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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A masked student studies in the William T. Young Library during the first day of classes for the fall 2020 semester on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Zoom classes: Soon to be a memory or here to stay?

Shawn Clancy April 19, 2021

In a post-COVID world, should UK still offer a greater amount of online and hybrid classes than they did pre-COVID?Ask any student or professor about “zoom fatigue” and I guarantee you’ll receive...

Gov. Andy Beshear announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Gov. Andy Beshear announces new COVID-19 restrictions

The top five days for positive cases in Kentucky during the entire COVID-19 pandemic have been recorded in the last week.Tuesday, Nov. 17 was the fourth highest day for positive cases in the state, with 2,753...

Kameron Roach demonstrates the proper form to set a ball on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at her apartment in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Student teachers firsthand participants in virtual learning evolution

Natalie Parks November 11, 2020

Emmy Johnston’s students didn’t know how to read.Johnston, a senior and elementary education major, is currently in the practicum stage of her student teaching – full-time work with a cooperating...

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,...

Bron Bourque, a UK freshman, poses for a portrait taken over FaceTime on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Online-only students weigh in on their unique semester

Lauren Campbell October 13, 2020

UK is offering a mixture of in-person and online instruction to students this semester with the majority of UK students experiencing both online and in-person instruction. However, several UK students,...

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