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Sean Culley, left, and Taylor Nolan, right. Photos provided by Seans and Taylors families. 

Two among thousands: Meeting Sean Culley and Taylor Nolan

Jacob Eads April 1, 2019

In January 2019, the unexpected deaths of two of UK’s own students left many on campus asking for answers.In hopes of furthering an already growing dialogue about mental health and the resources available...

Makenna Theissen, Staff

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Sean Culley

Deborah Marini February 7, 2019

We are struggling here in New Jersey. We are struggling with what to say to our own young men and women that went to bed last night without a dear friend.Sean Culley was new at UK. As all of our young...

Julie Cerel

‘It’s OK to use the suicide word’: UK psychologist urges students to be open when concerned about mental health

Jacob Eads February 6, 2019

About 130 people are impacted personally each time someone dies by suicide, according to Dr. Julie Cerel’s research.After the deaths of two of UK’s own students this semester, campus leaders are hoping...

We have to do better.

By the Editorial Board February 6, 2019

Alongside many students on UK's campus, we on the Kernel editorial board are grieved over the recent suicide deaths on campus. Each time we lose a student, even when we don’t know them personally, we...

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‘Know you are not alone.’ Capilouto addresses recent student deaths

Rick Childress January 25, 2019

In the wake of two student deaths, UK President Eli Capilouto encouraged the campus to mourn together, seek resources and move forward in a campus-wide email sent on Friday. "They sat beside us in our...

Kernel Opinion SIG

In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, prioritize self-care

By the Editorial Board September 28, 2018

This month, we at the Kernel join people all around the country in recognizing Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.In honor of this month and important issue, we would like to encourage all UK students...

’13 Reasons Why’ sparks controversy

Dalton Stokes April 23, 2017

Since its release, everyone has been talking about Netflix’s new hit TV show “13 Reasons Why.” Between internet memes and social media posts, the hype has been inescapable.While it has received overwhelmingly...

Cupcakes from GiGis Cupcakes for the cover of the Kernel Entertainment Guide for Valentines Day, photographed at GiGis in Lexington, Ky., on 1/31/11. Photo by Brandon Goodwin

Valentine’s Day offers warmth in an otherwise cold season

EDITORIAL February 13, 2016

With Valentine’s Day being an over marketed reminder of significant others, it is important to remember that everyone deserves love. Whether it is from a partner, a friend or yourself, Valentine’s...

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