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Racers battle Austin Peay, fumbles dominate game

Racers battle Austin Peay, fumbles dominate game

It was a slippery slope for the Racers as fumbles dominated the game against the Austin Peay State Governors Saturday at the new Governors Stadium. A pass from…

Volleyball wins two, 5-1 in OVC

Volleyball wins two, 5-1 in OVC

The Racer volleyball team ended the weekend on top after beating both Eastern Illinois and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, which puts the Racers 5-1 in the OVC. Head…

Rain delays golf, women place second at APSU intercollegiate

Rain delays golf, women place second at APSU intercollegiate

The Murray State women’s golf team took home second place overall in the fifth event of the season at the APSU Intercollegiate at Clarksville Country Club in Clarksville,…

Out of the woodwork

Out of the woodwork

It’s Wednesday night, and I’m sitting in the newsroom. I’m working on my desktop computer, and my laptop is open next to me, as per usual. My headphones…


Bill Clinton campaigns for Grimes in Paducah

PADUCAH — With the heated Nov. 4 Senate election only two weeks away, Alison Lundergan…

Jacobs elected new Faculty Regent

The empty seat of Faculty Regent has been filled by newly elected Regent Martin Jacobs,…

Researcher examines changing local demographics

Ron Crouch, director of Research and Statistics for the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet,…

Murray State signs new agreement with Chinese university

Murray State gained a new global partner in education when an agreement was signed with…



Racers revel in Homecoming happiness, from the parade to the football game and everything in…


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‘Sexperts’ share stories, experiences

‘Sexperts’ share stories, experiences

The Curris Center Theater was filled with students and faculty eager to learn about the female orgasm Tuesday night. Sex experts and couple Dorian Solot and Marshall Miller…

Skepticism soars around ‘The Judge’

Skepticism soars around ‘The Judge’

With Robert Downey Jr. being a giant star these days, thanks to such movies as “Iron Man” and “The Avengers,” a lot of people were skeptical when “The…

Sorority Shamrock Shootout aims to raise $7,000

Organizations will take aim tomorrow morning at Kappa Delta’s Shamrock Shootout: Paintball Edition. The fundraiser is open to everyone on and off campus who would like to help…

Campus-wide Polar Plunge scheduled for November

Alpha Sigma Alpha and Alpha Gamma Rho will host Murray State Campus Polar Plunge at the AGR house Nov. 6. The cost to register for the plunge is…

Tweet Blender

In response to comments posted on the social messaging app Yik Yak, protesters gathered again on Sept. 9. Read more: http://t.co/lIKreexx7N
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Captain’s Log

Garrison: I lived to see 8

  I remember very little of my early childhood. From my birth until I was 12 years old is kind of a blur, but there are always moments…

Did she really say that?

America: Not above hardships of humanity

Beginning at birth, Americans grow up with the idea that there is no better place to live. We are told that America is the cornucopia of education,…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: A supreme rant

The Supreme Court began its October session last week.  Oral arguments on important issues will be heard.  Opinions won’t be released until June.  There will be lots…

Our View

Ignoring student media hurts us all

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. As journalists, our job at The Murray State News is to inform students…


Letter to the Editor 10-17-14

We were recently brought news of another round of stolen private images of several well-known women leaked to the public online. While there is no doubt regarding…


Letter to the Editor 10-17-14

I want to express my appreciation for a man that served the Murray State campus for more than 35 years as a campus pastor, mentor and friend…


*drops mic, walks away*

A wise, chubby yellow bear with a love for fine honey once said something that makes sense of goodbyes. “How lucky am I to have something that…


Garrison: On changes in leadership

As kids, we all played Chiefs and Indians at some point in time. I’m pretty sure we all had different rules or played a slightly varied game…

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