The Kentucky Kernel, like any other independent newspaper, is a part of the fourth estate. While we cover all newsworthy government actions and events, we are a distinct entity. 

As you may know, Kentucky’s gubernatorial election is on Tuesday, November 5th. If you are reading this, you have most likely already decided to vote. You probably understand that the candidate chosen to be Kentucky’s governor for the next four years will have a significant impact on the cit…

“We uncovered no insensitive or racist images” reported the Courier-Journal in February of this year, referring to their review of past Kentucky yearbooks. You can image our surprise, then, when one of the Kernel staffers leafed through the 1953 Kentuckian, UK’s now-defunct yearbook, and cam…