The Student Newspaper of Murray State

The Murray State News

  • May 24Supreme Court leaves Illinois gun ban in place, temporarily
  • May 24Gov. Beshear launches re-election campaign in Western Kentucky
  • May 24Pilot program in Ky considers prescribing food as medicine
  • May 24$16.9 million mental health grant supports Ky students
  • May 12Former LMPD officer admits to 'excessive force' during 2020 social justice protests
  • May 12Lawsuit filed over 'inadequate search' of suspect who shot, killed Deputy Jody Cash
  • May 12Jewish women use 'Religious Freedom Restoration Act' to Ky fight abortion ban
  • May 5Hollywood writers strike as talks fail with studios; at issue pay over streaming service royalties
  • May 5Coroner: Tyre Nichols died of blunt force trauma to head, noted severe injuries to upper torso
  • May 5Report: Job market shows strong growth in April as unemployment ticks down

The Murray State News

The Murray State News

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The Murray State News strives to be the University community’s source for information. Our goal is to present that information in a fair and unbiased manner and provide a free and open forum for expression and debate.

The News is a designated public forum. Student editors have authority to make all content decisions without censorship or advance approval. The paper offers a hands-on learning environment for students interested in journalism. The campus press should be free from censorship and advance approval of copy, and its editors are free to develop their editorial and news policies. The News is prepared and edited by students and all content is independent of Murray State University administration, faculty, staff and Board of Regents.


Mailing Address
2609 University Station
Murray State University
Murray, Kentucky 42071-3301

111 Wilson Hall

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(270) 809-3175



Dionte Berry
(270) 809-6877

News Editor
Erinn Finley
(270) 809-6877

Opinion Editor
Will Groves
(270) 809-5873

Lifestyle Editor
Raleigh Hightower
(270) 809-5871

Assistant News Editor
Jill Smith
(270) 809-5872

Sports Editor
Jakob Milani
(270) 809-4481

Chief Copy Editor
Emery Wainscott
(270) 809-5876

Chief Videographer
Joey Reynolds

Online Editor
(270) 809-5877

Advertising Manager
Braylee Finck
(270) 809-4478

Photography Editor
Rebeca Mertins Chiodini
(270) 809-5878

Dr. Carol Terracina
(270) 809-3937