UK Football Team Hires In-House Attorneys to Ward Off NCAA Officials

LEXINGTON—Hobbled by his team’s recent legal troubles, UK Head Football Coach Rich Brooks announced that the Athletics Association has hired a full-time, in-house team of legal representatives to assist the flagship football program in protecting its athletes. With the hires, UK becomes the first SEC school to have its own legal representation, specifically dedicated to… Read More UK Football Team Hires In-House Attorneys to Ward Off NCAA Officials

Lee Todd Cashes In During Budget Crisis

LEXINGTON—University of Kentucky President Lee Todd, Jr. attracted public scorn earlier this spring when he announced that he chose to accept $95,000 out of a $145,000 bonus, in addition to his already “Top 20-esque” annual salary. Todd remarked that the bonus should be interpreted as his “fair compensation,” not as a token of overweening pride.… Read More Lee Todd Cashes In During Budget Crisis

Vilified Kernel Cartoonist to be Featured in Gallery

By Jeremiah Stone COLUMBUS OH—The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library announced plans to include University of Kentucky Law student Brad Fletcher and his infamous Kentucky Kernel cartoon in its new exhibit, Exercises in Futility: Poorly-Executed Political Critiques from 1845-2008. The exhibit seeks to memorialize visual images—especially political cartoons—that once held a well-intentioned goal of critiquing systemic… Read More Vilified Kernel Cartoonist to be Featured in Gallery