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Disconnected: The benefits of a social media cleanse

Disconnected: The benefits of a social media cleanse

Gracie Moore, Reporter March 29, 2023

About a month ago, I deleted TikTok and in turn decreased my social media usage exponentially.  My boyfriend deleted TikTok weeks before I did and constantly raved about his increase in productivity.  I...

‘The aspect of being seen is all it takes to start.’ MLK Center hosts discussion of inclusivity for Women’s History Month

‘The aspect of being seen is all it takes to start.’ MLK Center hosts discussion of inclusivity for Women’s History Month

Allie Diggs, Reporter March 23, 2023

The Martin Luther King Center partnered with Underground Perspective and the Office of LGBTQ* Resources to host influencer Lynae Vanee as part of a series celebrating Women's History Month. Vanee’s...

A video posted by Kentucky Kernel Photo Editor Jack Weaver appears to show Weavers phone being grabbed by a member of the Arkansas mens basketball coaching staff.

Kentucky Kernel photographer says member of Arkansas coaching staff grabbed his phone in viral video

Gray Greenwell, Features Editor March 12, 2023

A video from a Kentucky Kernel photographer has gone viral after a member of the University of Arkansas mens basketball coaching staff appeared to grab his phone to stop the photographer from recording...

Mental health is not weakness

Mental health is not weakness

Quézia Arruda Cunha, Reporter March 8, 2023

When I was younger, I dreamed of being the president of the Brazilian Republic.  I swore to myself that I would be the role model that everyone would look up to. My vision of a leader of the nation...

Participants listen to a speaker during the 2023 Patterson Spring Crisis Simulation on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Patterson Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce hosts annual crisis simulation

Owen Chesemore, Reporter March 2, 2023

Students from different majors across UK gathered in Patterson Hall from Feb. 24-25 to participate in the annual Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce crisis simulation.  The Patterson...

Illustration by Akhila Nadimpalli

Andrew Tate illustrates issue with men supporting toxic masculinity

Gracie Moore, Reporter February 6, 2023

Self-dubbed misogynist Andrew Tate is impacting the way that young men treat women and view masculinity.  Tate is a 36-year-old internet personality and former kickboxer. Now, he owns Hustlers University,...

Matt Bevin talks to his supporters during the Republican ticket election night party on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at the Galt House hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff file photo

Dear Matt Bevin, journalism is no joking matter

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2023

Friday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m., was the deadline for Kentucky’s gubernatorial hopefuls to formally file their candidacy for governor. The state Capitol was lively, the first week of the General Assembly’s...

Photo provided by Rev. Jim Sichko.

‘It costs nothing to be kind.’ Rev. Jim Sichko performs random acts of kindness

Grace Medley, Reporter November 23, 2022

Lexington-based papal Missionary of Mercy Rev. Jim Sichko travels the world teaching and showing kindness to others. Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Texas, Sichko has been a practicing priest in...

Download your Twitter archive to preserve tweets, direct messages and other data.

Downloading your Twitter archive: A thread of helpful hints

Rayleigh Deaton, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

In the span of one Thursday, Nancy Pelosi stepped down as House Democratic leader, long-time “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo announced her decision to leave the show, and Twitter users began to...

Illustration by Allie Hall

Elon Musk’s Twitter could become marketplace of harmful ideas

Jennifer Sadler, Reporter November 11, 2022

I’m sure by now we’ve all heard the news. Everyone’s favorite app for sharing intrusive thoughts, controversial opinions and funny jokes has been bought by a more controversial figure, Elon Musk....

The Wildcats lead the Rebels in the fourth set of the UK vs. Ole Miss game on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Stoops vs. hoops: UK athletics coaches fight for fan favorite

Kendall Staton, Reporter August 28, 2022

In-house debate has sparked at the University of Kentucky after mens basketball coach John Calipari used a pregame press conference to compare the success of UK’s mens basketball and football programs. "This...

Kentucky will play Vanderbilt in the mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky takes on Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

Jack Weaver March 11, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on the Commodores Friday evening at Amalie Arena in Kentucky's first game of the tournament.No. 11 seed Vanderbilt defeated No. 6 seed Alabama 82-76 on Thursday to advance...

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