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UK alumna Ashley Westerman speaks via a Zoom livestream about her experience as a freelance journalist and her time covering Ukraine on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at McVey Hall in Lexington, Kentucky. Students, faculty and guests watch through the Zoom link and ask questions toward the end. Photo by Carter Skaggs | Staff

‘Your career is never direct.’ UK alumnus shares experiences reporting in Ukraine, Philippines

Gracie Moore, Reporter January 30, 2023

UK students and faculty heard from School of Journalism and Media alumnus Ashley Westerman via Zoom about her experience covering the war between Ukraine and Russia, on Thursday, Jan. 26. Westerman...

Mike Thompson (left) and Williams Atkinson, the two leaders of the Lexington Lightsaber League, ready their weapons on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, at Woodland Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Thompson and Atkinson are the two members that have been a part of the league for the longest. Photo by Kaitlyn Skaggs | Staff

From a galaxy far, far away to Lexington: Lightsaber league brings Star Wars to life

Kaleb Littleton November 4, 2021

For almost 45 years, Star Wars has held a massive presence in popular culture. From an annual array of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader Halloween costumes to never-ending Yoda memes, the movie franchise...

A man remembers the fallen victims of 9/11. UK Army and Air Force ROTC placed nearly 3,000 flags this morning in front of the administration building and had speakers read out the names of fallen victims of the terrorism attacks of September 11th, 2001 on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

How the memory of the 9/11 tragedy lives on

Editorial Board September 9, 2021

It is the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.For many Americans, this means the 20-year anniversary of losing a loved one. Some grieve despite not having lost anyone, due to the strife that this day...

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