Band hits perfect note

Halftime at Racer football games is more than a time to refill snacks and hit the bathroom. It’s a chance for spectators to see the entertaining and unconventional school marching band in action. The Murray State University band melds the old and the new, the traditional steps and drill lines, with new tunes and nontraditional […]

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Murray State’s Beyer discovers voice

With the power out during the 2009 ice storm, Carson Beyer was staying at a friend’s house when his friend brought out his acoustic guitar. You might as well sing along, was the invitation. “So I started singing,” Beyer said. Fast-forward a few years and Beyer, a Lone Oak graduate, is now a junior at […]

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Laura Nash first Henry County drum major at MSU

Laura Nash of Paris has been named one of three drum majors for the Murray State University Racer Band, the first Henry Countian to be named to that honor. She is already familiar with the position of drum major, having served in that capacity at Henry County High School in her junior and senior years, […]

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Students make their place in Murray State tradition

From The Murray State News Hunter Farrell, staff writer   Murray State’s slogan “Take Your Place” has students getting involved in clubs and organizations that exist on campus. With more than 170 registered and University-recognized clubs and organizations, there are many opportunities for Racers to find a place to belong. However, a new trend has […]

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MSU panel plans presidential recruitment

From the Paducah Sun – Early steps in the search for the next leader of Murray State University continued Wednesday as the search committee and its consulting firm met to organize the process. Members of the Board of Regents presidential search panel met with two representatives from Witt/Kieffer of Oak Brook, Ill., in the Pogue […]

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College Courts renovations to continue in near future

From The Murray State News Renovations that began in July will continue during the course of the academic year for College Courts. Kim Oatman, Murray State’s chief facilities officer, said improvements to College Courts are made as funds become available and that scheduled routine maintenance is performed throughout the year. The work started this summer […]

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MSU kicks off new business programs in Paducah, Murray

From the Paducah Sun – Murray State University is covering new ground with its business degree programs, one offered in Murray and the other in Paducah. The university’s 2+2 MBA Program will start at the Paducah campus, 3000 Irvin Cobb Drive, on Oct. 18, according to Gerry Muuka, associate dean and coordinator of graduate programs […]

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Successful move-in day for a local university

  Reporter: Mychaela Bruner Photographer: Justin Jones Story Created: Sat Aug 17, 2013 3:14 PM Story Updated: Sat Aug 17, 2013 10:20 PM CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky—We have continuing coverage on the housing crunch at a local university. Today was move-in day for students at Murray State. Students have been gearing up to move-in to residential […]

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A new mobile addition to a local university

Reporter – Mychaela Bruner Photographer – David Dycus Story Created: Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:47 PM Story Updated: Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:34 PM MURRAY, Ky. – Tuesday was the first day back to school for students at a local university. Murray State faculty and staff have been working hard over the summer to accommodate […]

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