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The Pink Tax: a look at its effects on women

The Pink Tax: a look at its effects on women

Jill Smith, Co-Editor in Chief/News Editor March 14, 2024

The pink tax isn’t a federal tax that affects income tax refund, but it is a type of price discrimination that impacts millions of women's personal finances...

Ruth E. Cole in Navy Nurse Corps uniform

A look back at historical alumnae

Madison Miller, Contributing Writer March 14, 2024

Dr. Kala Stroup (1937- present) In 1983, Kala Stroup was elected the 7th President of Murray State, marking her as the first woman to hold the presidency...

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...

Owner of a local livestock rescue sanctuary, Beth Wilhelm-Atkins explores what influenced her to open the sanctuary. Photo courtesy of Beth Wilhelm-Atkins.

Sanctuary owner creates community

Gray Hawkins, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Local businesses are the hearts of small towns like Murray, Kentucky. Beth Wilhelm-Atkins understands the importance of small businesses better than most. Wilhelm-Atkins...

Dina Byers facilitated the panel discussing the challenges women face in healthcare. (Mason Galemore/The News)

Zoom panel discusses women in healthcare

March 31, 2021

Mason Galemore Contributing Writer [email protected] Healthcare providers have always shown their compassion and commitment towards their...

The art exhibit in Waterfield library showcases women for Women’s History Month. (Cady Stribling/The News)

Professor celebrates Women’s History Month

March 11, 2020

Dionte Berry Contributing Writer [email protected] For Women’s History Month, the University has planned creative new ways to celebrate the...

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