Features

Annual festival satisfies community sweet tooth

Savannah Sawyer Contributing writer The temperature may have dropped but that will not stop the community from going out to the Murray Ice Cream Festival, today and Saturday on the Court Square in downtown Murray. The event will feature activities for all ages and, of course, free ice cream. One of the main events this Read More


Channel Surfing: The art of the catchphrase

Charlotte Kyle Features Editor Nobody can resist a good catchphrase, whether they are a classic sitcom junkie or a casual TV fan. A sense of nostalgia comes back to you as you remember your favorite character’s memorable lines, and these often-repeated words can even bring people together. For example, if you grab an orange soda Read More


‘The Spade’ features upbeat, clever tracks

Features Editor Charlotte Kyle writes the CD reviews. Butch Walker has an impressive resume when it comes to music. His discography features six studio albums and four EPs, but this does not include his time spent as lead guitarist in SouthGang, co-lead singer in Floyd’s Funk Revival or lead vocalist in Marvelous 3. Then there Read More


Student starts organization to reunite GSP Scholars

Paige Graves Staff writer With only three weeks of school behind us, a new organization has already begun to develop. Austin Starks, sophomore from Mortons Gap, Ky., is the founder of the Governor’s Scholar Program – College Community organization. Starks is an alumnus of the 2009 GSP program and realized as time went by, he Read More


Racer bus routes add early evening line

Savannah Sawyer Contributing writer It is 9 p.m. on a Thursday and you just realized you are out of coffee. How do you plan on staying up through all hours of the night studying for your exams if you do not have the caffeine to keep you up? You have no car and it is Read More


New hair trend rises among students, community

Anna Taylor Assistant Features Editor Itching for a new look? Whether it’s time for a haircut, new style or different hair color, local beauty salons, drugstores and even gas stations are selling the new hair trend – feathers. Hair feathers or feather extensions are attached or clipped into hair. The types of feathers trending at Read More


Student author self-publishes mystery novel

Anna Taylor Assistant Features Editor When she was in middle school, Tabitha Greer, freshman from Garfield, Ky., started writing her first story and what would eventually become a published novel. With the imagination and creative mind of someone above her age, Greer started putting pen to paper. “I was sitting on the couch at my Read More


Channel Surfing: Conversations with yourself

Charlotte Kyle Features Editor It’s hard to believe we live in a world where an actor can have more than 120 titles listed on IMDb yet they are not considered a “real actor.” This is the attitude many studios, critics and fans have about voice actors, and it is absolutely ridiculous. Voice acting is a Read More