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Racers win by three, extend streak to 17

Racers win by three, extend streak to 17

Three-point shots were the dominant theme right off the bat as the UT Martin Skyhawks took an early 5-0 lead over the Racers Saturday night at the CFSB…

Super Bowls of food

Super Bowls of food

This Sunday is one of my favorite days of the year. Filled with football, friends and food, Super Bowl Sunday is the summation of all my favorite things…

INTRAMURAL SPOTLIGHT: Down a man, Tri-Lam still drops Team Lob City

INTRAMURAL SPOTLIGHT: Down a man, Tri-Lam still drops Team Lob City

Tri-Lam needed just four players to beat Team Lob City Tuesday night. Tri-Lam lacked six of their 10 players, but still stormed out to an early lead. A…

Tennis finds no advantage to new rule

In the first match of the season against the University of Tennessee, Murray State twins Eleonore and Verginie Tchakarova lost games they might have been able to win…

Racers athletes break personal bests  as they prepare for Indiana Relays

Racers athletes break personal bests as they prepare for Indiana Relays

The Murray State track and field athletes set 30 personal bests while competing Saturday at the Scarlet and Black Invitational in Jonesboro, Ark. “It’s a pretty big deal…

News

New Franklin will result in less parking

New Franklin will result in less parking

“The worst part of my college experience thus far is the parking.” Kelsey Spillman, senior…

Strategic plan town hall sparks student feedback

Strategic plan town hall sparks student feedback

(WITH VIDEO) – Around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Curris Center Small Ballroom held approximately 80 laughing…

Proposed LGBT bill causes concerns of ethics, legality

With the introduction of Senate Bill 76 to the state General Assembly last week, Kentucky…

Jenkins Smith speaks on shooting

Jenkins Smith speaks on shooting

Paralyzed from the chest down after a bullet hit right above her heart, Missy Jenkins…

$40,000 in scholarships for safety students

$40,000 in scholarships for safety students

About $40,000 in scholarship money has been raised by the Kentucky Safety and Health Network,…

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Guidelines on whether to drop or audit a class

Each course on a student’s transcript has a letter grade printed to its left side. Some students take a withdrawal, or “W,” instead of a grade they consider…

Lecturer of women’s rights to visit campus

Get ready to feel the girl power, ladies of Murray State.  For decades, women have been encouraged to go after leadership positions in government, their community and careers.…

Ain’t nothin’ but a party

Ain’t nothin’ but a party

I really like all types of music. I’ve never been super picky when it comes to the music I like and don’t like (which doesn’t happen very often).…

Full of mustache jokes, minus the laughs

Full of mustache jokes, minus the laughs

I remember seeing the trailer for this film last year. It reminded me so much of actor Peter Sellers’ performance as the clueless Inspector Jacques Clouseau in the…

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Captain’s Log

Creativity and the American Dream

I often write about creativity. I wholeheartedly believe that it is one of the most effective ways to remind ourselves just how truly unique we all are.…

Did she really say that?

Love thy fellow weirdo

As a senior in college with some elective credits I need to get off the table, I decided to take a course on the psychology of human…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: An unforced perspective

There’s a rhetorical question so often repeated that it has the patina of philosophy. It’s a paradigm in which people are categorized as either seeing a proverbial…

Our View

Renewing TVA contract proves risky

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. A full house at the CFSB Center usually means fun and fandom, but…

Letters

Letter to the Editor 1-30-15

Last week, two representatives from the Commonwealth Policy Center sent a Letter to the Editor, criticizing the proposed fairness ordinance created by Murray’s Human Rights Commission. In…

Opinion

Valentine: Equality month

If this paper is “hot off the press,” you are reading this essay at the end of what may appropriately be called, “Equality Month.” It may be…

Opinion

Moore: It’s a punk rock life

As I was in the office of WKMS-FM 91.3 in Murray, it was refreshing to hear the band Fugazi’s song titled, “Waiting Room.” After hearing the song on…

Opinion

Swipe right for self-love

I’m all about Tinder pranks. People making fake Tinder profiles and saying strange things to their matches is funny to me. While the dating app provides meetups,…

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