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News

Education abroad office highlights LGBTQ opportunities

Sarah Mead Staff Writer smead@murraystate.edu As a part of LGBTQ history month, the Education Abroad office is currently promoting resources for the LGBTQ community. “While it is important for any student to research his or her host country before departing, for an LGBTQ student, it is essential,” according to LGBTQ Abroad, the Study Abroad Office’s Read More


Sports

Rifle jumps out to 2-0 season start with win against Morehead State

Simon Elfrink Staff Writer selfrink@murraystate.edu The Murray State Rifle team came to play in 2020-21 the home opener, beating Morehead State University 4674-4649 at Pat Spurgeon Rifle Range.  The Racers bested the Eagles in smallbore, winning 2319-2310. They also pulled ahead in air rifle as well with 2355-2339.  “I thought we had a good effort,” Read More


Features

Racer Band wraps up the semester with Friends and Family Performance

Mason Galemore Contributing Writer mgalemore@murraystate.edu Racer Band has persisted through unparalleled challenges caused by COVID-19, and they ended this semester with a first and final performance. The Friends and Family Performance took place this past Saturday, Oct. 24, at Roy Stewart Stadium in the drizzling rain with the company of a socially distanced and masked Read More


Opinion

Conquering COVID-19: It takes an entire campus to beat the coronavirus

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, The News posted an editorial urging University administrators to release the number of positive COVID-19 cases on campus. Since then, President Bob Jackson sent out the number of positive students (14), faculty and staff (4) COVID-19 cases as of Aug.19. The News thanks President Jackson and University administrators for listening to Read More