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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

University of Kentucky President Frank L. McVey

Then and now: Looking back at UK a century ago

Bailey Vandiver August 21, 2018

A quick look through UK’s 1918 yearbook makes it clear how much has changed in the past century— for example, all the pictures are in black and white, and the foreword includes the words “thy”...

Bailey Vandiver, the Kernels new editor-in-chief poses on the concrete rail in front of the Grehan Journalism Building on March 23, 2018. Photo by Rick Childress

Vandiver chosen as new Kernel editor-in-chief

Rick Childress March 23, 2018

Before she even stepped into her first class at UK, she knew she wanted to work for the Kernel. As a high school senior, Bailey Vandiver took a visit to the basement newsroom.“A couple editors were there...

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Front Page Editorial: How Many More?

Editorial Board January 25, 2018

More than 160 women accused USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse. These voices would have been silenced if not for the IndyStar’s reporting.Because these stories were brought to light,...

Kentucky Kernel photo editor Arden Barnes is joined on the sidelines by the Wildcat mascot during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Eastern Michigan Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 24-20. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

Current photo editor receives scholarship in memory of Jonathan Krueger

October 20, 2017

Arden Barnes had been assistant photo editor for the Kentucky Kernel for a few months when she noticed and read the many notes pinned on a bulletin board in the newsroom.She asked then editor-in-chief...

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Kirk selected as next Kernel editor

Cheyene Miller March 24, 2016

Almost three years ago, Marjorie Kirk walked into the Kentucky Kernel office as a freshman reporter, her leg broken and held together by a titanium rod. Now she is walking tall as the future editor-in-chief...

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