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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Graduating senior cheerleader and Wildcat mascot Ross Boggess poses for a photo in Memorial Coliseum on UKs campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Unmasking the Wildcat: Ross Boggess’s ‘rewarding’ experience

Bailey Vandiver May 2, 2019

The Wildcat walked off the field at the football stadium, the surrounding stands empty. Inside the suit was Ross Boggess, and he was about to take it off for the last time.It wasn’t a football game...

Presidential candidate Ross Boggess and vice-presidential candidate Sydney Otten pose behind the Grehan Journalism Building on Feb. 13, 2018. Photo by Rick Childress

Boggess and Otten promise to push for student success, wellness and parking

Rick Childress February 19, 2018

Better parking, an outdoor living space, a grand council and a zero-tolerance sexual assault policy are what candidates Ross Boggess and Sydney Otten say will make for a better UK.Otten, the vice presidential...

Student Government Association candidates Ross Boggess (left), a community leadership and development sophomore running for vice president, and Fletcher Lyon (right), a political science junior running for president, pose for a photo near William T. Young Library at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday February 26, 2017. The election begins March 1 and ends the following day. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

Lyon, Boggess promise to serve students in SGA

Lee Mengistu February 26, 2017

Political science junior Fletcher Lyon said he strives “to be a servant leader,” and for him that means giving the people what they want. “I want to make sure that what people want is always given...

The Wildcat and cheerleaders pump up the crowd before Vanderbilts final play during UKs homecoming game at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, October 8, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky beat Vanderbilt 20 to 13. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

UK mascots trek to Sin City

Emily Scott October 26, 2016

As the Cats prepare for another basketball season, the excitement from students and other fans alike is just beginning. But what would the UK basketball season be without the beloved Wildcat mascot? The...

Download the LiveSafe app to access Wildcab on campus. 

SGA refines free taxi service

McKenna Horsley August 31, 2016

For students who are stuck in an unfamiliar place, getting a safe ride home is as easy as opening an app on your phone.Kentucky Wildcab is a Student Government Association program that students can use...

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