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

Published on Sep 17, 2008 in Archives, Campus, Sports

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 bailing out star players. “When I heard about Curtis Pulley and Will...

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Lee Todd Cashes In During Budget Crisis

Published on Sep 17, 2008 in Archives, Campus

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. “I hope he got a decent tax credit for such a generous contribution,” said Susan...

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Vilified Kernel Cartoonist to be Featured in Gallery

Published on Sep 3, 2008 in Archives, Campus, U.S.

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 racism...

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