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Kentucky Kernel

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70 years later, we still aren’t fully ‘integrated’

Mohammad Ahmad September 27, 2019

We have a long way to go.The University of Kentucky is not living in a post-racial society. Convincing ourselves that we’re past racism is a lie — a big, blatant lie. As UK celebrates the 70th anniversary...

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In wake of shootings, we must promote empathy on campus

October 29, 2018

The past few days have been a whirlwind of grief.Last week, a Louisville shooting left two dead at a Kroger and was called a hate crime. The shooter, now somewhat famously, said, “whites don’t kill...

The blue team scores a point during the Blue-White game at Rupp Arena on Sunday 10 21, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Blue team pulls away for the win in men’s basketball scrimmage

October 21, 2018

The Kentucky Wildcats' 2018-2019 team showed fans a preview of what's to come this season on Sunday night in their annual blue and white scrimmage. The blue team came out on top with a 104-96 win. For...

Leave ‘reverse racism’ in 2016

January 12, 2017

Race relations in America have been on shaky ground for some time now, and with the impending inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, hopes are low for improvement from both combatants on both sides...

Seventeen out of 42 Interfraternal Council, National Panhellenic Conference and United Greek Coalition organizations were above 90 percent white in the 2015-16 school year. 

Greek life lags behind campus in diversity

Marjorie Kirk April 14, 2016

[email protected] open records request filed by the Kentucky Kernel revealed that the racial makeup of UK’s Interfraternal Council fraternities and Panhellenic Conference sororities as a whole are...

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