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Women’s future look positive

Women’s future look positive

The Racers have put down another loss against Belmont, 79-68. Though the women are on a five game losing streak, the question stands: are they really struggling? “I’ve…

Unseen sports from the press box

Unseen sports from the press box

It wasn’t until my junior year that I discovered we have an entire rifle range under Roy Stewart Stadium. I’m not talking about a small, one or two…

Rowing proves to be tough

Rowing proves to be tough

Most rowers wear gloves while they are competing, but not the crew at Murray State. “Gloves are for the weak,” said Brittinee Jones junior from Louisville, Ky and…

Track and field make all-time top 10

Track and field make all-time top 10

The Murray State track and field team began 2015 at last weekend’s Kentucky Invitational in Lexington with seven athletes and a pair of relay squads cracking the University’s…

Blue Ballers shut out Clark B

Blue Ballers shut out Clark B

In the first basketball intramural game of the season Tuesday night, the Blue Ballers demolished Clark B 48-3 and put the mercy rule into effect. According to the…

News

Other universities have rough ban start

Are you thinking about lighting up on campus? Think again. In an effort to emphasize…

Points from the State of the Union address

Points from the State of the Union address

If you missed the State of the Union address Tuesday night, here are a few…

Drunken driver hits four cars in complex

Drunken driver hits four cars in complex

The Murray Police Department apprehended Isaac Gough, 19-year-old freshman from Union Town, Ky., at approximately…

Service Day held in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Service Day held in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

For the fifth year in a row, community members rallied together to donate their time…

#RacerHappyHour brings optimism to campus

#RacerHappyHour brings optimism to campus

Murray State began what it hopes to be an online transformation last week with a…

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Features

Tips to land the perfect internship

Tips to land the perfect internship

Preparing for a job can take a student four to five years of coursework, however, outside of that coursework one of the most popular ways students prepare is…

78th Annual Campus Lights to open Friday

78th Annual Campus Lights to open Friday

Singing, dancing and all the girl power you can handle will be packed into a night at Lovett Auditorium Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday 2:30…

Expo Center to host annual antique tractor show

For many people, one of the pleasures of growing up in the south was the experience of going to an antique tractor show. The shiny, colorful tractors are…

Keep calm and eat pie

Keep calm and eat pie

Pie is the end-all be-all of desserts. Some people will argue that cake is the grandmaster of all sweets with its luscious frosting cascades and its light, airy…

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Captain’s Log

The pen is mightier than the sword

When does satire go too far? In several instances, there is a paper-thin line as to what is considered satire and what is considered just downright offensive.…

Did she really say that?

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,…

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

Tobacco-free campus saga continues

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. It seems that students, faculty and staff have been on their toes since…

Letters

Letter to the Editor 1-23-15

A recent editorial and political cartoon in The News suggested that citizens who voiced their concerns about a controversial issue to the city council “speaks volumes about…

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

Negotiating with terror

I remember how Americans rallied together after former President George W. Bush dropped the famous line, “America does not negotiate with terrorists.” Our anger following the attacks…

Opinion

Valentine: Starting over

“Nothing is written in stone,” says the old Irish adage. “The future is yours to create with your own hands.” When the sun comes up on the…

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