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Racers battle Jacksonville State

Racers battle Jacksonville State

The Racers started strong in the contest against Jacksonville State Saturday. Just two minutes into the game, redshirt sophomore quarterback K.D. Humphries scored the first touchdown on a…

Football looks forward to Jacksonville State at home

After a 45-14 loss to the Western Michigan Broncos Saturday at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Mich., the Racers look ahead to conference play, despite a slight bitter taste…

Home is where the sports are

Home is where the sports are

I’ve wanted to write for as long as I can remember. My mom put a pencil in my hand as soon as she could because as an English…

Cross-country  sweeps Invitational

Cross-country sweeps Invitational

The Murray State men’s and women’s cross country teams earned a pair of wins against Austin Peay State and Bethel Friday at the Austin Peay Invitational in Clarksville,…

News

Weekend at Murray State offered fun for families

Weekend at Murray State offered fun for families

Helped by warm weather and bright sunshine, Murray State’s Family Weekend activities attracted hundreds of…

Zones, times change for parking lots on campus

Zones, times change for parking lots on campus

Notable parking changes are occurring across campus this semester that may not be known by…

‘Students for Alison’ offer city voting registration

‘Students for Alison’ offer city voting registration

Students for Alison, the campus organization supporting Alison Grimes’ senate campaign, is pounding the pavement…

City considers vote to close Olive Street

The Murray City Council voted unanimously Thursday to close a portion of Olive Street to…

Rankings position University on top

Rankings position University on top

Murray State officials and The U.S. News and World Report declared Murray State as the…

Professor wins Top Paper Award for communication convention

Zac Johnson, assistant business professor, recently discovered the importance of peer confirmation and its relation…

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CMT show to invade campus

After being in the running for almost four months, Murray State has won the “Country College Town Sweepstakes” hosted by Country Music Television. The sweepstakes began in May…

Yakkity Yak

Yakkity Yak

I’m sure Yik Yak has been in the news enough that I don’t have to tell you about this application. The app has caused uproars on our own…

Students, staff discuss Family Weekend goals, importance

Students, staff  discuss Family Weekend goals, importance

During the annual Family Weekend, hosted by Student Affairs, families will be invited to attend a variety of events today, Saturday and Sunday. Each year, Family Weekend features…

Crime thriller impresses viewers

Crime thriller impresses viewers

Out of all the genres there are in a cinematic arsenal, one of the hardest ones to combine or get right is the combo of mystery and thriller.…

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Captain’s Log

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Every kid has been asked the same question at some point throughout their young life. What do you want to be when you grow up? I loved…

Did she really say that?

Yik Yak targets women, too

Being a student at Murray State puts me in a position to be curious about the dark underworld that is “Yik Yak.” Since its popularity spike at…

I’ve got a Story for You

Valentine: Summer can be life-changing

It’s summer time. Summer, for most of us, means an end to school for a brief respite. It does not, however, mean an end to learning. It’s…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: What’s going on?

In 1970 Marvin Gaye recorded the now classic Soul/R&B song, “What’s Going On?” In 2014, it’s a question that still begs an answer. Having witnessed police brutality,…

Our View

Reschedule of event causes concern

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. Take Back the Night is a campus tradition that promotes the awareness and…

Letters

Letter to the Editor: 9-26-14

Recently members of Murray State University’s “Faculty Against Racism” conducted a demonstration to express their views and to show support for the Ferguson, Mo., community. Subsequently, racist…

Opinion

Garrison: Why men should cook

Pour some heavy whipping cream into a pan. Put on medium-high heat (around a seven, in numerical terms) and then add grated parmesan cheese while slowly stirring…

Opinion

Losing all faith in the NFL

I grew up in a house that loves NFL football. I watched the games religiously, I memorized player statistics to a near compulsion and the Superbowl comes…

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