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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...

The senior art exhibits have entered the Clara Eagle Gallery, with the graduation requirement being split into two rounds.

Senior art exhibits express personal journeys

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor April 25, 2024

With finals right around the corner, it is time for the senior art majors to fulfill an important graduation requirement: the senior practicum exhibitions.   The...

The four BFA senior art exhibit posters. Photo from @murraystateart Instagram.

Celebrating creativity: Murray State’s senior art exhibits

MacKenzie Rogers, Lifestyle Editor November 16, 2023

For students in the department of art and design, the senior exhibition is an opportunity for seniors to leave their final mark and host their last exhibition...

Senior Mirinda McClure decorates graduation cap with a message of hope. (Photo courtesy of Mirinda McClure)

Senior maintains hope despite canceled graduation

May 6, 2020

Dionte Berry Contributing Writer [email protected] To spread positivity during these trying times Murray State senior Mirinda McClure posted...

Dacias mother, Kelly, roots on her daughter at Murray States game against Austin Peay. (Blake Sandlin/TheNews)

Keep your head up: Dacia Brown’s support staff

November 2, 2018

Story by Maggiann Ackerman Staff writer [email protected] Senior Dacia Brown has excelled in her final season on Murray State’s volleyball...

No one wants to be a Palomino

No one wants to be a Palomino

March 3, 2016

The staff editorial is the majority opinion of The Murray State News Editorial Board. The voices and wishes of students can be stifled by higher education...

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Murray State Seniors’ bucket list

January 23, 2015

1. MARY’S AFTER MIDNIGHT Mary’s Kitchen is a local restaurant that’s a popular hangout after midnight for both party-goers and people-watchers....

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Senior Kacie King started and runs her business, Tied Like A Bow, from her home in Paducah, Ky.

Student entrepreneurs excel

February 28, 2014

Starting a small business can be an intimidating venture. Despite the daunting hurdles, Murray State students are creating their own entrepreneurial...

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Daniel Taylor, senior cadet in the Reserve Officer Training Corps program received the highest rating a cadet can earn.

Senior Cadet seizes opportunities

February 7, 2014

­­­Faces&Places It can be hard deciding what to do after college, but Daniel Taylor, senior from West Springfield, Va., has it all figured out. Taylor...

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Junior CheyAnne Gaskey gets set before delivering a pitch from the mound during the Racers last spring scrimmage.

Junior pitcher invests in winning season

February 7, 2014

SOFTBALL?STANDOUTS Before heading home for Winter Break, junior pitcher CheyAnne Gaskey and the rest of the Racer softball team received a focus...

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Senior infielder Leslie Bridges looks out into the field as she steps up to the plate.

Senior ready to finish career on high note

February 7, 2014

SOFTBALL STANDOUTS Softball and faith are the two things Leslie Bridges feels define her life. A senior on the field, Bridges graduated in December...

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Senior Amber Phillips  was named the Outstanding Senior Woman for fall 2013. Phillips will graduate this December with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education.

Phillips named Outstanding Senior

November 15, 2013

Amber Phillips of Hardinsburg, Ky., has been named the Outstanding Senior Woman for fall 2013. Phillips, the daughter of Betty and Dwight Phillips,...

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