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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UK’s Student Activities Board will offer student discounted tickets to Lizzo’s upcoming tour, coming to Rupp Arena in 2023. Photo courtesy of AB+DM

‘And that’s the sound’ … of UK students not paying full price for Lizzo tickets

Laurel Swanz, Reporter December 1, 2022

UK’s Student Activities Board (SAB) announced a collaboration with Rupp Arena to provide students with discounted “Lizzo: The Special 2our” tickets for next spring on Nov. 14. The concert will...

Students walk and wave flags during International Day on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

Big Blue Nation’s International Day celebrates cultural diversity at UK

Laurel Swanz, Reporter December 1, 2022

UK’s Student Activities Board (SAB) and International Center collaborated to host International Day at UK, an event dedicated to embracing the diversity of UK’s international student population, on...

A campus squirrel sits on a tree branch on Monday, April 6, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff file photo

Going nuts: UK’s Squirrel Watching Club is a place for all animal lovers

Olivia Walton, Reporter November 7, 2022

Fall is in the air at the University of Kentucky. The students know it, the leaves show it and the squirrels love it. The recent increase in squirrel activity has been great news for the Squirrel Watching...

Murder Mystery Party: UK students on the case

Murder Mystery Party: UK students on the case

Morgan Loy, Reporter November 4, 2022

The Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted a Murder Mystery Party on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The event took place in the Gatton Student Center ballroom and offered students a free show and dinner. The event...

Students get splashed with paint at the SAB Paint Blue event on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

SAB makes a splash with Paint Blue event

Samuel Colmar, Reporter October 7, 2022

The Student Activities Board’s (SAB) annual “Paint Blue” event was held across from Memorial Coliseum Thursday night, Sept. 29. It featured free T-shirts and Kona Ice, as well as the opportunity...

Kentucky Students at UK CSA Wildcat Market on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022, at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Morgan Simmons | Staff

Wildcat Market promotes clean eating and sense of community on campus

Laurel Swanz, Reporter September 19, 2022

Years of parental pestering to “eat more vegetables” paid off when nearly 600 students lined up around the former University Motor Pool for UK’s first ever Wildcat Market on Sept. 14. UK’s Student...

Jason Derulo, live(streamed) in concert

Brooklyn Kelley February 6, 2021

Students not watching the UK's men's basketball team take on the University of Tennessee had another option for entertainment Saturday night - a virtual concert performed by Jason Derulo.The performance,...

‘Precautionary, but inviting and fun’: SAB events adapt to social distancing

Haley Simpkins September 4, 2020

The Student Activities Board hosts some of the most popular events on UK’s campus. This year is no different, even with social distancing guidelines in place.“[SAB is] working closely with the Emergency...

Rainn Wilson speaks to UK Professor Kody Frey about his time on The Office.

“The Office” actor Rainn Wilson talks to UK students via Zoom

Lauren Campbell May 2, 2020

Actor and comedian Rainn Wilson spoke to UK students via Zoom on May 1st as part of the Student Activities Board’s SpeakBlue Distinguished Speaker Series. Wilson is SAB’s first virtual SpeakBlue speaker.Due...

Senior UK marketing and communications major Evie Lawson celebrates after beating YouTuber David Dobrik in Rock Paper Scissors for Dobrik to donate $10,000 to DanceBlue during the Student Activities Board David Dobrik YouTubeU event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the the Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

YouTuber David Dobrik pledges $10,000 to DanceBlue

Kamilah Williams March 5, 2020

From Vine to YouTube, David Dobrik has grown into a social media sensation. Last night, the viral internet star pledged $10,000 to DanceBlue during his visit to the University of Kentucky.The content creator...

UK students pick up their stuffing and animal toys at SABs annual Stuff-a-Plush event on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in the White Hall classroom building. Photo by Gillian Stawiszynski.

SAB’s Stuff-a-Plush makes for welcome break for UK students

Gillian Stawiszynski March 2, 2020

The Student Activities Board held the perfect event for midterm de-stressing last week.On Thursday, Feb 27, SAB once again hosted their highly enjoyed Stuff-a-Plush event inside the White Hall Classroom...

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Youtuber David Dobrik to visit campus, tickets still on sale

Emily Laytham February 25, 2020

After a busy first day of sales, SAB is re-opening ticket sales Tuesday morning for the Youtube U event starring David Dobrik.Students with valid UK IDs can purchase tickets at the Singletary Center box...

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