250 acres that the city of Lexington would receive if the proposed land swap between it and UK is approved. UK would receive several streets and alleys near campus. 

UK Board of Trustees approves land swap with city; proposal now awaits city’s approval

Bailey Vandiver December 12, 2017

The UK Board of Trustees approved the proposed land swap between UK and the city of Lexington during Tuesday's board meeting.The state has already approved the proposal, UK Executive Vice President for...

This map shows the nearly 250 acres that the city of Lexington would receive if the proposed land swap between it and UK is approved. UK would receive several streets and alleys near campus. 

UK and Lexington in negotiations for land swap

November 7, 2017

UK will transfer approximately 250 acres to the city of Lexington in return for the title of several campus streets and alleys, if the proposal goes through. UK spokesperson Jay Blanton said this "potential,...

A No Drop-Off or Pick-Up Traffic sign rests on Rose Street near Chem Phys on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. 

Survey positive step forward

By the Editorial Board September 11, 2016

The survey UK Parking and Transportation conducted to reduce traffic problems on Rose Street was indicative of the unhappiness employees and students feel about campus accessibility. When students wake...

Bikers ride on Rose Street on campus in Lexington, Ky., on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Photo by Tessa Lighty |Staff

No more drop-offs before class on Rose Street

Paidin Dermody September 11, 2016

Traffic on Rose Street near Columbia Avenue is being blocked for non-authorized vehicles in an effort to enhance pedestrian safety in the highly congested area. A UK police officer and parking attendants...

Coffea, located on the corner of Rose Street and Avenue of Champions, will reopen on Wednesday, June 22. 

Coffea to go out of business, employees remember past and look forward

McKenna Horsley June 10, 2016

A place for UK students to study, get coffee and meet up with friends announced Thursday its doors are closing.Coffea, located on the corner of Rose Street and Avenue of Champions, said in a Facebook post...

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