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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Wildcat mascot calls for the crowd to stand during the game against Ole Miss on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 67-62. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK Athletics to add STUNT as a varsity sport

Cole Parke September 10, 2021

The University of Kentucky has announced it is officially adding STUNT to their varsity athletics program, per Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart.STUNT is one of the fastest growing sports in the...

Lisa Niblock, a UK senior, is a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed at Lexingtons federal courthouse alleging that UK officials are discriminating against female athletes by refusing to create varsity sports opportunities. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Last resort:’ The story behind the Title IX lawsuit against UK

Emily Laytham September 28, 2019

In 1972, a federal law known as Title IX was passed mandating equal opportunity for men and women in collegiate sports. Soon after, Suzie Stammer was approached by the University of Kentucky’s athletics...

Lisa Niblock, a UK senior and plaintiff in the case, speaks during a press conference on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, outside the Fayette County District courthouse in Lexington, Kentucky. A lawsuit was filed at Lexingtons federal courthouse alleging that UK officials are discriminating against female athletes by refusing to create varsity sports opportunities. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Two students sue UK, say university lacks enough womens varsity sports

Jacob Eads September 25, 2019

Two women have filed a federal suit against UK accusing the university of violating federal law by refusing to create enough opportunities for women to play varsity sports.The lawsuit states that UK is...

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