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Owner Melissa Parker provides insight into her journey in the business world.

Parker’s passion fuels successful business

Makayla Mckinzie, Contributing Writer March 14, 2024

The Mane Event Salon is a woman-owned business that has been in Murray for the last 36 years. Melissa Parker, the current owner of the salon, took over...

Owners Janeen Sutton and Susan Williams explore their passions for needlework and how it influenced their entry into the business world.

Needleworking hobby turns into business

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor March 14, 2024

What started as hobbies have long since turned into a business for two passionate needleworkers.  Red Bug Yarn & Gifts opened in 2010 when Trudy...

Chief Copy Editor reflects on life experiences

Bri Hunter, Chief Copy Editor March 14, 2024

I am not your average tvshka. Tvshka is a funny word, mainly because it just looks like a typo or a bunch of letters just thrown together. Tvshka is a...

Carly Besser
Opinion Editor

Swipe right for self-love

January 23, 2015

I’m all about Tinder pranks. People making fake Tinder profiles and saying strange things to their matches is funny to me. While the dating app provides...

Alumna pursues life in lights

April 25, 2013

From alumna to actress, Murray State graduate Angie Gregory is pursuing her dream of a life on camera in Los Angeles. Gregory attended Murray State...

Professor utilizes humor while teaching

April 18, 2013

Self-identified as “the bald one,” faculty member Robert Valentine combines jokes and journalism in a unique teaching style that makes him one...

Jason Koger, 2002 Murray State graduate from Utica, Ky., lost his arms as the result of a tragic all terrain vehicle accident and lives to tell his story. His handicap has not altered his lifestyle. II Jason Koger

Alumnus loses arms in accident, lives to tell story

April 4, 2013

Growing up on the family farm in Utica, Ky., afternoon all terrain vehicle rides were a normal occurrence. However, fallen power lines were not. On...

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