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Student presenters and their advisors posed together. Photo taken by Latricia Trites.

College showcase offers diverse array of student presentations

Gray Hawkins, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

How does Murray State show prospective students what it has to offer? How does it give incoming freshmen a frame of reference for what the next few years...

There are still more organizations across campus that YOU should consider joining!

Looking for a new club?

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor November 9, 2023

Even though the semester is nearing its end, it is never too late to join a new organization or two. Once more, here is a handful of campus organizations...

The Model United Nations team returns to the National Model U.N. in New York City in April 2023 for the first time since 2018. (Photo courtesy of @murraystatemun on Instagram)

Model UN readies for national competition

Raleigh Hightower, Lifestyle Editor February 9, 2023

After five years, the Murray State Model United Nations team is   returning to New York City to represent the Republic of Croatia in the National Model...

David Lewis gives guest lecture at 44th annual Waterfield Distinguished lecture held April 14.

Legacy event honors students, explores issues

April 21, 2022

Raleigh Hightower Lifestyle Editor [email protected] Celebrating the legacy of Harry Lee Waterfield, the Department of Political Science and...

The Mock Trial team won two awards at the American Mock Trial Association regional tournament.

Mock trial wins awards at regional competition

March 10, 2022

Raleigh Hightower Lifestyle Editor [email protected] The Murray State Mock Trial team has once again overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and brought...

To stay updated on political science and sociology presentations follow them on social media. (Photo courtesy/Ihsan Alkhatib)

Professor discusses American immigration system

February 24, 2022

Raleigh Hightower Lifestyle Editor [email protected] Aiming to educate students across all disciplines on the historical and current realities...

The mock trial tournament was on Feb. 27 and Feb. 28 via Zoom. (Photo courtesy of the Murray State Political Science Facebook page)

Court moves to Zoom: mock trial team wins weekend match

March 11, 2021

Dionte Berry Features Editor [email protected] With the ongoing pandemic, many in-person activities have been moved to a virtual format. One...

Professor Brittany Woods Colloquium regarding her research project. (Jillian Rush/The News)

Political science professor shares research in colloquium

February 11, 2021

Dionte Berry Features Editor [email protected] After months of working on her research project, assistant political science professor Brittany...

Perlow was appointed to 42nd Judicial Circuit for Calloway and Marshall counties by Gov. Beshear. (Photo courtesy of Stephanie Perlow)

Alumna represents Murray State in courtroom

October 14, 2020

Andrea Jameson Contributing Writer [email protected] Stephanie Perlow graduated from Murray State in 2002 with a major in political science...

Murray State University freshman Azzie Cunningham from Asheville, North Carolina, joined members of Congress, luminaries, award-winning authors and renowned civil rights activists for the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this past spring in Alabama. Pictured from left are Ruby Bridges, the first child integrated into the William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960, and Azzie. (Photo Courtesy of Murray State)

Student embarks on Civil Rights Pilgrimage

September 24, 2020

Ciara Benham Staff Writer [email protected] In March, freshman Azzie Cunningham marched with more than 40 members of Congress for the Congressional...

Justice Cunningham sat down with students on RoundaboutU prior to joining the faculty. (Photo courtesy of Digital Media Services.)

Supreme Court justice joins political science faculty

October 2, 2019

Ciara Benham Staff Writer [email protected] From high school basketball player to the Kentucky Supreme Court to teaching, Justice Bill Cunningham...

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