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Helpful Halloween tips

Helpful Halloween tips

If you didn’t know already, America’s favorite candy worshiping holiday is today. That’s right, it is Halloween. This is the magical time of year when, if only for…

Soccer honors seniors, fall at home

Soccer honors seniors, fall at home

On a weekend where the Murray State soccer team honored seven seniors and their accomplishments, senior Julie Mooney tied the school record for most goals in a season.…

Men’s golf finishes average fall season at Homewood-Hilton Classic

Men’s golf finishes average fall season at Homewood-Hilton Classic

The men’s golf team had its final event of the fall season this week at the Homewood-Hilton Garden Florida Gulf State University Classic. The classic was hosted by…

Rifle falls at Murray State Tri-Match

Rifle falls at Murray State Tri-Match

Despite shooting its second highest score of the season, the Racer rifle team took a two-point loss against two highly ranked opponents at the Murray State Tri-Match on…

News

McConnell brings big names in last week

McConnell brings big names in last week

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates have brought potential presidential contenders to help boost voter turnout in…

Grimes speaks on student loans

Grimes speaks on student loans

Student loan debt is an issue Alison Lundergan Grimes plans to face head on if…

Need Line helps on campus

Need Line helps on campus

Murray State has partnered with Need Line of Murray-Calloway County to create Racers Helping Racers.…

Spring Panera opening projected

Spring Panera opening projected

Following the opening of Cook Out and The Willow Bistro this summer, Murray may soon…

Agriculture master’s grows to online

For the first time, an online Master of Science in agriculture program is being offered…

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Creative costumes without the cost

Halloween on a budget can be stressful. Shopping for a costume can lead people into buying outfits costing $100 or more. For those looking for a last-minute Halloween…

Festive fall fixin’s

Preparing a Halloween party meal may seem like hocus pocus. Inspired by the signature tastes and treats of fall, these simple dishes and drinks will add a festive…

‘1989’ shines, exceeds expectations

‘1989’ shines, exceeds expectations

Taylor Swift released her fifth album, the musical masterpiece known as “1989,” Monday.  As an avid Taylor Swift fan, my first response to the album was tears. No…

See you later

See you later

    They always say goodbye is the hardest part. Frankly, I’m surprised that in my college career no teacher has endeavored to explain to me who “they”…

Captain’s Log

Garrison: My old Kentucky home

     Most of my life has been spent in the Bluegrass State. My favorite memories, happiest moments and worst days have all been spent in the…

Did she really say that?

Unreported sexual assault: who’s to blame?

     Sexual assault is a widely discussed topic at Murray State, especially with four reported assaults this semester alone. One thing that caught my attention about…

Issues, Observations and sometimes Rants

Qualls: Here’s thinking of Pew

Last week the Pew Research Center published findings regarding media consumption habits.  It had a few things to say about of college-aged students.  Specifically, it had some…

Our View

On-campus housing needs improvements

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. When Murray State recruits new students, the residential college system is advertised as…

Letters

Letter to the Editor 10-31-14

I am writing in response to your “Debt Distress” article recently published.  It is my hope to provide additional information to help students keep loan debt at…

Opinion

Garrison: Why we will always finish last

“We feed from the scraps that befall the grace of ‘Great Men’s Jowls.” I first heard this line from its original author and future novelist Connor Jaschen.…

Opinion

Letter to the Editor 10-24-14

The Jubilee solution will eliminate the student loan crisis. Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government-sponsored bailout of “Too Big to Fail” banks created an…

Opinion

Allow yourself a margin of error

I dropped my first class last week. As a traditionally good student with the perseverance to stick things out, this took a toll on my conscience for…

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