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A ‘Cats Vote’ sticker rests on a table while UKSGA shares information with students about voting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023, outside of the White Hall Classroom Building at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Campus groups promote civic engagement ahead of gubernatorial election

Laurel Swanz, Assistant News/Features Editor October 22, 2023

With the gubernatorial election coming up in Kentucky, groups on campus are leading efforts to ensure students are educated about how to get involved in hopes of relieving the stress of yet another responsibility...

Freshman architecture major Emily Hernandez-Pachon holds a sign during a rally for sexual and reproductive justice hosted by College Democrats at UK on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, outside of Whitehall Classroom Building in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Kendall Staton | Kentucky Kernel

College Democrats host on-campus rally

Nate Lucas, Reporter October 13, 2022

The UK College Democrats hosted a rally for reproductive rights and the LGBTQ+ community on Oct. 6 outside Whitehall Classroom Building. The event culminated into a march at 2 p.m., during which around...

Amy McGrath speaking to students on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Amy McGrath is the second Congressional Candidate UKY Democrats have hosted this semester. Photo By Genna Melendez | Staff

Candidate Amy McGrath seeks to inspire students, women at campus event hosted by UKY Democrats

Genna Melendez April 4, 2018

Marine veteran, Kentuckian and mother are just some of the ways to describe Sixth District Congressional Democratic candidate Amy McGrath.McGrath came to UK Tuesday evening to speak to the UK College Democrats...

Diontre Davis is currently in the Fayette County Jail after bringing a gun onto UKs campus on Nov. 27, 2017. Photo taken from the Fayette County Jail website. 

Armed man on campus prompted gun policy discussion

Bailey Vandiver December 6, 2017

The incident on Nov. 27 when an armed man came onto UK’s campus prompted campus organizations to address gun policies on college campuses.Both the UK Students for Concealed Carry on Campus and the UK...

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