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A student walks out of Boyd Hall on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Boyd Hall front desk receives phone call repeating racial slur

Kendall Staton November 10, 2022

UK’s Boyd Hall front desk received a phone call earlier this evening repeating a racial slur on a loop, according to an email sent to UK’s resident advisors and residence life desk clerks on behalf...

 

UK to sever all financial ties to Papa John’s founder following racial slur

Kernel News Staff July 13, 2018

In a campus wide email Friday UK President Eli Capilouto announced that UK would be severing financial ties with John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John's.UK will remove Schnatter's name from the John...

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UK comments on Papa John’s founder’s use of racial slur in recent conference call

Kernel News Staff July 11, 2018

In a statement Wednesday, UK condemned John Schnatter's use of a racial slur in a conference call. Schnatter is more widely known as Papa John, the founder of the popular pizza chain. "Without question,...

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