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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Members walk to their chapter houses during Bid Day at the University of Kentucky on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

PHOTOS: University of Kentucky Bid Day 2023

Travis Fannon and Samuel Colmar September 7, 2023

The excitement traveled from Kroger Field to Sorority Row. Every sorority was standing in front of their house, ready to welcome their new recruits with open arms on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, at the...

UK Greek Life organizations raise money for Ukraine

Laurie Jonhatan March 31, 2022

In a 48-hour online fundraiser, Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Pi Beta Phi Sorority combined efforts to raise $1,908 to donate to UNICEF in support of Ukraine.“We felt strongly about everything going on...

Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity performs at Greek Sing at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff

Looking ahead to Greek Sing 2022

Kendall Staton March 31, 2022

Greek Sing, the largest Greek Philanthropy event on UK’s campus, is scheduled for April 2 in Memorial Coliseum. Hosted by Chi Omega and Beta Theta Phi, money is raised by different Greek organizations...

BREAKING: Alpha Phi house director found dead

BREAKING: Alpha Phi house director found dead

Sarah Michels March 21, 2022

On Sunday afternoon, UK Police found Alpha Phi’s “house mom” Michelle Stadler dead in the chapter’s sorority house on Columbia Ave. Upon their return from break, sorority members had been unable...

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon house on Rose Ln on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

UK fraternity revoked as student org for conduct violations

Natalie Parks December 8, 2020

According to an email sent to fraternity and sorority members, the UK chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon has been found responsible for violating university policies.Effective immediately, the chapter's status...

UK and National Pan-Hellenic Council alumni perform a joint opening act during the annual step show held on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

UK’s NPHC step show: ‘breaking the stage, unifying the campus’

Natalie Parks October 12, 2019

As people streamed through the doors, the energy inside the ballroom ramped up. Alumni and students alike were gathered to witness a night of talent, hard work and community.The National Pan-Hellenic Council’s...

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UK has a new sorority on campus, brings old traditions with them

Shawn Clancy September 17, 2019

While many often view Greek life as a constant around campus, for one sisterhood, this semester represents a new beginning in Kentucky.The name Gamma Phi Beta is one steeped in decades of history and tradition....

The organization was established on UKs campus in 2015. Just last year, AXO received a new sorority house located off Columbia Avenue. Prior to receiving the house, they were borrowing venues and other sorority and fraternity houses to host their sorority-wide events.This photo taken Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, shows their house under construction. Their house is now completed. Chase Phillips | Staff

UK’s Alpha Chi Omega investigated for possible student conduct violations

Sydney Momeyer September 10, 2019

The University of Kentucky is currently investigating one if its sororities, Alpha Chi Omega, for "allegations involving the institution's student code of conduct," UK spokesperson Jay Blanton said in...

Shades of Love will take place in Cats Den on Feb. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.

‘Shades of Love’ promises unique Valentine experience for minority students

Alex Schroeder February 14, 2019

If you’re itching to show your pride for the Valentine’s Day season, Shades of Love has your back.“Shades of Love” is a Valentine’s Day event focused on love and friendliness within minority...

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Stand up to things besides Harvard

Blake Blevins December 11, 2018

Many students, specifically Greek, have taken to social media to #StandUpToHarvard through changing their profile picture to include a frame with the slogan, enumerating the benefits of Greek life or...

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Sorority house construction will cause temporary lane closures Wednesday

Kernel News Staff October 9, 2018

Between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, traffic on Columbia Terrace will be blocked by ongoing construction on the Delta Delta Delta sorority house, according to a UKNOW press release. Columbia Terrace...

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