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The News Reviews: ‘Crank It, We’re Doomed’

Ben Overby, Contributing Writer November 16, 2023

“Crank It, We’re Doomed,” the latest album by singer-songwriter Todd Snider, is an unconventional release, even among a discography that is far from...

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Our View: AI Can Not Replace the Brain

Jordan Parrish, Opinion Editor August 24, 2023

The use of AI-generated text within higher education has just begun, and universities are struggling with how to address the issue of AI writing tools...

Our view: Twitter Blue risks safety of users

Our view: Twitter Blue risks safety of users

Will Groves, Opinion Editor May 4, 2023

After firing over 6,000 employees and offering to reinstate former President Donald Trump’s banned account, Tesla founder and tech billionaire Elon Musk’s...

Our view: Children need to be in school, not working at stockyards

Our view: Children need to be in school, not working at stockyards

Will Groves, Opinion Editor April 27, 2023

Children working in a factory, injured, covered in hazardous chemicals and exhausted from working an overnight shift plus overtime. This scenario sounds...

Our View: Young candidates need the opportunity to shine

Our View: Young candidates need the opportunity to shine

Will Groves, Opinion Editor April 20, 2023

The world of politics is getting older and older. Over the past 10 years, a president who is almost two times the average age of a U.S. citizen has run...

Our view: Clarence Thomas erodes Supreme Court integrity

Our view: Clarence Thomas erodes Supreme Court integrity

Will Groves, Opinion Editor April 13, 2023

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas finds himself in an ethical dilemma ever since a ProPublica report revealed he had been receiving fully paid trips...

Our view:  Tennessee legislators ignore First Amendment

Our view: Tennessee legislators ignore First Amendment

Will Groves, Opinion Editor April 6, 2023

  The right to protest peacefully is one of the most important rights under the First Amendment and the Tennessee House of Representatives has...

TikTok ban finds root in xenophobia, fear of Gen Z

TikTok ban finds root in xenophobia, fear of Gen Z

Will Groves, Opinion Editor March 30, 2023

TikTok’s 150 million U.S. users could find themselves without their favorite app after a highly aggressive congressional hearing about its potential...

Our view:  Allowing concealed carry at KY college endangers, silences students

Our view: Allowing concealed carry at KY college endangers, silences students

Will Groves, Opinion Editor March 16, 2023

Murray State has been praised by Safewise as one of the safest colleges in the United States, but a new bill presented by the Kentucky legislature jeopardizes...

Our view: Willow Project throws environmental concerns out the window

Our view: Willow Project throws environmental concerns out the window

Will Groves, Opinion Editor March 9, 2023

The United States is the second-largest producer of carbon emissions, and it will only get worse from here.    The Willow Project, introduced by ConocoPhillips,...

Our view: Drag artists are the new targets of GOP fearmongering

Our view: Drag artists are the new targets of GOP fearmongering

Will Groves, Opinion Editor March 2, 2023

So many issues are plaguing Kentucky during this legislative session. We are experiencing an opioid crisis and a teacher shortage, yet the Kentucky GOP...

Our view: Legislation could have prevented the East Palestine Disaster

Our view: Legislation could have prevented the East Palestine Disaster

Will Groves, Opinions Editor February 23, 2023

The spillage of hazardous materials in East Palestine, Ohio, exposed a major problem in the United States: we need more regulations on how hazardous materials...

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