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Kylah Spring speaks at the March Against Racism on Monday, Nov. 7, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

A year in review: Racial assault on campus still awaits verdict

Courtney Suber, Reporter November 6, 2023

Today marks one year since a former University of Kentucky student was filmed assaulting and hurling racial insults at a Black student in an on-campus residence hall. A video of former student Sophia...

Awards sit on a table during the 2023 Student Film Festival on Friday, April 28, 2023, in the Gatton Student Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

Students and friends celebrate filmmaking at 2023 Student Film Festival

Ale Scrivner, Reporter May 3, 2023

The University of Kentucky Student Organizations and Activities partnered with UK Smart Campus and Courage Media to present the UK Student Film Festival on April 28, a showcase of short films created by...

UK Student Government Association’s childcare roundtable reveals student parent struggles

UK Student Government Association’s childcare roundtable reveals student parent struggles

Autumn King, Reporter May 1, 2023

The University of Kentucky’s Student Government Association (SGA) held a childcare roundtable on Monday, April 24, in the Jacobs Science Building from 6 to 7 p.m.  The meeting offered a chance for...

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A New Romantic: Breathitt lecture highlights popstar Taylor Swift

Gracie Moore, Reporter April 25, 2023

The Gaines Center for the Humanities hosted the annual Breathitt Lecture featuring senior Hayden Osbounre on Thursday, April 13.  The Breathitt lectureship is a prestigious award presented to undergraduate...

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Photo Voice exhibit is displayed on the third floor of Lucille Little Library. Photo by Haley Simpkins.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Photo Voice Research study strikes a chord with students

Kristen Roberts, Reporter April 25, 2023

With student research from CI SONA, the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Photo Voice exhibit has been on display since their opening reception on April 4, and will remain until May 5.  The Alzheimer’s...

UK Delta Phi Lambda hosts UK’s first ‘859 Night Market’

UK Delta Phi Lambda hosts UK’s first ‘859 Night Market’

Amelia Bucher, Reporter April 24, 2023

UK Delta Phi Lambda, an Asian-interest sorority, and the Asian American Association joined forces to administer the 859 Night Market on Friday, April 21.  Local Asian restaurants and campus organizations...

A University of Kentucky Sign sits on north campus  on Thursday, April 20, 2023, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

UK’s annual ‘One Day for UK’ raised $956,957

Casey Sebastiano, Reporter April 22, 2023

Correction: According to Kel Hahn, the communications manager for the UK Office of Philanthropy, the current amount raised from “One Day for UK” is $1,164,390 and will continue to update throughout...

Torie Buerger studies outside of the William T. Young Library on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Morgan Simmons | Staff

Ray of sunshine: Places to spend time in the sun on campus

Gracie Moore, Reporter April 17, 2023

Students have been starting to spend more time outside as the weather slowly gets warmer, but it can be difficult to find a nice spot to do homework.  I’ve compiled a list of my favorite places to...

Ethan Staten, a freshman electrical engineering major, studies on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, at the William T. Young Library in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

Burnout: not a requirement for college students

Quézia Arruda Cunha, Reporter April 17, 2023

You need to arrive before everyone else. You need to finish before everyone else. You need to give your all completely to be successful. I always heard these phrases throughout my childhood. I always...

Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Why I Love the UK Honors College (And You Might Too)

Luke Schlake, Reporter April 17, 2023

People don’t really “love” institutions anymore, and if loving an institution is out-of-style, complaining about one is equally in-style. And I get it.  There is a group of students that is less-than-enamored...

Photo provided by TEK.

TEK: UK’s new program to prepare students for the workforce

Owen Chesemore, Reporter April 17, 2023

UK will begin offering students the chance to participate in a program called Transdisciplinary Educational Approaches to Advance Kentucky (TEK) in the fall of 2023, as a part of UK’s Quality Enhancement...

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