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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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We need to stop apologizing for being women

Lauren Suchanek November 11, 2019

If you search “top books read in high school” on Google and peruse through the results, there is one common theme: almost every single one of them features a male protagonist. Try to name all of the...

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Fighting the sexist culture of No-Shave November

Kellsie Kennedy October 31, 2018

Since high school, I have noticed No-Shave November transitioning from having only male participants to now including some female contributors. I have laughed along as my friends proudly show me the eighth...

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We must recognize gender bias in our language

September 6, 2018

One the largest differences between human beings and our closely related primate ancestors is our capacity for language.The ability to communicate our thoughts through spoken and written word has undoubtedly...

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The Statue I Celebrate

Sarah Ladd August 24, 2018

The New York Times reported Thursday that Alice Dunnigan, the first African-American woman to cover the White House, will get a 6-foot statue at the Newseum, a Washington museum that celebrates the press...

Panel members discuss the challenges of being an African American women in male dominated fields in Whitehall on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Photo by JoTessa Townes

Local African American women speak out on equal pay at campus panel discussion

JoTessa Townes March 23, 2018

Local African American women spoke on the challenges of being successful in male-dominated fields at a panel discussion Wednesday evening.The panel discussion was planned in response to a recent bill concerning...

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