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Intramural basketball comes to end

Intramural basketball comes to end

Monstars cruise in semifinal game With 7:06 left in the game vs. the AOII Pandas, the Monstars scored two points to seal a mercy rule victory. The Monstars,…

Baseball home opener delayed because of weather

Weather has wreaked havoc on the Racer baseball team’s home schedule as Johnny Reagan field remains unplayable following a second winter storm this week that forced the team…

Track and field make records indoor championship

Though the sun is beginning to shine, the Racer track and field team was set on the indoor championships in Charleston, Ill., Feb. 27-28. They may not have…

Coach finalizes football staff for 2015

Coach finalizes football staff for 2015

Head Coach Mitch Stewart has completed his staff for the 2015 season of Racer football according to GoRacers.com. Among the staff additions are Brandon Cooper who will serve…

Struggles continue for tennis

The men’s tennis team took their sixth shutout loss of 2015 on Feb. 28 to Temple University. With this 7-0 loss, the Racers have yet to win a…

News

New app turns photos into movies

A free app, released Wednesday, will allow phones and tablets to become mini-movie editors using…

Regensburg director set to retire

Regensburg director set to retire

After more than nine years of service with the Murray State study abroad program in…

Faculty studies abroad too

Faculty studies abroad too

Murray State students are no longer the only ones globe trotting. Now, faculty have jumped…

POLICE BEAT 3-6-15

POLICE BEAT 3-6-15

Feb. 27 2 a.m. An officer conducted a traffic stop. A written warning was issued…

Doggie day spa gets tails a-wagging

Doggie day spa gets tails a-wagging

  Aspiring veterinarians and vet technician students turned the A. Carman Animal Health Technology Center…

Unheralded custodians keep it clean

Along with the usual flow and noise of students and faculty, the wheezing of a…

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Features

‘Focus’ does not deliver winning hand

‘Focus’ does not deliver winning hand

“Focus” tries so hard to be the next sexy caper and make us believe there is such a thing as a perfect con. The film doesn’t succeed at…

Newcomers Old Dominion to perform on April 7

The sounds of country music will once again spread through campus when the Campus Activities Board brings the up-and-coming band Old Dominion to Lovett Auditorium next month. The…

Leave the night on

Leave the night on

On Feb. 23, I braved the remaining snow and ice and ventured to my home away from home, Nashville, Tenn., to see my absolute favorite up-and-coming country music…

Fraternity celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

Fraternity celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon and students of Murray Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America Day over the week of Feb. 23-26. The…

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Captain’s Log

Garrison: Do it for the Vine

I know you may be surprised to read this, but I did my fair share of stupid things as a teen. Jumping into the bushes face first…

Did she really say that?

If you’re reading this, hi mom

Because my minor is criminal justice, I’ve studied multiple societal, familial and personal risk factors to juvenile delinquency. Alongside drug abuse, poverty and antisocial behavior, growing up…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: Things I don’t understand

The world seems to make less sense every day.  Strange things are going on everywhere. This is not about UFOs, ESP or Bigfoot. It’s things more incredible…

Our View

Eating disorders affect all, every day

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. Phrases like “the freshman 15” are used euphemistically to describe the weight gain…

Letters

Letter to the Editor 3-6-15

Feb. 22 marks a day that people have waited a long time for. It marks the start of the Student Government Association elections. Being in the meeting…

Opinion

We are our first glass ceiling

It’s eighth grade, and I’m wearing a baggy T-shirt and flare jeans. My hairline is receding from the tight ponytails I subject it to each day, but…

Opinion

LGBTs? In my sitcoms?

There’s something addicting about AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” Since season one, I have watched the emotional roller coaster of relatable characters dying off, the primal struggle to…

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

There is a lot of violence committed in the name of religion or the lack thereof. The atheist that allegedly killed three Muslims in Chapel Hill, N.C.,…

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