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‘As Above,’ sinks below

‘As Above,’ sinks below

Like clockwork, we are introduced to a couple months of semi-scary horror movies that lead us up to Halloween’s fresh batch of frights. Sometimes we get lucky with…

Yoga classes offer student escape

Yoga classes offer student escape

As the fourth week of classes is coming to a close, students’ agendas are quickly filling up with assignments and events. Stress is an inevitable part of college…

Local theater productions commence after summer fire

Local theater productions commence after summer fire

After a fire destroyed costumes, props and a storage unit at Playhouse in the Park in July, director Lisa Cope had to improvise and find a way to…

Lecture series caters to each organization

Award-nominated speaker Bob Hall come to Murray State to present his Nonviolent Sexuality Series to students and faculty Sept. 17. Hall will present four workshops, each geared towards…

News

Protesters confront racist social media comments

Protesters confront racist social media comments

In response to recent comments posted on the social messaging app Yik Yak, students and…

Fraternities welcome new members

Fraternities welcome new members

Brothers old and new filled Murray State’s Quad with shouts and cheers, and welcomed more…

Four-year graduation rates below 30 percent

Four-year graduation rates below 30 percent

Of the approximately 1,500 first-time freshmen beginning their fourth week of classes at Murray State…

Leadership workshop panel guides women

Leadership workshop panel guides women

Women, including students, faculty and staff, of Murray State’s campus met at the Heritage Center…

Gala, auction held at Hutson Arboretum

The new “mountain” and pond exhibit in the Hutson School of Agriculture Arboretum at Murray…

POLICE BEAT: 9-12-14

POLICE BEAT: 9-12-14

Sept. 4 1:00 p.m. A caller reported being stuck in an elevator in Faculty Hall.…

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Opinion

Letter to the Editor: 9-12-14

Letter to the Editor: 9-12-14

While on the surface multiple ACT subject scores below the mark of 11 may seem absurdly below the academic standards of the University, consider, for a moment, exactly…

College readiness dampens success

College readiness dampens success

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board.   Students who fail to meet the standard admission criteria for Murray State are…

Letter to the Editor: 9-5-14

Letter to the Editor: 9-5-14

I would first like to thank you for the recent coverage of last week’s demonstration in support of the protests happening in Ferguson, Mo. Although it seems unlikely,…

Our View: Keep emotions in check amidst protests

Our View: Keep emotions in check amidst protests

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. For the past three weeks, Americans have witnessed multiple reports about the shooting of…

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Football

HATCHER TALKS LOUISVILLE: Maturity, size, experience concerns for Racers

After a big win against Union College August 28, the Racers have been in high spirits as they prepare to hit the road and play the University…

Football

BRINGING DOWN THE BULLDOGS

The Racers made quick work of the Union College Bulldogs Thursday night. After a fumble was recovered by the Racers, senior quarterback C.J. Bennett found the hands…

Soccer

Soccer faces double defeat in Florida

It was not all sunshine and daisies for the Murray State women’s soccer team this past weekend as they traveled to Florida. The team lost both of…

Cross-Country

Cross country beats heat at Eastern Illinois

With a heat index of 100 degrees, the Racers still came out strong at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Invitational in Charleston, Ill. The women finished…

Volleyball

Volleyball takes champion title at Liberty Invite

Racer volleyball continued its successful start to the season last weekend at the Liberty Invitational in Lynchburg, Va. The team took the tournament after defeating University of…

Sports Columns

We get it, you know sports

If you choose to read any further, you will probably pick up on the fact that this is the first column I’ve ever written. My editor entrusted…

Athletics

Intramurals are back: Softball kicks off season

Intramural softball season: a time for students to take a break from classes, step on the field and play for their favorite organization. Students kicked off the…

Athletics

Men’s golf starts strong

The Murray State men’s golf team finished fourth place overall in the first tournament of the season at SIU-Edwardsville Derek Dolenc Invitational at Sunset Hills Country Club…

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