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Racers roll past Brescia

Racers roll past Brescia

The Racers put on a strong showing early against the Brescia Bearcats Thursday night at the CFSB Center. Carrying a 22-point lead at one point during the first…

Racers welcome Houston to The Bank

Racers welcome Houston to The Bank

Electricity was in the air as fans shouting “Shoes up!” filled the CFSB Center Friday to welcome high-profile opponent the University of Houston. The Racers came out ready…

Football stopped at EIU

Football stopped at EIU

Head Coach Chris Hatcher said his team was plagued by problems Saturday as it fell 48-26 to the Eastern Illinois Panthers in Charleston, Ill. “Plagued by an inability…

Land of the Sea,  home of the sports

Land of the Sea, home of the sports

I may go to a school in a small town in Kentucky and I might spend a lot of time here, but this hasn’t always been my home.…

Rifle falls to UK, wins against Army

Rifle falls to UK, wins against Army

The Racer rifle team finished its fall season with a split last weekend, losing to No. 2 University of Kentucky but beating No. 12 Army. “I thought the…

News

Professor honored with Kentucky Colonel award

Professor honored with Kentucky Colonel award

Crowded into an office on the sixth floor of Faculty Hall, professors, Murray State officials…

Human Rights Ordinance LGBT revision postponed

Human Rights Ordinance LGBT revision postponed

The City Council chambers overflowed with citizens and Murray State students Thursday night when the…

International student numbers grow

International student numbers grow

Thirty Mexican students from Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro and Universitario Tecnologico de Queretaro arrived on…

Involvement in major aids student growth

Involvement in major aids student growth

Getting involved on campus, especially within a student’s major, gives them the most bang for…

Dining Services releases quality survey

Dining Services releases quality survey

Each year, Dining Services and Racer Hospitality holds a survey for students to rate its…

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Death row exoneree speaks on importance of DNA testing

Death row exoneree speaks on importance of DNA testing

(WITH VIDEO) — “It could happen to anyone,” Kirk Bloodsworth, program officer for “The Justice Project,” said as he spoke at the Freed Curd Auditorium Nov. 14. Bloodsworth…

Community to benefit from Holiday Bazaar

Typically this time of year is reflected by the aisle of Wal-Mart that has the discounted  Halloween candy one day and Christmas decorations the next. The holidays have…

Campus Plunge raises funds for Special Olympics

Campus Plunge raises funds for Special Olympics

Murray State’s first Campus Plunge took place at the Alpha Gamma Rho house Nov. 6. Students and faculty showed up to get dunked in ice–cold water for a…

New fitness class sweeps campus

A new fitness class is taking over the country and landed at Murray State this fall. The class is called Barre and is a combination of ballet, pilates…

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Captain’s Log

Garrison: Dear Ted Cruz

Most people have no earthly idea what net neutrality is. Those who have read up on the subject know how absolutely vital this is to the world.…

Did she really say that?

One step forward and two steps back

I’m proud to be a part of many things that are larger than myself. I’m proud to be a Racer, I’m proud to be a Kentuckian, but…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: The sound of silence

Many of my left-leaning friends expressed great astonishment at the midterm election results.  In particular was the surprising defeat of Alison Lundergan Grimes. Some of my right-leaning…

Our View

ADHD medicine has consequences

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. College is a commitment that is academically demanding. We pull all-nighters to cram…

Letters

Letter to the Editor 11-7-14

I have never written a Letter to the Editor before. However, your article on the Eracism event warranted a response. I applaud the article, which provided a…

Opinion

Garrison: Grow up weird

    My whole life I’ve been the chubby kid. The kid whose gray sweatpants fit a little too tight and my third generation hand-me-down sweater had…

Opinion

We’ve all had our freshman moments

When we were in high school, we were bombarded with stereotypes and stigmas of a social order hierarchy. Jocks and cheerleaders were at the top rung of…

Opinion

Valentine: The gift of an hour

While we endured a crescendo of idiotic political ads last weekend, a wonderful thing occurred. As we slept (or should have been sleeping) on Sunday morning last,…

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