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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari walks towards the bench during the UK vs. Saint Peter’s mens basketball game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. UK lost 85-79. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Jai Lucas reportedly leaving Kentucky to join Duke coaching staff

Hunter Shelton April 29, 2022

John Calipari and Kentucky are once again in the market for a new assistant coach. Jai Lucas, an assistant on UK's staff and major player in the recruiting world, is leaving Lexington to join Duke head...

Kentucky Wildcats infielder Daniel Harris IV (1) drops a fly ball during the UK vs. Bellarmine baseball game on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Column: Kentucky once again stares in the face of disappointment

Hunter Shelton April 14, 2022

With the end of the regular season under two months away, Kentucky finds itself in a familiar place — not good enough.A ho-hum record of 20-13 (4-8 Southeastern Conference) plants the Wildcats in the...

Past and current members of the Kentucky Kernel staff pose with awards won at the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention on Friday, Jan. 21, in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by David Stephenson

Kentucky Kernel attends Kentucky Press Association conference, named best collegiate newspaper in Kentucky

Sophia Shoemaker January 27, 2022

The Kentucky Kernel staff attended the 2022 Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention last Friday. The staff took home multiple individual awards and first place in the General Excellence category for...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Keion Brooks Jr. (12) dives for a loose ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 82-80. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

BBM: This year vs. last

Trinity Bratchett October 8, 2021

As basketball season quickly approaches, so does the highly anticipated Big Blue Madness. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, there are plenty of differences between last year’s and this year’s...

Letter from the editor: The Kernel is committed to the truth

Rayleigh Deaton August 26, 2021

I never thought I’d be here.As I type out these words on my laptop, sitting at my desk in the Kentucky Kernel office in McVey Hall, I’m amazed and humbled at the opportunity that I have been given.I...

Camille Wright, a junior ISC and digital media design major, directs patients to open stations on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK vaccine operations to switch locations

Sarah Michels May 10, 2021

In a hopeful sign that post-COVID normalcy is moving even closer, the University of Kentucky announced that their vaccination operations will be moving out of their temporary vaccine clinics and into normal...

2020 - 2021 editor-in-chief Natalie Parks poses for a photo inside the Kentucky State Capitol building in Frankfort, Kentucky following oral arguments in the case of the University of Kentucky vs. the Kentucky Kernel before the state Supreme Court in October 2020. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

A warranted extension

Natalie Parks May 3, 2021

I would like to apologize for the first part of this column, which you can find here and here. Though I was right to say it (and have the right to say it), I should not have lashed out and been cruel...

Kentucky Wildcat Austin Schultz (2) throws the ball to first base during the UK vs. Western Kentucky University baseball game on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. 

Small town, big dreams come together at Kentucky for Schultz

Eric Decker March 26, 2021

Adams, Nebraska sits in the southeastern corner of the state, roughly three hours away from Kansas City. With a miniscule population of just about 500 people, an athlete that wants to get noticed has to...

KRNL staff portraits of Rayleigh Deaton, left, and Allie Diggs, right. Deaton was named the next editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Kernel and Diggs as editor-in-chief of KRNL for the 2021 - 22 school year.

Board names Kernel, KRNL editors-in-chief for 2021 – 22 school year

Kernel News Staff March 18, 2021

Following a March 18 meeting of Kernel Media's Board of Directors, sophomores Rayleigh Deaton and Allie Diggs were selected as editors-in-chief of the Kentucky Kernel and KRNL magazine, respectively.Deaton,...

A pharmacist prepares a syringe for administering to recipients of UK’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Where is the data on UK’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics?

Natalie Parks March 1, 2021

Beginning in February, the University of Kentucky has partnered with the Lexington government to provide pop-up clinics as part of an effort to reduce the racial inequality of COVID-19 vaccinations in...

A slide from the Kentucky Press Associations awards show for 2021, showing the results of Kernel finishes in the Best Sports Page category.

Kernel staff wins General Excellence award from KPA for third year running

Kernel staff February 5, 2021

For the third year in a row, the Kentucky Kernel has taken home the top honor for collegiate papers in the state of Kentucky - the General Excellence award presented by the Kentucky Press Association."These...

Cheer internal audit finds conflicts of interest for former coaching staff

Haley Simpkins October 22, 2020

According to UK’s Office of Internal Audit, the former cheerleading staff had numerous financial conflicts of interest between their roles at UK and other income streams.In the report dated Sept. 24,...

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