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Abortion: The debate continues

Kernel Opinions Desk September 23, 2021

The executives of the Student Democrats at UK and Student Republicans at UK come together in these dueling columns to debate the legality of abortion. Texas Senate Bill 8 sparked an uproar in either support...

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The New Revolution

Pedro Fernandes November 18, 2019

The past decade has been full of social revolts and attempts to change the status quo. From the Arab Spring to the most recent uprisings in Hong Kong and Latin America, people across the world are not...

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How I learned to prize mental health over productivity

Lauren Suchanek October 14, 2019

Last semester, I fell victim to our society’s plague of overworking and the ever-looming pressure of productivity.The other day, I had a war flashback when one of my old yellow post-it notes fell out...

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Forgiveness is a key component to a true college education

Isabel Phillips September 24, 2019

At a time when “cancel culture” is prominent in our society, the concept of forgiveness has become rare. As soon as something negative comes out in the media about a celebrity’s past, they are almost...

Tiana Thé, a philosophy, political science and environmental studies senior delivers the 2019 Breathitt Lecture in the William T. Young Auditorium on April 4, 2019, in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Grant Wheeler

‘Are we really capitalizing on the #MeToo movement?’ student asks UK crowd

Grant Wheeler April 9, 2019

This year marks the landmark 25th anniversary of the Edward T. Breathitt Undergraduate Lectureship in the Humanities held on campus annually.This year the lecture was hosted by philosophy, political science,...

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Students have a voice at Soup and Substance

Kayle Kyle March 1, 2019

UK students have a plethora of events to attend on a daily basis, whether it’s a club that meets regularly or a one-time event. Every student is likely to find something that interests them.For many...

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Men in laundry commercials a positive step forward for equality

Isabel Phillips January 29, 2019

When I think of feminism, laundry commercials don’t usually come to mind. However, laundry commercials have an interesting history that has followed the trend of the feminist movement.In the 1950’s,...

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Celebrating the first hijabi in Congress

November 26, 2018

This incoming batch of congressmen and congresswomen are more diverse than ever, mainly due to Democratic victories. There will be more than 100 women, about 26 percent of Congress will be non-white, there...

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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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