Simplifying the selection process

Simplifying the selection process

“This whole election process just doesn’t work for me,” Dud said, sipping his coffee. “There’s no way we can tell who is...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, Sept. 30, the 274th day of 2016. There are 92 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept...

September 30th, 2016 |  


UK’s bent for secrecy harming university’s reputation

An open-records battle between the University of Kentucky and its independent student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, has raised questions about the u...

September 29th, 2016 |  


New exhibit on American workers makes us think

The great Chicago author and historian Studs Terkel once wrote this about work:“It is about a search, too, for daily meaning as well as daily br...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Thursday, Sept. 29, the 273rd day of 2016. There are 93 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Se...

September 29th, 2016 |  


The success of the voter fraud myth

How does a lie come to be widely taken as the truth?The answer is disturbingly simple: Repeat it over and over again. When faced with facts that contr...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Constitution Day: What shall we celebrate?

Constitution Day: What shall we celebrate?

I did not celebrate Constitution Day, Sept. 17, primarily because I did not know how to do so. The federal government requires colleges to do somethin...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2016. There are 94 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On S...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Defending the public’s right to know: Lessons from Flint

The ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan has focused a floodlight on the threat that secrecy poses to public health and safety and the critical nee...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Ky. should look to hospitals, tobacco tax to fund Medicaid expansion

Amid the hue and cry over Gov. Matt Bevin’s proposed Medicaid revamp, an important point has been missing: It would not save very much money.Lik...

September 27th, 2016 |