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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

College dependents qualify for third round of stimulus checks

Rachel Crick March 13, 2021

On Thursday, March 11, President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law. As part of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, stimulus checks will be going out to Americans, including...

Bill that requires universities to give free feminine hygiene products

Jelyn Washington-Mays January 25, 2019

A proposed bill in the Kentucky legislature would force state-funded colleges and universities to provide at least one type of feminine hygiene product to students for free.Representative Attica Scott,...

The University of Kentucky Marching Band performs My Old Kentucky Home prior to the game against Florida on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky was defeated 28 to 27. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK ticket prices are going up on Sunday thanks to the new state sales tax

Kernel News Staff June 29, 2018

A statewide 6 percent sales tax will affect tickets to UK sporting events, UK Athletics announced in a statement Friday evening. All season and single-game tickets—including student tickets—will increase...

Why cutting corporate taxes will not lead to America’s economic growth

Sydney Nash November 17, 2017

After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in Congress have set their sights on an issue they believe is a sure win: tax reform.Republicans have introduced a tax reform bill, both in the House and...

Hackers use FAFSA to file false tax returns

Madison Rexroat April 10, 2017

The IRS eliminated a tool in February that FAFSA applicants used to automatically fill in their tax information. The cause, though no incidents had been reported at the time, was that hackers had been...

College students advocate for free tampon programs

Madison Rexroat January 9, 2017

Several colleges, including the University of Arizona, Columbia University and the University of Minnesota have adopted programs to provide free menstrual products for female students on campus.In 2015,...

Streaming service users could be taxed

Madison Rexroat November 28, 2016

Cities in Illinois, Pennsylvania, and California are beginning to introduce taxes on streaming services like Netflix and Hulu.The city council in Pasadena, CA recently proposed a 9.4% tax on streaming...

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