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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Former UK student on trial for death of four-year-old, found not guilty

Former UK student on trial for death of four-year-old, found not guilty

Hannah Stanley October 14, 2021

On Thursday, former UK student Jacob Heil was found not guilty of reckless homicide after a fatal crash on Sept. 15, 2018, that killed four-year-old Marco Shemwell.                        Jurors...

Sexual assault on campus reported to UKPD

Sexual assault on campus reported to UKPD

Michael Clubb February 18, 2021

UKPD reported a sexual assault on campus in a UK Crime Bulletin issued across campus on Thursday.The crime bulletin stated that the report said a witness observed their roommate having unwanted sexual...

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Reports: Man shot multiple times near UK campus on Rose Street

Kernel News Staff November 7, 2019

A man was shot multiple times near the UK’s campus early Thursday morning, according to multiple media reports.The shooting occurred around 6 a.m. on Rose Street, near East Maxwell Street, according...

Police cars were parked next to Jewell Hall, a dorm on UKs campus, on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. A student was transported from the scene via ambulance after 2 p.m. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Student taken from Jewell Hall via ambulance, witnesses say

Jacob Eads January 23, 2019

An incident involving a student garnered a heavy police presence outside of UK’s Jewell Hall shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses at the scene around the time of the incident reported seeing emergency...

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Court ruling might change how UK addresses sexual misconduct cases

October 18, 2018

A contested new revision has the potential to affect UK’s policies and procedures for conducting disciplinary hearings in cases of campus sexual misconduct thanks to a recent ruling from a federal appeals...

Pieces of Karyn Olivier work Witness are cut out in preparation for their installation in the Memorial Hall vestibule on UKs campus on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Karyn Olivier was an artist chosen by the UK Memorial Hall art committee to create an artwork that adds context to Anne Rice OHanlons 1934 mural. OHanlons mural depicts a sanitized version of the brutality that existed during the time of slavery and legal segregation. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Once anonymous, now revered: Memorial Hall art adds context to debate of race in art

Rick Childress August 16, 2018

A space once wrought with racial tension now demands reverence for the subjugated.Karyn Olivier, the artist charged with assembling a complimentary art piece for the controversial mural in UK’s Memorial...

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