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Underground UK: Over the ‘hurdle,’ Kentucky Horse Park celebrates 40 years

Megan Brown April 3, 2018

The Kentucky Horse Park is galloping into its 40th year anniversary with a celebration featuring a variety of horse themed events throughout spring and summer."We represent Kentucky's best known and best...

Mad Mikes is an all-American food truck based in Lexington.

Underground UK: Mad Mike’s is the destination for American-styled munchies

Megan Brown February 27, 2018

Lexington locals looking for all-American classics like burgers and fries can crunch their cravings at the popular Mad Mike’s Food Truck.“I’ve tried to make other items but people gravitate towards...

PRHBtN mural Lincoln by Eduardo Kobra, located on the back wall of the Kentucky Theater in Lexington, Ky., on Monday, April 20, 2015. Photo by Caleb Gregg | Staff

Underground UK: Discover Lexington’s history through scavenger hunts

Megan Brown February 14, 2018

Lexington is known for horses, bourbon and basketball, but its rich history and flourishing art scene is less familiar to visitors and locals alike.The foundation of Lexington’s past is rooted in a variety...

Underground UK: Ways to cut back on movie costs

Megan Brown February 7, 2018

The costly expense of tickets along with stadium-priced concessions has made it harder to go to the movies, especially on a college student’s tight budget.Students have to balance paying rent, food and...

Underground UK: Lucky’s Market redefines the grocery store experience

Megan Brown February 5, 2018

Most super markets have the same general concept. The fruits and vegetables are in the front, the frozen items are in the last aisle and other grocery items spread throughout the middle rows. Lucky’s...

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...

Ellipticals in the Johnson Center help create energy to cut down on electricity costs. .Photo by Emily Wuetcher

Underground UK: Don’t ‘weight’ to get in shape

Megan Brown January 19, 2018

According to Business Insider, 80 percent of New Year’s Resolutions are broken within the first six weeks of the New Year. One of the most common of these is getting in shape, but over time loses its...

New year, new semester, new GPA

Megan Brown January 12, 2018

It’s the season of college students' New Year’s resolutions to avoid procrastination and improve their GPA’s from last semester. Students will enter the year revived with dreams of A’s and a determination...

Student Shopping

Underground UK: Student discounts make holiday shopping easier

Megan Brown December 20, 2017

Sleigh bells are ringing and dollar signs are ch-chinging, which can only mean one thing– present shopping for your friends and family this holiday season. Student discounts are offered around Lexington...

Underground UK: Give thanks at Lexington restaurants this holiday season

Megan Brown November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving is the middle child of holidays. It is often overlooked with the anticipation of finding the perfect Halloween costume and is drowned out by Christmas songs that officially start playing on...

Underground UK: How to find the perfect parking spot

Megan Brown November 17, 2017

Have you ever felt personally victimized by UK parking? UK Parking Control Officers are constantly on patrol, ticketing unsuspecting drivers and booting or towing illegally parked vehicles. The common...

Dustin Hodges reading in High on Art and Coffee. Photo by Madison Rexroat | Staff.

Underground UK: Coffee shop downtown offers more than just a caffeine high

Megan Brown November 8, 2017

Over the years, drinking coffee has become a hobby where the experience of the café is just as important as the taste of the coffee itself. For college students, coffee shops offer a hub to study, meet...

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