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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Several flags wave while students stand in line at the Eat Around the World SAB event on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Traveling creates new personas

Quézia Arruda Cunha, Reporter January 23, 2023

As I slowly opened the window of the plane, it didn’t take much effort to watch its wing disappear into the clouds while we ascended to maximum altitude, bound for American soil from Brazil. I found...

Alyson Galvan-Lara shares one of the meals she typically eats at home in Mexico with her Japanese host family over the summer. 

Stress, boredom and postponed family reunions: Covid’s international student impact

Sarah Michels January 20, 2021

When Alyson Galvan-Lara hugged her family at the airport after a year apart, she felt like crying. It has been a long year for international students. Travel bans, overpriced tickets and the stress of...

Grisham and Mati Gralinski, a friend and travel buddy, on one of their adventures.

Remembering Madilyn Grisham

Haley Simpkins December 17, 2020

In early December, UK students celebrated the end of the semester and headed home for the holidays. But for the friends and family of Madilyn Taylor Grisham, grief has replaced the season's typical joy...

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UK’s response to COVID-19. Here’s what we know.

Kernel News Staff March 12, 2020

This is a developing story that will be updated periodically as the Kernel learns more about UK's continued responses to COVID-19. Academic InstructionUK announced Wednesday that it will suspend in-person...

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UK briefs on COVID-19 response, campus health measures

Natalie Parks March 10, 2020

UK Healthcare experts and administrators updated the Lexington community on their COVID-19 response at a media advisory meeting on Tuesday morning.Dr. Mark Newman, executive vice president for health affairs,...

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UK asking students to notify university of Spring Break travel

Rick Childress March 9, 2020

UK officials are asking students to notify the university of their Spring Break travel plans by filling out a voluntary form "so we can support returning travelers and safeguard our community as much as...

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Univ. of Kentucky will no longer endorse travel to Italy, Iran, Capilouto writes

Kernel News Staff March 2, 2020

UK administrators expanded the list of countries that the university will not sponsor travel to as global worries over the coronavirus increase.The university will no longer sponsor travel to Italy and...

Kentucky and Tennessee players fight for a rebound during the game against Tennessee on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Tennessee 86-69. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK, Tennessee set for rematch in Knoxville

Jake Maynard March 1, 2019

Kentucky basketball travels to Knoxville Saturday for the team’s second matchup with Tennessee of the season. The No. 7 Volunteers have a 61.5% chance of victory, per ESPN. Kentucky won 86-69 against...

UKs LGBTQ Resource Center which is located in the Dinkle-Mas Suite in the Gatton Student Center, helps make sure almost every student has a welcoming place to have a holiday meal. Photo by Jacob Eads | Staff

LGBTQ center gives UK students a home away from home for the holidays

Andrew Sutherland November 26, 2018

The holiday season is a time for most to gather with friends and family, sharing a feeling of connection and most likely indulging in far too many calories. For some UK students, however, that scenario...

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‘Experiencing a new culture’: UK students learn benefits of studying abroad

Sarah Halsey September 19, 2018

With a room exploding with energy, possibilities awaited students in the Gatton Student Center's Grand Ballroom at the Education Abroad and Exchanges Fall Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 18.Students buzzed with...

Spring break destinations that aren’t the beach

Kamilah Williams February 23, 2018

 As spring break is approaching, it is time to start thinking about where you’re going over break? Panama and Destin are great places to go, but with other universities being there at the same time,...

A Lextran bus picks up students in front of the Main Building on South Limestone on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Taylor Pence

Underground UK: Bundle up and buckle up: the safest ways to travel

Megan Brown January 26, 2018

Temperatures are dropping and snow is falling; winter has officially arrived in Lexington.The cool air and chilling winds make it difficult to move around campus and despite many students desires to stay...

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