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Caleb Coil, Ellie McGowan and Dahlia Miller named the spring 2024 Outstanding Senior Award. Photo courtesy of Murray State University.

Outstanding seniors reflect on time at University

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor May 2, 2024

Murray State has named three students as the recipients of the spring 2024 Outstanding Senior Award: Caleb Coil, Ellie McGowan and Dahlia Miller.  The...

Racer Graduation Kickoff offers graduating seniors the chance to celebrate their successes at Murray State.

Kickoff to celebrate seniors before graduation

Gray Hawkins, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Between a stressful finals week and a fast-paced commencement ceremony, finding the time to stop and relax can be hard. Racer Graduation Kickoff offers...

Without the iconic Murray State gates, where should students flock to get their graduation photos?

Graduation photos beyond the gates

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor February 15, 2024

Students at Murray State flock to a specific set of locations across campus when it comes to taking their graduation photos; one of the more popular locations,...

The Racer Graduation Kickoff is set for 3 to 5 p.m. on May 12 in the CFSB Center. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Mckenna)

New event celebrates graduating students

MacKenzie Rogers, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

To help kick off commencement weekend, a new graduation event has been created to offer graduating students and their families the opportunity to take...

Graduation will be on Friday, May 7 and Saturday May 8. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Mckenna)

Seniors share post-graduation plans

April 21, 2021

Andrea Jameson Contributing Writer [email protected] With finals just around the corner, students graduating in May are beginning to sign...

Allison Laski awaits her graduation ceremony in 2019 with her cap decorated with an inspirational message. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Anderson)

Multiple in-person ceremonies planned for May

March 25, 2021

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] On Tuesday, March 24, not long after announcing that there were plans in place for an in-person...

Fall 2020 commencement moves online

Fall 2020 commencement moves online

October 7, 2020

Simon Elfrink Staff Writer [email protected] Murray State’s fall 2020 commencement ceremony has officially been moved to a virtual setting. In...

Seniors talk effects of online

Seniors talk effects of online

April 9, 2020

Megan Reynolds Opinion Editor [email protected] Murray State’s shift to online instruction has affected all students, regardless of...

Tim Todd, provost and vice president of academic affairs, sent an email to students, faculty and staff with a list of courses that qualify for pass/fail grading. (Photo courtesy of Murray State Universitys website)

University releases list of eligible courses for pass/fail grading

April 3, 2020

Daniella Tebib News Editor [email protected] Following the University administration’s decision to allow students to convert their courses...

The Citizens Police Academy attendees graduated from the program on Nov. 25. (Addison Watson/The News)

Citizens Police Academy: Force demonstration and graduation

December 5, 2019

Addison Watson Staff Writer [email protected] The Murray Police Department wrapped up the fall Citizens Police Academy on Monday, Nov. 25, where...

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