Murray State University

Rob Canning, WKMS

Murray State students protesting the victory of President-Elect Donald Trump say they want to make sure minority groups aren’t pushed aside or out of sight. A few dozen students congregated outside Waterfield Library Wednesday morning with signs reading ‘We Deserve to Feel Safe,’ ‘Black Lives Matter’ and ‘You Can’t Vote Out My Rights.’

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Murray State officials have narrowed their search down to two finalists for the next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

ASSE Murray State University Student Section, Facebook

Murray State University social work students hosted a Trans Symposium at the Hopkinsville Regional Campus Thursday evening to share information about transgender issues. Mary Elaine Horn and Peggy Pittman-Munke speak with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the genesis of the symposium.

Murray State Racer Athletics, via Facebook

Murray State University’s football Homecoming is this weekend as the 2-5 Racers face Tennessee State Saturday at Roy Stewart Stadium.

Kentucky Office of the Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear mentions Murray State University in an op-ed over the fight for higher education funding. A Kentucky Supreme Court judge ordered Gov. Matt Bevin to return close to $18 million to public colleges and universities last week after the democratic AG sued the governor over the funding cuts.

J. Tyler Franklin/WFPL

Republican US Senator Rand Paul makes campaign stops in western Kentucky today.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State President Bob Davies is inviting the university community to be involved in a series of surveys and forums aimed to promote a so-called ‘Marketplace of Ideas.’ Davies sent out a letter last night saying the move for engagement comes in light of the vitriolic rhetoric and divide among issues of race, equality, social justice and personal safety in the country today.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.1 million to Murray State’s Science Department.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

Western Kentucky Singer/Songwriter Kevin Ray Brost says he never imagined his debut single would hit iTunes charts in Thailand , Norway , Germany , Botswana , and Nepal .

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Update 9/14: All residents of Springer College have now been relocated to other residential halls on campus, according to email update to faculty and staff.

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