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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UKs Sigma Chi fraternity was suspended for a year after a university investigation found the chapter violated university policy. The fraternity house is located on the corner of Columbia and Pennsylvania Ave. on UKs campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UPDATE: Drug, alcohol, stolen property violations led to suspension of Sigma Chi

Rick Childress September 3, 2018

UK's Sigma Chi fraternity was suspended for violating the university's drug, alcohol and property policies, according to a letter released by UK on Tuesday which details the incidents that got the fraternity...


Views of an Active: Make the most of Spring Rush

Matt Hasty January 18, 2018

The first week of classes is done and the Spring semester is in full swing.It is an especially exciting time for fraternities and sororities because the first step of recruitment is around the corner:...

New sorority members await their bids during sorority bid day in Lexington, Ky. on Friday, August 21, 2015. Photo by Adam Pennavaria | Staff File Photo

Greeks fought it for years. Now administrators are moving forward with delayed rush. Will it help or hurt?

Rick Childress December 5, 2017

UK will be relying on sororities, whether they like it or not, to help boost retention rates.UK announced in October that next year’s Fall Sorority recruitment will begin during K-Week instead of a week...

Greek life: The missing piece of my puzzle

Matt Hasty October 10, 2017

When I transferred here from Jefferson Community and Technical College last fall, I felt like the new kid on the block. Even though campus is huge, I felt like an outsider. Of course you meet people in...

Hundreds of new and returning students gathered to kick-off K-Week at the Christian Student Fellowship Luau Party on August 19, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff

Rain fails to dampen K Week spirit

Emily Cole August 22, 2016

UK campus was bustling with new students, free events, and freshman activities this weekend, despite unexpected rainfall and continuing campus construction.UK’s K Week events are centered around acclimating...

Alpha Sigma Phi returns to UK

Marc Thomas January 16, 2016

One of the oldest fraternities in the country is coming back to UK decades after its closure.Alpha Sigma Phi plans to reactivate its Sigma Chapter during the Spring 2016 semester.The fraternity’s assistant...

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