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News

Weekly video update: kicking off the Fall 2014 semester

Lexy Gross, Editor-in-Chief of The Murray State News, highlights the coverage readers can expect in the Fall 2014 semester.…

Murray in a flash: week five of The News’ summer update

Every weekend this summer, The News will update you on the latest in Murray. Whether you’re in town or at home for the summer, you’ll find what you…

Athletics

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…

Golf finishes eighth at OVC

Golf finishes eighth at OVC

Racer golf ended its season April 27 with an eighth place finish at the OVC…

Rugby hosts alumni game

Rugby hosts alumni game

The Murray State Rugby Club held its annual alumni scrimmage Saturday afternoon. The current team…

JMC & College of Business
Features

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.…

Universities adopt ‘bring learning to life’

In the typical world of American education, some students do not have to worry about extensive research and writing a thesis until they attend graduate school. However, Murray…

Community supports vape store

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 store,”…

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

Mama Nancy’s Cabs keep Murray in motion

The cab drivers for Mama Nancy’s Cabs are like the local super heroes – they are rarely seen except at night and they save rambunctious college students…

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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