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Horses race during the first day of the Spring Meet on Friday, April 8, 2022, at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Bourbon and bread pudding: The Keeneland tradition continues

Sophia Shoemaker April 21, 2022

The Keeneland Spring Meet began this year on April 8. Now, a few weeks later, ticket sales are still up, bets are being placed and the Lexington tradition remains alive and well. The racecourse has been...

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Are music streaming services bad for artists?

Hayden Donaldson January 27, 2022

Streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music have taken over the music industry and drastically altered how musicians profit from their work, for better or for worse.Streaming services grant listeners...

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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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Five wonderful winter events for UK students

Isabel Phillips November 6, 2019

Although the cold weather and short days can make you want to stay inside all winter, some of the most fun activities take place over the next few months.With the holidays coming up, Lexington has many...

Audience member gets hype during SABs last fall concert. Music artist Jack Harlow performed at the University of Kentucky on November 12, 2018. Photo by Sukruthi Yerramreddy | Staff

Quinn XCII is coming to UK for SAB’s fall concert

Addison Lander November 5, 2019

The UK Student Activities Board announced that it would be hosting Quinn XCII for its 2019 fall concert.According to the Student Activities Board website, “Quinn XCII is a Detroit-based vocalist and...

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UK ‘hypocritical’ for only allowing alcohol in gameday suites

Chandler Wilcox September 12, 2019

In 2019, the SEC decided that individual schools can sell alcohol in their stadiums during games. This came after a long push from fans and similar action from other conferences. Some universities decided...

Phillips Market, located near campus, is a vender of Juul Pods, the flavoring component in Juuls. On Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Many Juul flavors will soon be leaving the shelves of local stores

Anna McAndrew November 15, 2018

It seems like everywhere you look there is someone on UK's campus with a Juul.Starting this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it will be suspending sales of most fruit flavored cartridge-based...

Members of Sigma Tau Delta welcomed students to take a chance on a mystery read.

It’s a match! Sigma Tau Delta hosts blind date with a book sale

Natalie Harrington October 2, 2018

The week of Sept. 24 to Sept. 28 celebrated Banned Books Week, and Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honors Society on campus, finished off its festivities with the kind of speed dating guaranteed to end in...

The parking lots were full of cars and tailgaters prior to the game against South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated South Carolina 24 to 10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK Transportation opens ticket sales for holiday shuttle service

October 1, 2018

UK Transportation announced in a press release Monday that ticket sales are now open for charter bus services that will operate over the Thanksgiving and winter academic breaks.UK's BreakShuttle, previously...

Alpha Phis Heart Throb week starts Monday, Feb. 12. All events will be at the Alpha Phi house on Columbia Ave. in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Alpha Phi soccer tourney scores big: Thousands raised for women’s heart health

Sydney Momeyer April 23, 2018

Soccer and support for women’s heart health were wrapped up in a one-day event this weekend.On Sunday, UK's Alpha Phi sorority chapter hosted its annual Alpha Phifa tournament. The tournament was played...

The 2018 Color Me Spring Fashion Show and Silent Auction in the E.S. Good Barn raised money for the Mechandizing Apparel and Textile (M.A.T.) Club and the Hospitality Management Association in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

Color Me Spring fashion show brings the world to campus with “Going Global” theme

Allie King April 13, 2018

The UK College of Agriculture brought culture to campus on Thursday when the Department of Retailing and Tourism hosted the Color Me Spring fashion show.This event is held annually as a way to raise money...

Kennedys Bookstore announced that it will be closing on Friday, December 22, 2017. Shoppers swarm the store on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

Kennedy’s is reopening for four days for one final sale

News Staff January 8, 2018

Kennedy's Wildcat Den is reopening for four days this week for a liquidation sale. Kennedy's announced in December that it would be closing its doors for good on Dec. 22, 2017. Read: Kennedy's will close...

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