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News
Governor appoints new Regent

Governor appoints new Regent

Gov. Steve Beshear announced governing board appointments to multiple state universities in early August, including Hopkinsville Mayor J. Daniel Kemp to Murray State’s Board of Regents. Kemp has…

Police Beat: 8-22-14

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 taken.…

Athletics

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…

Women’s tennis coach resigns, takes position at Bowling Green State

Head women’s tennis coach Olga Elkin resigned Monday to take the same position at Bowling…

Racer Athletics releases new logos, makes staff changes

Racer fans will see a new set of logos this fall as a part of…

Baseball coach will not return in 2014-15 season

Baseball Head Coach Rob McDonald will not return to coach his 12th season at Murray…

JMC & College of Business
Features

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…

Students find ways to dismiss finals stress

It is that time of the year again – the time where students get on Canvas to plug in the lowest possible “what-if” scores to make sure their…

New era chick flick teaches life lesson

New era chick flick teaches life lesson

In “The Other Woman,” Carly (Cameron Diaz) and Mark (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) have an indescribable connection – a spark. From their first date, they’re completely hooked on one another.…

Opinion

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…

Letters to the Editor: 4-25-14

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…

Police Beat

Police Beat: 5-2-14

April 25 12:08 a.m. A caller reported a noise complaint in the 1100 block of College Courts. Officers were notified and an information report was taken. 11:55…

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

Celebrities are people, too

Being a talent-seat filler at the CMA?Awards in 2012 was easily one of the most memorable nights of my life. The CMA?Awards are pretty much the biggest…

Opinions Columns

Garrison: It’s time to carpe diem

Alice Cooper couldn’t have said it better; “School’s out for summer.” Whether or not you have something big and important planned for this summer, or you plan…

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: 4-18-14

If Murray State has some kind of award for staffers who go above and beyond the call of duty in helping old grads, I nominate Dieter Ullrich,…

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