Features

“Shark Tank” and FUBU founder to speak on campus

Grant Dillard Staff Writer gdillard@murraystate.edu The campus community will have a chance to hear from a “Shark Tank” investor and the  founder, CEO and president of the clothing line FUBU in just a few weeks. Entrepreneur and businessman Daymond John, whose estimated net worth is $300 million, will present a keynote in Lovett Auditorium in Read More


Sorority gives back: AOII spends time with kids at Main Street Youth

Claire Smith Features Editor csmith110@murraystate.edu Giving back to the community is one of the many great strengths of Greek Life; Alpha Omicron Pi is no exception, volunteering in the community once a month. Leah Bell, a nursing major from Paris, Tennessee, is the assistant philanthropy chair for AOII and coordinates much of their volunteerism. “I Read More


MESS brings environmental issues to campus

Ciara Benham Staff Writer cbenham@murraystate.edu When you think about the current state of the environment, you may think it is a bit of a mess. One club on campus is dedicated to bringing awareness to the state of the environment and how the community can help improve it.  The Murray Environmental Student Society is a Read More


Visiting artist opens students’ minds

Iris Snapp Contributing Writer isnapp@murraystate.edu On Monday, Oct. 14, Murray State welcomed Terry McKelvey, a guest lecturer who is a professor of art at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania. McKelvey came to lecture and visit studios in the Advanced Painting classes. He instructs painting, drawing, 2D foundations and graduate coursework at Edinboro. McKelvey was recently selected Read More


RCC presidents work to build college communities

Ciara Benham Staff Writer cbenham@murraystate.edu A handful of students have accepted the challenge of balancing academics and leadership  roles in order to make the residential colleges the best they can be. In each residential college across campus, the Residential College Councils are made up of students who are dedicated to setting goals and planning programs Read More


Supreme Court justice joins political science faculty

Ciara Benham Staff Writer cbenham@murraystate.edu From high school basketball player to the Kentucky Supreme Court to teaching, Justice Bill Cunningham has had a long journey to becoming a professor at Murray State. Former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham has returned to his alma mater to teach legal studies and criminal law. “It’s been an Read More


Fall on the Farm celebrates 16th year

Sarah Mead Contributing Writer smead@murraystate.edu The 16th annual Fall on the Farm was held this year, a coordinated effort by the Agriculture Leadership Council and the Hutson School of Agriculture.  “It began as the brainchild of my wife who had been on a school trip with our oldest son in the second grade,” Tony Brannon, Read More


Musical talent showcased at Fall Fanfare

Ciara Benham Staff Writer cbenham@murraystate.edu Over 500 people watched in awe as the music department put there talents on display with a spectacular showcase of Murray State’s many talented musicians. On Family Weekend, the College of Humanities and Fine Arts hosted the 13th annual Fall Fanfare concert. The concert allowed different musical ensembles to perform Read More