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Prohm takes 100th victory, win streak extends to 23

Prohm takes 100th victory, win streak extends to 23

Fans were stacked to the aisle in the CFSB Center as the Racers prepared to play at home for the last time this season. The pre-game festivities celebrated…

More broken records by track and field

The Murray State track and field team continued their trend of breaking personal records at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet Feb. 13-14. “It was a really…

Racers clinch regular-season OVC championship title

The Racers faced a fresh challenge Saturday night as they took on the Southeast  Missouri State Redhawks at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Despite the Racers’ 20-0…

0-1,000 REAL QUICK

0-1,000 REAL QUICK

Sophomore point guard Cameron Payne is the face of the Racers as they coast on a 20-game win streak. As the newest member of Murray State’s 1,000-point club,…

Racer win streak draws attention of NBA scouts

Racer win streak draws attention of NBA scouts

In recent weeks, the Murray State men’s basketball team has played in front of NBA scouts both at home and on the road. NBA teams are sending scouts…

News

Tobacco-free implementation preparation starts

In preparation for Murray State’s new tobacco-free policy scheduled to go into effect next August,…

Updated website revealed

Updated website revealed

Murray State’s new website was soft-launched on February 6, but the planning for the new…

Small business workshop to be held in March, April

A three-night workshop highlighting the perils of entrepreneurship will be hosted by the Murray State…

A Taste of Africa

A Taste of Africa

(WITH VIDEO) – African spirit was brought to Murray State Friday as approximately 40 students…

University ranked third for romantic tradition

University ranked third for romantic tradition

When students, faculty and staff think of Murray State’s rankings, they may think of the…

Lecturer speaks about Islam, US preconceptions, Quran laws

Lecturer speaks about Islam, US preconceptions, Quran laws

Invited by the Muslim Student Organization, 31-year-old Eesaa Wood took the Faculty Hall lecture floor…

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WKMS to host Battle of the Bands competition

With guitars wielded and drum sticks at the ready, bands of Murray are prepared to enter another great Battle of the Bands. The annual Battle of the Bands…

Reflecting on history

Reflecting on history

(WITH VIDEO) – Imagine waking up in the morning and going where no woman has gone before, paving the way for the future and inspiring people for ages…

TV production students take trip to CMT studios

TV production students take trip to CMT studios

A lucky 41 TV production majors traveled to Nashville, Tenn., Monday to tour the Country Music Television facility, meet with production personnel and interact in several tapings. The…

Gaither Vocal Band to perform in March

Gaither Vocal Band to perform in March

Lovett Auditorium will be the venue of yet another world-renowned artist. The Gaither Vocal Band will perform in Lovett Auditorium at 6 p.m. on March 14 in Lovett Auditorium.…

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Captain’s Log

What if Peter Pan had it right?

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve had the phrase “Grow up” aimed at me, I’d be a wealthy man. Whether by a parent, a…

Did she really say that?

Bible thumpers thumping

When Tennessee declared the raccoon as its state animal and the Eastern Red Cedar as its state tree, there likely wasn’t a huge discussion.      …

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: A nation of laws

Sometimes the system works. This is one of those times, thanks to United States District Judge Andrew Hanen.  Political science classes have a case study unfolding before…

Our View

Step one: Don’t rape

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. It should be common sense that Public Safety and Emergency Management is responsible…

Letters

Letter to the Editor

The title “Textbook profits benefit publisher, not University” in the February 6 issue of The Murray State News is misleading.  As an Murray State faculty member and…

Opinion

Thompson: All we do is rally cry

I want to let you in on a little secret. It’s something pretty big and life-altering. If you know the secret, you feel it. If you don’t…

Opinion

Don’t stand so close to me

I’m a huge fan of The Police. No, not actual police officers, but the 80s English rock band. One of their biggest hits was “Don’t Stand So…

Opinion

Letter to the Editor 6-13-15

The statistics state that one in five women will experience sexual assault in their lifetime. But what is a statistic but a number on a page? If…

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