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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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The Republican illusion of family values continues to harm American youth

Ryder Noah From March 10, 2022

Kentucky House Bill 51 recently passed in the House Education Committee, which would prohibit any mask mandate for public schools, colleges and child care centers in Kentucky. This bill is another example...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari coaches his team from the sidelines during the UK vs. Miles College exhibition basketball game on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 80-71. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Cason Wallace commits to Kentucky

Jaron Centers November 7, 2021

John Calipari’s 2022 recruiting class is shaping up to be one of his best.Cason Wallace, the No. 7 overall prospect in the 2022 class (247 Sports,) announced his commitment to Kentucky Sunday night,...

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Abortion: The debate continues

Kernel Opinions Desk September 23, 2021

The executives of the Student Democrats at UK and Student Republicans at UK come together in these dueling columns to debate the legality of abortion. Texas Senate Bill 8 sparked an uproar in either support...

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SEC formally extends invitation to Texas and Oklahoma to join conference

Hunter Shelton July 29, 2021

The idea of a 16-team SEC took another leap forward on Thursday. The SEC announced that it has extended its invitation to Texas and Oklahoma to join the Southeastern Conference after a unanimous 14-0...

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Texas, Oklahoma request invitations to join the SEC

Barkley Truax July 27, 2021

The rumors are true, Texas and Oklahoma are expected to join the SEC on July 1, 2025.“Dear Commissioner Sankey,” the request reads. “The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Oklahoma...

Kentucky mens basketball freshman forward Daimion Collins addresses the media following a summer basketball camp in the Joe Craft Center on June 18, 2021. 

Nothing but positivity for Daimion Collins in Lexington

Barkley Truax June 18, 2021

It’s been a whirlwind for Daimion Collins since moving from small-town Atlanta, Texas to the college basketball big-time in Lexington.So far, his expectations have been met.“I knew coming in, I’d...

Kentucky Wildcat Kayla Kowalik (99) slides into home plate during the University of Kentucky vs. Alabama softball game on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 11-6. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Softball sweeps Texas A&M as conference play advances

Seth Martin May 2, 2021

It took a little over a month, but No. 17 Kentucky finally won their second SEC series of the season in dominant fashion in College Station vs. the Aggies of Texas A&M.Coming into the weekend, The...

Kentucky Wildcats libero Gabby Curry (12) makes confetti angels after the University of Kentucky vs. Texas NCAA women’s volleyball championship game on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. UK won 3-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Big Blue Nation reacts to Kentucky’s first volleyball national championship

Barkley Truax April 24, 2021

Kentucky defeated Texas 3-1 (20-25, 25-18, 25-23, 25-22) securing the first national championship in program history, the first SEC team to ever achieve the feat. The hype for this game was felt throughout...

Kentucky volleyball players celebrate after winning a point in the NCAA Championship game against no. 4 Texas on April 24, 2021 in CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky volleyball wins first national championship over Texas

Natalie Parks April 24, 2021

Swing high. Impose your will. Trust the team.These are some of the phrases head coach Craig Skinner told the Kentucky volleyball team throughout the NCAA Tournament, where UK was the no. 2 seed. Kentucky...

UK celebrates a point during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Alabama volleyball game on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Scouting report: Texas volleyball

Braden Ramsey April 23, 2021

After dispatching No. 6 Washington in last night’s Final Four battle, No. 2 Kentucky stands on the precipice of its first national championship.“We’re living a dream right now,” head coach Craig...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Devin Askew (2) shoots the ball during the UK vs. University of South Carolina men’s basketball game on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 92-64. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Devin Askew transfers to Texas

Braden Ramsey April 13, 2021

After entering the transfer portal last Monday, Kentucky’s former point guard has found a new home.Devin Askew has decided to take his talents to Austin and join the University of Texas, according to...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Isaiah Jackson (23) passes the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Alabama mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 85-65. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Can UK earn an At-Large bid? What you need to know with Texas canceled

Braden Ramsey February 3, 2021

Nobody across the college basketball landscape expected Kentucky to be fighting for its NCAA Tournament life throughout the entirety of this 2020-21 season, but after starting 1-6, it has been the story...

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