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When he was appointed the new director of UK’s School of Architecture last week, Jeffrey Johnson felt excited and honored. Chosen from a pool of 50 applicants for the position, Johnson felt the history of the school and its legacy compelled him to apply for the position.

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When he was appointed the new director of UK’s School of Architecture last week, Jeffrey Johnson felt excited and honored. Chosen from a pool of 50 applicants for the position, Johnson felt the history of the school and its legacy compelled him to apply for the position.

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For years, leaders of UK’s Christian Student Fellowship have dreamed of expanding their building to accommodate their ministry’s growth and the growth of their mission — to minister to UK’s community of more than 30,000 students.

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On Sunday, UK’s Arboretum will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a Founders Day celebration at 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will collect items for a time capsule.  

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For incoming freshmen and others wanting to rush this fall, changes have occurred that will affect the basis of recruitment. The length of the UK Panhellenic Formal Recruitment week has been extended from seven days to nine days starting this fall and has changed to value-based recruiting.

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Another exit by a player from the UK basketball program came Wednesday morning, but this time from the men’s team. While the team has a top ranked recruiting class coming in, it will lose some depth and experience at the guard position as John Calipari announced that freshman guard Charles M…

A year after helping UK nearly capture perfection, Karl-Anthony Towns continued to show the promise that made him a top-ranked recruit and a dominant freshman for the Cats at the next level as he was unanimously named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.

Prior to last year, the drought of a Triple Crown winner had entered it’s 37th straight year. The failure of a horse to accomplish one of the premier feats in the world of sports — securing wins at the Kentucky Derby, Belmont Stakes and Preakness Stakes — led to it resembling more of a myth …

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The Lexington Herald-Leader recently received a letter to the editor that sparked discussion. To summarize the letter titled "Rudeness at UK graduation," Ruth Ward, who attended one of UK's graduation ceremonies, wrote, “I have attended many college graduations over the years. But one thing …

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At UK and many other universities, women get into cars with strangers who drive them to fraternity parties. 

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With its colored blocks and nap time, early child care education can be one of the most formative times for a preschooler. 

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As our university faces a 4.5 percent budget cut over the next biennium, the possibility of tuition hikes looms over both myself and my fellow students. When asked what will I do as the Student Government Association President in response to rising tuition costs, I have always made sure stud…

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Earlier this week, Lauren Sauer, an opinion columnist for A Plus, wrote an article to make a point about today’s fashion. Sauer did an experiment where she dressed like well-known ‘It girls’ Kendall Jenner, Alexa Chung and Gigi Hadid, and she tested whether the reason society reacts so posit…

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A resume is not something you should attempt to throw together when you want to get a job. It is a timeline of your personal and professional involvements that should demonstrate not just where you come from and where you are heading, but also how well you are aligning what you do now with w…

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There’s been a trend in recent years of looking at higher education through the eyes of an economist, comparing higher education to an investment.

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There’s no debate over whether Kentucky Proud has the right idea. By supporting Kentucky farmers and producers, the state economy can grow, and consumers who can’t easily access a farmer’s market or who don’t personally know a farmer can find local and unique Kentucky products. The idea behi…

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An Indianapolis brother and sister duo brought an experience to Lexington that can have everyone feeling like Van Gogh. On West Tiverton Way in Lexington, the artsy, and those looking for a fun night out, can create paintings while enjoying the “social entertainment.”       

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As the end of the semester quickly approaches with an onslaught of exams and late-night study sessions, students located on UK’s south campus will soon be facing the end of an experience that will no longer be offered at the university.

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On April 2, the official start to National Autism Awareness Month, buildings across campus such as Memorial Hall, Champions Court I and II, and Woodland Glen I glowed blue as part of World Autism Awareness Day. Blue is the official color of autism awareness, and UK buildings are matching ico…

  • Abby Eaton

Look across campus during the warmer months, students might have more of a pep in their step and larger smiles on their faces. People being happier in the spring time isn’t just an idea, but it can actually be seen in several different aspects of psychology.

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When it’s not a bird or a plane, it’s probably a flying, floating and diving drone made by UK graduate Osamah Rawashdeh.

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The UK Capoeira Club was founded in November 2007 by two UK students, Eduardo Rienzi and Alfonso Suarez, the club’s first president. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music, and it is usually referred to as a game. It was founded by Brazilian…