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  • March 8Louisville PD routinely violate civil rights, Attorney General says
  • March 1Report: TVA largest mortality rate from coal burning of any US parent company

The Murray State News

The Murray State News

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Murray State cancels university-sponsored travel for fall semester

July 29, 2020

Paige Bold  Contributing Writer [email protected]   Murray State University releases sad news about canceling university-sponsored travel this upcoming fall semester.  The main...

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Murray State announces guidelines for the upcoming fall semester

July 29, 2020

Paige Bold  Contributing Writer [email protected]   As universities begin welcoming students back, there are several new guiding principles that must be followed.  Murray State...

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Students required to schedule appointment to move in

July 27, 2020

Daniella Tebib News Editor [email protected]   Paige Bold  Contributing Writer  [email protected]    As students begin to return to campus, to help prevent...

The Murray State Esports Team Advanced to the Second Round of the Tespa Play-in Tournament.(Richard Thompson/TheNews)

ESports club looking to expand on campus

September 20, 2019

Nick Kendall Staff writer [email protected] After two years of planning and a 16-page proposal, esports at Murray State is finally a reality. Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering...

Team members Brenden Bingham and Hunter McKinley holding the grand prize of $2,000. (Photo courtesy of Murray State University)

Murray State Bass Anglers set to make national championship appearance

June 3, 2019

Story by Nicholas Kendall Contributing writer [email protected] The Murray State University Bass Anglers fishing team is having one of the best years in recent memory as it reaches midseason. The...

Murray State’s rowing team works out on ergometers in their offseason. (Julie Boeker/TheNews)

Rowing team looking to build on fall season

November 30, 2018

Story by Keith Jaco Staff writer [email protected] Down in the depths of the Carr Health Building, a historically unique club team is putting in the offseason work to make a name for themselves...

NCAA referee John Higgins faced online harassment from Kentucky fans following refereeing the Wildcats Elite Eight game.

Refereeing in the digital age

April 19, 2017

Story by Blake Sandlin, Assistant Sports Editor A loud whistle sounds, prompting an echo of boos to fill an arena. It’s a reaction an NCAA referee is all too familiar with, but in a world driven by...

Murray State’s Rowing club is a timeless tradition

March 30, 2017

Story by Blake Sandlin, Staff writer   It’s been more than 20 years since Murray State’s President Kern Alexander announced his plans to form a new team on campus, one that stands today as...

Kat Lyons tries out for the Murray State dressage team.

Equestrian team trots toward preseason

January 26, 2017

Story by Quinnen Taylor, Staff writer As the horses come out of the stall on Feb. 4, the Murray State equestrian team prepares to compete in its first western competition at Tennessee Tech. Head Coach...

Murray welcomes Bull Blowout

Murray welcomes Bull Blowout

October 23, 2016

Story by Quinnen Taylor, contributing writer As the bulls entered the stalls at the William “Bill” Cherry Agricultural Exposition Center for the 2016 Bull Blowout, the physical challenge turned...

Track trailblazer returns

Track trailblazer returns

October 21, 2016

Story by Quinnen Taylor, contributing writer Duane Bolin, professor of history, didn’t just invite a guest speaker to his Sports in America class, he invited an “inspiration.” Margaret Simmons,...

Coach continues to help alma mater

Coach continues to help alma mater

September 20, 2016

Story by Bryan Edwards, Contributing writer In the past 14 years, the Murray State rodeo team has seen plenty of new faces, but there has been one face that has never changed. J.D. VanHooser, coach...

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