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A battle of the Sivills siblings ends in a Racers win
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Faculty Senate finishes semester with controversial discussions
Beshear gives update on potential budget cut
Racer Dining employee discusses effects of COVID-19 outbreak

News

Board of Regents decides to remain in pension system

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu Cady Stribling News Editor cstribling1@murraystate.edu The Board of Regents held a meeting on Friday, Dec. 4, via Zoom to discuss many topics including the KERS Nonhazardous pension system, fall enrollment and a revised mission statement and strategic plan.   COVID-19 Relief Funds President Bob Jackson announced Gov. Andy Beshear is providing Read More


Sports

women’s basketball falls to SEMO

Jakob Milani Staff Writer jmilani@murraystate.edu Defense was on display for the SEMO Redhawks on Thursday, Jan. 14, when they defeated the Murray State Racers 69-53. Both teams started off slow, with neither scoring more than three points during the first 3:30. A floater by junior guard Macey Turley put the Racers up 5-3. SEMO played Read More


Features

Rock-A-Thon event to be held virtually

Dionte Berry Staff Writer dberry11@murraystate.edu Alpha Gamma Delta’s Rock-A-Thon is a traditional Murray State philanthropy event, but like many other traditions it has seen a break from the norm because of COVID-19. The Rock-A-Thon is an annual event that started during the 1970s where Greek organizations face off in a lip sync dance competition to 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