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UK student killed in accident on I-75

Alexis Baker, News Editor July 16, 2023

A woman was killed after a single-vehicle accident in Boone County during the early morning hours of July 16, according to FOX 19.  The woman was identified as Lauren Collins. Collins, 18, was...

UK senior dead in Georgetown crash

UK senior dead in Georgetown crash

Laurel Swanz, Reporter November 15, 2022

Sydney Cassady, a 22-year-old senior at UK, has been identified as the victim in a car crash that occurred Monday night in Georgetown, according to WKYT. The article said the crash happened around 5...

Two UK students sled down the slope in front of William T. Young library during a a spontaneous gathering for the first snow fall of the year. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Tradition returns with impromptu midnight sledding on library lawn

Natalie Parks January 28, 2021

There is a certain magic that comes with the first snow of a good year; a magic that does not fade with age, nor one that can be tainted by a looming pandemic.Wednesday's snowfall in Lexington brought...

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...

Princess Magor Agbozo, a UK freshman and biology major, takes classes from Doha, Qatar, which is seven hours ahead of Lexington. Photo provided by Agbozo.

UK student from Qatar gives new meaning to the term “remote learning”

Lauren Campbell October 22, 2020

UK freshman Princess Magor Agbozo is experiencing a semester like no other. The biology major attends all of her classes halfway across the world in Doha, Qatar.Agbozo planned to be on campus this semester,...

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Sucker punch the spirit of consumerism this Christmas

Brianna Stanley December 4, 2019

We’re almost at the time when UK students gratefully crash-land into winter break. Personally, there is always one thing that delays my post-finals hibernation: procrastinated Christmas shopping.I'm...

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First snow

Gavin Colton November 15, 2019

Ursula had been in the stacks looking through books about Ernest Hemingway for an essay when Irene texted her that the snow was really bucketing down and that she was on her way. They’d reduced themselves...

Police cars were parked next to Jewell Hall, a dorm on UKs campus, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. A student was transported from the scene via ambulance after 2 p.m. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Student taken from Jewell Hall via ambulance, witnesses say

Jacob Eads January 23, 2019

An incident involving a student garnered a heavy police presence outside of UK’s Jewell Hall shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses at the scene around the time of the incident reported seeing emergency...

Students enjoy SABs homecoming street fair on Bowmans Den lawn.

Homecoming street fair part of homecoming fun

Megan Rohrback October 6, 2017

The UK Student Activities Board hosted a street fair Thursday evening for students prior to homecoming weekend.SAB paired with the STAT/Team Wildcat to host the street fair on Oct. 5 on the Bowman’s...

Members of the 2014-15 Kentucky Kernel staff pose for a picture at a Christmas party. Former photo editor Jonathan Krueger is pictured in the middle, sporting a hat and holding up the peace sign.

Two years later, he’s still our brother

Kernel Staff '14-15 April 16, 2017

Editor’s note: Two years ago, our newspaper and our community lost a kind friend, a devoted brother and a champion of the free spirit. We hope that on days like today everyone will remember Jonathan...

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Three arrested after home invasion on University Avenue

McKenna Horsley September 1, 2016

Three men have been arrested in connection with a home invasion on University Avenue Wednesday evening. Hunter Reynolds, 18, Jartavious Merritt, 21, and Reginald Kimball, 20, were spotted by UK police...

Student robbed in near-campus neighborhood

August 31, 2016

A UK student was robbed Wednesday night on University Drive, police said.The victim told police three men knocked on their apartment door at about 9:50 p.m. and forced their way into the home, Lexington...

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