Features

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


Alumnus travels in racer style

Grant Dillard Staff Writer gdillard@murraystate.edu Murray State graduate David Bailey has spent his retirement traveling the world to visit iconic locations, and taking pictures in his Murray State gear. Bailey graduated from Murray State in 1970 where he majored in elementary education with a minor in English. In his junior year, Bailey wanted to change Read More


Winner crowned in Mr. MSU pageant

Claire Smith Features Editor csmith110@murraystate.edu The Mr. MSU pageant celebrated its 39th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 20. Ali Eader, philanthropy chair for Alpha Omicron Pi, said preparations for the pageant began in January or February when they booked Lovett Auditorium and decided on a theme. The pageant is one of Alpha Omicron Pi’s biggest philanthropy Read More


University prepares for LGBT+ Pride Week

Iris Snapp Contributing Writer isnapp@murraystate.edu For the second year in a row the Murray State LGBTQ+ community will celebrate Pride Week, emphasizing self expression, LGBT history and activism. Murray State Pride Week, which runs from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4, will feature fun and empowering opportunities for the campus community to enjoy. The week also Read More


Pre-Vet Club hosts annual Doggie Day Spa

Ciara Benham Staff Writer cbenham@murraystate.edu There are few better ways to spend your day than surrounded bypups and suds, but getting to benefit the Murray State PreVet/Vet Tech Club along the way is the cherry on top. On Sept. 14, the Murray State Vet Club hosted their annual“Doggie Day Spa” event where community members could Read More