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What exactly  are we beating?

What exactly are we beating?

Sports are obviously about beating someone – the opponent. But no one can turn a blind eye to the beatings that have been all over the media lately,…

‘Big Five’ changes could impact OVC

Athletic departments across the country are preparing to make major financial and administrative changes, and Murray State isn’t immune. At the end of summer, the NCAA passed a…

Soccer snaps losing streak

Soccer snaps losing streak

  The road woes of the Murray State women’s soccer team continued Sept. 12 as it lost 1-0 to Middle Tennessee State then bounced back Sunday to defeat…

Tennis prepares to kick off fall season

Interim Head Coach Jorge Caetano is ready for a strong and positive season as the women’s tennis team gears up for the first match of the season. As…

News

Take Back the Night date moved

Between 600 and 700 students will have to wait until the spring semester before they…

School of Nursing to hold ceremony

School of Nursing to hold ceremony

For the first time at Murray State, nursing students will don the age-old white coat…

University budget in unexpected surplus

University budget in unexpected surplus

Murray State is beginning the fiscal year 2014-15 with excess revenue of approximately $3.8 million…

New Breathitt Veterinary Center to open in 2016

New Breathitt Veterinary Center to open in 2016

Lines of shovels broke into the soil at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Breathitt…

Considering the options

Considering the options

Many college students worry about the dreaded “freshman 15” which could be gained while living…

Cell phone service disappears, leaves students disconnected

Cell phone service disappears, leaves students disconnected

For many people in Murray, Sept. 8 was a step back in time. Students and…

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LGBT hosts Conversation and Dessert for public

LGBT hosts Conversation and Dessert for public

  Murray State is making great advances toward LGBT equality, said Jody Cofer Randall, LBGT program event coordinator, but it is by no means finished. When Cofer Randall…

Kidnapped by Taylor Swift

Kidnapped by Taylor Swift

Since I got such positive feedback from the last time I shared a story about Taylor Swift I figured it was time to share another one. This one…

‘I Don’t Dance’ pleases country fans

‘I Don’t Dance’ pleases country fans

Born and raised in Sumter, S.C., Lee Brice is a rising country star and former football player for Clemson University. Brice has written many songs that he has…

Community businesses provide student discounts, special offers

Community businesses provide student discounts, special offers

While it is no secret that coming to college is stressful on the mind and body, what most students do not realize before moving away from home is…

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Captain’s Log

Garrison: Why men should cook

Pour some heavy whipping cream into a pan. Put on medium-high heat (around a seven, in numerical terms) and then add grated parmesan cheese while slowly stirring…

Did she really say that?

Losing all faith in the NFL

I grew up in a house that loves NFL football. I watched the games religiously, I memorized player statistics to a near compulsion and the Superbowl comes…

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Valentine: Summer can be life-changing

It’s summer time. Summer, for most of us, means an end to school for a brief respite. It does not, however, mean an end to learning. It’s…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: The week of the undead

No, this column is not about zombies. Many of us may resemble zombies during the last week of class but that’s not what this column is about.…

Our View

Sexual assault victims can reach out

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. The looming reality of sexual assault, especially on college campuses, has been a…

Letters

Letters to the Editor 9-12-14

The recent designation of three gender-neutral restrooms on our campus is a welcome and late-coming development, yet it has become clear, via national news (not to mention…

Opinion

Valentine: Engarde! Driving in Murray

We are now one month into an exciting new semester. Most people have found their classrooms (although they may not use this information on a regular basis),…

Opinion

Letters to the Editor 9-12-14

First, I want to commend The Murray State News for covering the demonstrators who protested the shooting of Michael Brown outside of Waterfield Library. I’m sure it…

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