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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro hits a three point basket to put Kentucky 2 points ahead of Houston with only 25 seconds to play in the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 on Friday, March 30, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Kentucky won 62-58 and will play Auburn in the Elite Eight. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

‘Commonwealth Closer’: The anatomy of Tyler Herro’s game-winner

March 30, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO. -- A team’s basketball season can be culminated in one play. The tip of the iceberg that encompasses a season of sweat, struggle and success. For Kentucky, it was the Commonwealth Closer...

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Active shooter drills shouldn’t be school norm

Isabel Phillips March 5, 2019

Growing up in the public school system, I can vividly remember having to practice active shooting drills from as early as elementary school. We were taught how to fight off a shooter and were told where...

UKPD Officer Alan Saylor instructs his audience during the first of UKPDs monthly active shooter trainings in Lexington, Ky. on November 28, 2018. Photo by Jacob Eads | STAFF

For an audience of one, UKPD’s active shooter training proves relevant

Jacob Eads November 29, 2018

There were 42 seats in the UKPD’s “active shooter training” Tuesday, but only one was filled by a student.Officer Alan Saylor has been training the public on how to avoid disaster since 2005. It’s...

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In wake of shootings, we must promote empathy on campus

October 29, 2018

The past few days have been a whirlwind of grief.Last week, a Louisville shooting left two dead at a Kroger and was called a hate crime. The shooter, now somewhat famously, said, “whites don’t kill...

OSU Campus. Watts Hall the targeted area of attack.

OSU campus attack updated

Kat Manouchehri November 30, 2016

At least 11 people were taken to hospitals Monday morning, after an attack on The Ohio State University’s campus. One of the victims is in critical condition and the suspect involved in the shooting...

OSU Campus. Watts Hall the targeted area of attack.

Emergency situation at OSU contained, one suspect shot dead by police

Kat Manouchehri November 28, 2016

The reported active shooter situation on Ohio State University’s campus has been contained, according to campus law enforcement officials. At least 10 people were taken to hospitals Monday morning. One...

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