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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

BROADCAST: Inside Eastside Technical Center’s media & broadcast class

Bryce Towle, TikTok Manager May 2, 2024

Michelle Rauch teaches a one-of-a-kind media & broadcast class for high school students at East Side Technical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Learn about the opportunity waiting for these students...

BROADCAST: Medical Marijuana in Kentucky

Nate Lucas, Reporter April 29, 2024

On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced businesses will begin to apply for a license to distribute medical marijuana once it’s legalized Jan. 1st, 2025. Reporter Nate Lucas has more on the story.

BROADCAST: KY officials stress importance of work zone awareness

Edward Smith, Reporter April 27, 2024

As orange cones begin to line the roads this summer, Kentucky officials are asking drivers to drive safely when approaching work zones.

BROADCAST: Nigel Marcellus Taylor crosses off making a TEDx talk from his bucket list

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager April 23, 2024

TEDx and the University of Kentucky collaborated for the first time this month, and Nigel Marcellus Taylor, a UK doctoral candidate, didn’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity. Reporter...

BROADCAST: The Annual Powderpuff Football game

Drew Metanchuk, Reporter April 18, 2024

The Epsilon Chi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. partnered with the Black Student Union to play powderpuff, a game of flag football where women take the field and men coach. Here’s Drew Metanchuk with...

BROADCAST: University of Kentucky fashion students put on Color Me Kentucky spring fashion show

Gabriella Mercedes, Reporter April 15, 2024

Fashion students in the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment came together to put on the 7th annual Color Me Kentucky fashion show Thursday, April 11 at the Central Bank Center. Reporter...

BROADCAST: Big Blue Nation welcomes home Mark Pope as the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2024

Two days after the official hire of former Wildcat Mark Pope, the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball received the warmest welcome possible in a packed Rupp Arena. Pope comes to Lexington after...

BROADCAST: UK students react to the news of former men’s basketball coach John Calipari leaving Big Blue Nation

Kolby Wohl, Reporter April 13, 2024

The University of Arkansas announced Hall of Famer John Calipari will become its men’s basketball coach. The announcement came hours after Calipari released a video saying goodbye to the University of...

BROADCAST: Becoming Miss Kentucky: The Mallory Hudson Story

Giana Gallo, Broadcast/Podcast Manager March 4, 2024

From Miss Bowling Green to 3rd runner in Miss America, Mallory Hudson shares her journey of becoming 2023 Miss Kentucky.

BROADCAST: Sister Circle Forum

Gabriella Mercedes, Reporter February 28, 2024

The Martin Luther King Center at the University of Kentucky hosted their 8th annual Sister Circle Forum in the Gatton Student Center on Thursday, Feb. 22. Reporter Gabriella Mercedes shows more insight...


Carlee Hogsten and Sofia Gustafson February 26, 2024

Burl Brew, a new bar and distillery, will open on Friday, March 1, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky, on the Burl campus. Carlee Hogsten and Sofia Gustafson have the rest of the story here.

BROADCAST: Lexington Pizza Week

Edward Smith, Reporter February 23, 2024

Lexington Pizza Week is in full swing, with two more days left in the week. From Monday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, participating restaurants offer two unique $10 specials for the community. Here’s...

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