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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Biden/Harris supporters celebrate the results of the presidential election, cheering and dancing as passing cars honked in solidarity on Nov. 7, 2020. Photo by Natalie Parks.

Following Biden’s victory, ‘overjoyed’ supporters celebrate in downtown Lexington

Natalie Parks November 8, 2020

In New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, thousands of Americans took the streets to celebrate Joe Biden's victory in the Presidential election, an outcome announced the morning of Saturday, Nov. 7.In Lexington,...

Biskit leans over his cowboy hats, making sure everything is stacked well, as he sells merchandise outside of the presidents rally in Lexington.

Economy of a Trump rally: Inside the world of merchandise vendors

Natalie Parks November 10, 2019

 When President Donald Trump comes to town, so does everyone else.Supporters and protesters alike show up in large numbers at rallies like the one held in Lexington on November 4. But so does another...

The Baby Trump balloon was inflated in front of the Fayette county courthouse ahead of President Donald Trumps rally at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Meet ‘Baby Trump’: The 24-foot tall balloon of the president

Sydney Momeyer November 4, 2019

Gathered along the streets of South Broadway and Main Street on Monday night were President Donald Trump supporters, protesters and a 24-foot baby balloon.Spectators amassed outside of the Fayette County...

Left to Right (starting at the top)Trace Williams-Director of Community Service and Public Relations CoordinatorChandler Frierson- PresidentChadwick George- Secretary and Outreach DirectorBria Northington- Membership CoordinatorJada Phillips- Public Relations CoordinatorJaida Hampton- Former Vice President who is currently studying at the capitol

NAACP celebrates unity and promotes civic engagement

Kamilah Williams February 25, 2019

Black History Month is about appreciating the ethnic values of the African American history. The UK National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, also known as the NAACP, has accomplished...

To raise awareness for domestic violence, UK turned the special lighting of some buildings around campus to purple on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 23 and 24, 2018. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK goes purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Emily Laytham October 24, 2018

UK’s campus has gone from blue to purple this week in a campaign to raise awareness for domestic violence.Lighting in several locations, including William T. Young Library and the Jacobs Science Building,...

Teresa Ball, a McCurry county native, waits in line for President Donald Trumps rally on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, outside Alumni Coliseum on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Supporters gather at EKU in anticipation of Trump’s visit

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Crowds wearing red “MAGA” hats and paraphernalia populated the parking lot in front of Alumni Coliseum on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus as early as Friday night in anticipation...

Kernel Opinion SIG

Another sexist comment from Trump is discouraging, unacceptable

October 5, 2018

After another sexist remark in a long line of misogynistic behavior from our country’s president, I am even more discouraged. On Monday, Oct. 1, President Donald Trump held a press conference in the...

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