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News
Davies jumps into campus life, events

Davies jumps into campus life, events

If you were president of the University for a day, what would you change? President Bob Davies has asked this question to students across campus and heard their…

Cookout becomes new late-night hangout spot

When seeking out a place to grab a quick bite between classes this semester, students will notice changes on and off campus. Over Summer Break, the dining industry…

Athletics

Bennett named starting quarterback

Bennett named starting quarterback

  Football Head Coach Chris Hatcher announced senior C.J. Bennett as the starting quarterback for…

Soccer falls in exhibition at WKU

Fans got their first glimpse of this year’s Murray State women’s soccer team Sunday as…

Elkin leaves short, successful legacy

Elkin leaves short, successful legacy

  Murray State’s women’s tennis team will start its campaign to repeat as OVC champs…

Ice Bucket Challenge sweeps athletics staff, teams

Ice Bucket Challenge sweeps athletics staff, teams

As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge sweeps the nation, Racer Nation is also doing its…

Davies leads freshmen to rush field, start tradition

Athletic Marketing and Promotions and the Office of Student Affairs have teamed up to plan…

JMC & College of Business
Features

Legendary entertainer to perform in Murray

Fans of the iconic Bill Cosby have a chance to see him once again when his tour, “Far From Finished,” will make a stop at Murray State for…

‘Blacc Hollywood’ is Taylor-made

‘Blacc Hollywood’ is Taylor-made

“Blacc Hollywood” is not for the casual listener. Did that catch your attention? I’d like to start out by saying I listen to music and I listen to…

New students welcomed with Great Beginnings

New students welcomed  with Great Beginnings

  For some students back to school week feels natural; for others it is a completely new experience. Great Beginnings was established to help students transition into their…

Extreme Makeover: College Edition

Moving into a residential college can be disheartening because of the drab floors and blank, white walls. With some cheap and simple do-it-yourself projects, a room can be…

Opinion

Dead week expectations becoming irrational

Dead week expectations becoming irrational

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. The meaning of “dead week” is different…

Letters to the Editor: 5-2-14

Letters to the Editor: 5-2-14

On Friday, a tape was released, which allegedly features Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend he doesn’t want…

Mid-Continent closing creates opportunity

Mid-Continent closing creates opportunity

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. The status of Mid-Continent University has been…

Police Beat

Police Beat: 8-22-14

Aug. 13 6:51 a.m. Racer Patrol advised Murray State Police of an abandoned golf cart outside the Lowry Center. Officers were notified and an information report was…

Sports Columns

Allow me to introduce myself

I’ve loved to write since I was in elementary school. In fourth grade, my teacher entered a few of my pieces into a regional writing contest, and…

Features Columns

Keep calm and carry on

Cliches make me sick, but I can’t avoid them. I sit here staring at this column I have been trying to write all summer. I have had…

Opinions Columns

O’ Captain, my Captain

I remember walking into my English class as an eighth grader and noticing that we not only had a substitute, but our substitute rolled in the glorious…

Our View

Low voter turnouts not all students’ fault

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. The 2014 elections for the Student Government Association came to an end Wednesday…

Faces&Places

Community supports vape store

Vape Paradise opened last December in Murray after the positive feedback its owners received from their Paducah, Ky., store. “It was clear that we should open another…

Music Review

Breathe Carolina’s ‘Savages’ conquers new sound

It’s not you, it’s the bass. I’m sorry that I am not listening to you, but I can’t help but tune out all other noises to hear…

Letters

Letters to the Editor: 4-25-14

In response to last week’s edition of Our View: “Low voter turnouts not all students’ fault.” I did not vote because I wasn’t even aware that a…

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