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Ten things young journalists should know, according to a panel of industry professionals

Brooklyn Kelley April 14, 2022

On Thursday, the UK School of Journalism and Media hosted a panel of professional journalists to speak about their experiences in the industry. The six panelists, all affiliated with the Louisville Courier...

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We can ‘make them laugh, then make them think’

Brianna Stanley May 2, 2019

Ninth-grade Bri knew what she wanted to do for a living.Back then, I was living in New Zealand and my dream was to attend the University of Auckland to study Journalism and Psychology. When I moved to...

Editor-in-chief Bailey Vandivers personal bookshelf with decorative state of Kentucky.

Kentucky is my land— and my literature, too

Bailey Vandiver October 19, 2018

When I was about 8 years old, my great-grandparents gave me a copy of The Thread That Runs SoTrue by Jesse Stuart for Christmas. I already loved to read, but for some reason that book didn’t appeal...

A foal runs with her mother on Lori Cooley’s farm on June 26, 2018, in Harrison County, Kentucky. Art director Arden Barnes took this photo as part of her summer 2018 internship in Boyd Station. 

Happy National Kentucky Day from Kernel editors

Kernel Staff October 19, 2018

It’s a national holiday, y’all— National Kentucky Day, which celebrates Kentucky as the 15th state to join the United States and the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains. Earlier this...

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