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The Murray State News

The Murray State News

Jill Smith

Jill Smith, Assistant News Editor

Jillian Smith is Assistant News Editor at The News. Smith is a graduate student pursuing a Masters of Science in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. Smith is also a Graduate Assistant in Student Affairs. Beyond working and class, Smith enjoys reading, coffee, and listening to music.

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Representatives work to address teacher shortages through a new bill (Shann Riley, The News

House bill addresses teacher shortages

Jill Smith, Assistant News Editor
March 9, 2023
Three guests speak about bodily autonomy in light of recent abortion restrictions in Kentucky (Graphic courtesy of the Gender Equity Caucus).

Gender Equity Caucus hosts panel discussion

Jill Smith, Assistant News Editor
March 2, 2023
Protesters speak against abortion bans at the Kentucky State Capitol in April 2022 (Photo courtesy of AP).

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds abortion ban

Jill Smith, Assistant News Editor
March 2, 2023
Kentucky is one of 22 states to still have a tax on menstrual products, HB 142 is trying to reverse that (Dionte Berry, The News).

Kentucky bill proposes period tax removal

Jill Smith, Assistant News Editor
February 23, 2023
Junior psychology major Tamryn Woolfork (left) and senior communication disorders major Megan Yochum (right) received the Benjam A. Gilman International scholarship (Photos courtesy of Tamryn Woolfork and Megan Yocum).

Students receive scholarship to study abroad

Jill Smith, Assistant News Editor
February 16, 2023
Phase 1 of the P3 housing plan was set to start by Jan. 2023, but was halted becayse of pricing (Rebeca Mertins Chiodini/The News).

Inflation halts housing updates

Jill Smith, Senior writer
January 26, 2023
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