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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

Haily Duvall, 19, a UK student, was charged with threatening interstate communications, false statements and false information in Federal District Court in Lexington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Former UK student who made threats against campus sentenced to 6 months of prison

Rick Childress October 8, 2019

A federal judge sentenced Haily Duvall—a former UK student who pleaded guilty to federal charges that she made online threats against UK's campus last year—to six months of federal prison time and...

Haily Duvall, 19, a UK student, was charged with threatening interstate communications, false statements and false information in Federal District Court in Lexington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Former student accused of social media bomb threats pleads guilty to federal charge

Sydney Momeyer June 25, 2019

Haily Duvall, 20, a former UK student accused of directing threats at the university, pleaded guilty to a federal charge on Monday.Duvall pleaded guilty to one count of interstate transmission of false...

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Letter from the Editor

Rick Childress April 26, 2019

I’ve been interested in journalism since my junior year of high school. During a school trip to Prague we were told to break into small groups and roam the streets of the old medieval city, asking strangers...

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Ilhan Omar is a victim of deeply rooted Islamophobia

Mohammad Ahmad April 22, 2019

“Some people did something.”Those few words set off the massive American powder keg of rage and fury toward Ilhan Omar’s description of the Sept. 11 attacks at a CAIR conference. Critics have described...

UK spokesman Jay Blanton speaks to the University Senate in the White Hall Classroom Building on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, about the UK public relations response to a bomb threat directed at campus in November 2018. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

With last semester’s bomb threat in mind, UK officials look to move forward

Jacob Eads January 25, 2019

Two months after a bomb threat was directed toward UK’s White Hall Classroom Building, university officials say they have room to improve campus safety and crisis communication.UK Police Chief Joe Monroe...

Freshman human nutrition major Haley Jones (left), freshman biology major Madison Brown, freshman communication science disorders major Brandon Walker and freshman biology major CyOntaisha Cunningham eat lunch at the newly opened Champions Kitchen on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Champions Kitchen is the new dining hall located in the new Student Center on UKs campus in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

The Kentucky Kernel’s 2018 in photos

Kernel Staff December 25, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, reminisce by looking back at the best photos taken by Kernel staffers this calendar year: 

Haily Duvall, 19, a UK student, was charged with threatening interstate communications, false statements and false information in Federal District Court in Lexington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

Trial date set for UK student accused of making social media threats

Rick Childress December 18, 2018

After federal and state court proceedings this week, Haily Duvall—the UK sophomore accused of making online threats against campus last month—will stand trial in federal court in February, WDRB reported.Duvall,...

Haily Duvall, 19, a UK student, was charged with threatening interstate communications, false statements and false information in Federal District Court in Lexington on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.

After federal hearing, more about UK student accused of making threats

Rick Childress November 20, 2018

Details of an alleged flight attempt and the mental and childhood history of Haily Duvall, a UK student accused of making online threats at UK's campus earlier this month, were divulged during a federal...

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UK should reconsider its UK Alert policy

Kellsie Kennedy November 12, 2018

Last Wednesday night, screenshots of threats to White Hall Classroom Building started to circulate through campus. At first I assumed the screenshots were fake or were targeting a different school. I...

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: UK’s White Hall bomb threat

Arden Barnes November 8, 2018

READ: The bomb threat to UK's White Hall: 22 hours of uncertainty

Ben Hughes, pastor of Emmanuel Christian Fellowship, speaks to the media after Haily Duvalls arraignment in Fayette District Court on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘We love her’: Pastor to help UK student accused of bomb threats

Jacob Eads November 8, 2018

The UK student charged with making threatening messages aimed at UK’s White Hall Classroom Building appeared in court via video chat Thursday afternoon. Her pastor offered to sign her out of jail and...

Haily Duvall, a 19-year-old sophomore at UK, was arrested early in the morning on Nov. 8 and charged with terroristic threatening and filing a false police report. 

The bomb threat to UK’s White Hall: 22 hours of uncertainty

Bailey Vandiver November 8, 2018

Below is a timeline of events relating to the bomb threat against White Hall. The timeline starts on the afternoon of Nov. 7 and continues to the present. To view a shortened timeline in interactive...

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