A close-up photo of the gates at Murray State University.

Murray State University’s department of global languages and theatre arts opens season with “The Praying Mantis”

MURRAY, Ky. — As theatre season commences at Murray State University, the department of global languages and theatre arts opens with a production of “The Praying Mantis” by Alejandro Sieveking on Sept. 20. Translated from “La Mantis Religiosa” by Charles Philip Thomas and directed by Daryl W. Phillipy, this darkly comedic Chilean tale of family […]

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Racers past, present and future gather for Owensboro event

Racer Nation recently converged on the Owensboro riverfront for a special event held on June 16. The blue and gold was in full force as attendees were joined by President Bob Davies, Murray State staff and Dunker while enjoying live music from Murray’s very own MurrVegas All Stars.

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Murray State University to hold Freedom Fest concert on July 4

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band, Town & Gown Chorale and Governor’s Scholars Program Chorus will host a concert on Tuesday, July 4 at 8 p.m. inside Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus. As part of this year’s Freedom Fest in Murray, the free concert is open to […]

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Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band concert to take place on June 6

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will host a free concert on June 6 at 7 p.m. outside Lovett Auditorium on the campus Quad. The 100- member band is under the direction of Murray State’s Todd E. Hill and comprised of various community members, including Murray State students. Musical […]

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W. Earl Brown performed in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at Murray State University

Murray State University alumnus W. Earl Brown portrayed Big Daddy in the campus production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” from April 27 to 29. Brown has had a great film and television career with roles in the AMC production of the comic book series “Preacher” and other television roles, including “Archer,” “True Detective,” “American Crime,” […]

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Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band prepares for summer 2017 season

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will begin rehearsals on Tuesday evening, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. on the stage of Lovett Auditorium. Rehearsals will run for two hours and will continue on Tuesday nights through June. “We would love to welcome even more folks into the group this […]

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All Campus Sing welcomes many for campus tradition

MURRAY, Ky. — Sigma Alpha Iota’s All Campus Sing, a Murray State University tradition that has taken place since 1958, welcomed students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to Murray State’s campus on April 12. The event, which included participation by 22 campus organizations, helped raise money for the People to People Project, which takes […]

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Film and television personality, alumnus W. Earl Brown to star in Murray State University performance

MURRAY, Ky. — W. Earl Brown, actor in many film, theatre and television roles, will star in the role of Big Daddy in Murray State University’s upcoming production of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Brown, who graduated from Murray State University’s theatre program in 1986, continues a long career in Hollywood and […]

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All Campus Sing set for April 12

MURRAY, Ky. — Each year on Murray State University’s campus, one of the biggest and most anticipated University events takes place, uniting students, faculty, alumni, staff and community members. Sigma Alpha Iota’s All Campus Sing will be held on Wednesday, April 12 as the pre-show will begin at 3 p.m. followed by the event at […]

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​Sub Pop recording artist Daniel Martin Moore plugs in at Pogue Library

An audience of campus and community members listened intently to a solo performance by Kentucky native Daniel Martin Moore at Murray State University on April 12. The singer-songwriter’s hour-long show in Pogue Library’s Reading Room marked the beginning of a national tour in support of his seventh album, “Archives Vol. II.” Moore’s career as a […]

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