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News

Faculty Senate finishes semester with controversial discussions

Daniella Tebib News Editor dtebib@murraystate.edu During the Faculty Senate’s last meeting of the semester on Tuesday, Nov. 10, members discussed Provost Tim Todd’s change to scheduling, the Confederate monument and the role of the Instructional Assessment System. Role of IAS The Faculty Senate drafted resolution FSR-19-20-7 to discuss the role of IAS in instructional evaluations. Read More


Sports

Murray State basketball finalizes schedule

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief gjohnson17@murraystate.edu With the season two weeks away, Murray State men’s and women’s basketball have finalized their schedules. Men’s basketball The Racers schedule doesn’t look exactly as expected as the season approaches the Nov. 25 start date, but that’s to be expected with the pandemic affecting traveling and scheduling as a whole. Head Read More


Features

Rock-A-Thon event to be held virtually

Dionte Berry Staff Writer dberry11@murraystate.edu Alpha Gamma Delta’s Rock-A-Thon is a traditional Murray State philanthropy event, but like many other traditions it has seen a break from the norm because of COVID-19. The Rock-A-Thon is an annual event that started during the 1970s where Greek organizations face off in a lip sync dance competition to Read More


Opinion

Conquering COVID-19: It takes an entire campus to beat the coronavirus

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, The News posted an editorial urging University administrators to release the number of positive COVID-19 cases on campus. Since then, President Bob Jackson sent out the number of positive students (14), faculty and staff (4) COVID-19 cases as of Aug.19. The News thanks President Jackson and University administrators for listening to Read More