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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A couch is lit on fire on State Street on Saturday, April 24, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky as students celebrate Kentucky volleyball’s national championship win. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

‘One more couch.’ Students hold fiery State Street celebration after volleyball national championship

Sarah Michels April 25, 2021

No basketball national championship, no problem. UK students took full advantage of their opportunity to revive the couch-burning tradition Saturday night after the UK volleyball team clinched the NCAA...

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Are Lime scooters worth the convenience?

Rebecca Cook December 11, 2019

The new electric scooters around campus are appealing to many, and rightfully so. All you have to do is pull up an app on your phone, scan the scooter, and you’re free to ride for a small fee. This makes...

A student walks by a lone Lime Scooter outside of the UK Science and Engineering Library on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Ride-share scooters have hit Lexington. Here’s what UK students think so far.

Emily Girard October 29, 2019

To the delight of some students and the dismay of others, electric ride-share scooters have permeated UK’s campus for the past few weeks.The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council passed an ordinance...

UK student Evan Shepherd wheels his electric scooter across campus as he walks with his friends on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Scooter ride sharing coming to Lexington, UK

Natalie Parks September 27, 2019

UK has long been known as a bike-friendly campus, but recently, students have increasingly turned to a different mode of transportation – scooters.Scooters, both manual and electric, are staking their...

Spin bikes are parked in random locations all over UKs campus and the surrounding area. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Spin bikes, scooters may be answer to Lexington, UK parking woes

October 29, 2018

Since the introduction of rentable Spin bicycles to Lexington streets and UK's campus, transportation officials have heard one major complaint from citizens: They’re Tennessee orange.“I have heard...

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