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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky running back Kavosiey Smoke (0) runs towards the end zone during the University of Kentucky vs. South Carolina football game on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. UK won 16-10. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Wildcats seek to deep fry the Gamecocks for bounce-back win

Cole Parke, Sports Editor October 7, 2022

Coming off a 22-19 loss in Oxford against then No. 14 Ole Miss, Kentucky seeks to rebound at home against South Carolina. The loss was the first of the season for the Wildcats, seeing the team go from...

A group of South Carolina Gamecocks players make a tackle during the South Carolina vs. Georgia State football game on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. Photo by Sydney Dunlap | Daily Gamecock

Across the (By)Line: South Carolina Gamecocks

Cole Parke, Sports Editor October 6, 2022

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky football fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports editor. This week: The Daily...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) walks off the field after the No. 7 Kentucky vs. No. 14 Ole Miss football game on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Vaught Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. Ole Miss won 22-19. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: It’s the little things that threaten to sink UK football

Cole Parke, Sports Editor October 6, 2022

Now two days removed from the loss in Oxford, one question still lingers on the mind of many UK fans: “What just happened?” The answer is quite simple: nothing that couldn’t have been predicted...

A family poses for a picture at the Bluegrass Biscuit Bash as a part of Family Weekend on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Kentucky Kernel

Cats visit their kittens for University of Kentucky Parents Weekend

Nate Lucas, Reporter October 2, 2022

UK Family Weekend kicked off with a Welcome Reception Friday, Sept. 23, at the Gatton Student Center. The weekend featured a Pep Rally, Bluegrass Biscuit Bash and the Kentucky Doughnut Trail. Freshman...

Students wait in line for Nathan’s Taqueria food truck 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

Eat Around the World invites students to travel the world, without leaving UK’s campus

Taylor Moon September 26, 2022

University of Kentucky's Student Activities Board (SAB) hosted “Eat Around the World” on Sept. 16, an event designed to introduce students to the food, traditions, music and people of other cultures...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver DeMarcus Harris (4) is tackled during the No. 9 Kentucky vs. Youngstown State football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 31-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Wildcats look to kennel the Huskies in week four

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Coming off a 31-0 win over Youngstown State, the first shutout under current head coach Mark Stoops, Kentucky turns its sights towards its final non-Louisville non-conference matchup of the season: Northern...

Autum Bailey, president of Coffee Cats, poses for a photo on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Humans of UK: Autum Bailey brews a cup of community

Albert Myers September 20, 2022

Last year, Autum Bailey and her friend Devin Lambert co-founded a club for UK students to try new coffee shops in the Lexington area while meeting other people. Bailey, a junior human health sciences major,...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) hands the ball off to running back Kavosiey Smoke (0) during the No. 20 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Florida football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. UK won 26-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Wildcats hope to freeze Penguins in game three

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 15, 2022

Fresh off the heels of a win over then No. 12 Florida in Gainesville, now No. 9 Kentucky sets its sights on its annual FCS opponent with this year’s sacrificial lamb being the Youngstown State Penguins. Kentucky...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) throws a pass during the No. 20 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Florida football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. UK won 26-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: Kentucky’s win over Florida signifies nothing but success going forward

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 14, 2022

While a massive win on its own, Kentucky football’s win over then No. 12 Florida may go down as one of the most important of the season for the Wildcats. It was said before the season even began and...

New UK Invests program incentivizes student wellness and financial education

New UK Invests program incentivizes student wellness and financial education

Lindsey Davis, Asst. News Editor September 12, 2022

On Monday morning, University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto sent an email introducing UK Invests, “a first-of-its-kind initiative to enhance student wellness.” Capilouto said that UK Invests...

Florida Gators safety Rashad Torrence II (22) tackles Utah Utes running back Tavion Thomas (9) during the Florida vs. Utah football game on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. Photo by Rae Riiska | The Independent Florida Alligator

Across the (By)Line: Florida Gators

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 10, 2022

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky football fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports editor.  This week: The Alligator,...

Police vehicles are parked along University Avenue after responding to reports of shots being fired on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Two suspects in off-campus shooting have prior charges for shootings

Brooklyn Walters, Opinions editor September 9, 2022

The suspects arrested after Wednesday’s off-campus shooting were involved in two other recent shootings, according to court documents.  Police arrested Jason Almanza-Arryo, 19, Thursday morning for...

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