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Saturday 08/18/2018
Landing on the farm
Updated: August 18, 2018 - 11:55 am

While some students go to Florida, or travel overseas or panic through an internship for summer break, agricultural student Kaden Martin worked through the summer heat trying his hand at farming.  

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Saturday, August 18, 2018 10:59 am. Updated: 11:55 am.

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Friday 08/17/2018
Eagle Fest kicks off the semester
Updated: August 17, 2018 - 1:54 pm

Rain did not dampen the spirits of Morehead State University students Wednesday during the second annual Eagle Fest. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, August 17, 2018 10:21 am. Updated: 1:54 pm.

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Thursday 08/16/2018
"Family Reunion" welcomes students back to campus
Updated: August 16, 2018 - 7:53 pm

Good Ole Family Reunion
Attendees socializing over free food provided at the event on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Allie Young Hall, Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Hunter Boggs. Hunter Boggs

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:37 am. Updated: 7:53 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead State University , Rowan County , Good Ole Family Reunion

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Sunday 05/27/2018
MSU baseball beats Tenn Tech for OVC crown
Updated: May 27, 2018 - 9:18 pm

Morehead State baseball upended No. 18 Tennessee Tech Sunday for the second consecutive day to win the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:11 pm. Updated: 9:18 pm.

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Sunday 05/13/2018
Family inks a shared memory
Posted: May 13, 2018

When Brooke Hale was 7-years-old, a tragic accident changed her and her family’s lives forever. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, May 13, 2018 9:47 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Morehead , Ashland , Kentucky , Whitni Self

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Sunday 05/06/2018
Canning's Restoration Project
Updated: May 06, 2018 - 10:17 pm

Michelle Canning
Michelle Canning lays down the vocal tracks for her upcoming album "The Next 11 Miles" at the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music on Thursday May 3, 2018 in Morehead, Ky. Photo by Julianna Leach, Julianna Leach

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile, Music on Sunday, May 6, 2018 9:40 pm. Updated: 10:17 pm.

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The final First Friday Outdoor Market of the semester
Updated: May 06, 2018 - 5:07 pm

The Rowan County Arts Center held it's final First Friday Outdoor Market of the semester this Friday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, May 6, 2018 5:01 pm. Updated: 5:07 pm. | Tags: First Friday Outdoor Market , Rowan County Arts Center , Ceramics , Art , Crafts , Morehead State University , Morehead , Rowan County

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First annual truck pull to be held May 26
Posted: May 06, 2018

With 20 tons of weight in tow, citizens will have the chance to support the Special Olympics and show their strength at the same time.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:02 pm.

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Saturday 05/05/2018
"Star Wars"-themed mentorship program concludes its first year
Updated: May 05, 2018 - 1:43 pm

A Padawan Palooza concluded this year’s MSU space science Padawan program.

Posted in News, Mobile on Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:38 am. Updated: 1:43 pm. | Tags: Space Science , Space Science Center , Morehead State University , Students , Padawan Palooza

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Friday 05/04/2018
Morehead alumni returns to celebrate new book
Updated: May 04, 2018 - 11:00 pm

A writing career that began as sports editor for the Trail Blazer took Morehead State alumni Brooks Rexroat to heights he never thought were possible.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, May 4, 2018 9:26 am. Updated: 11:00 pm. | Tags: Brooks Rexroat , Morehead , Alumni , Coffeetree Books , Thrift Store Coats , Writing , Books

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Thursday 05/03/2018
Power failure quiets WMKY
Updated: May 03, 2018 - 2:20 pm

Editor's note: WMKY is currently broadcasting on the left channel only

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, May 3, 2018 11:53 am. Updated: 2:20 pm.

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Tuesday 05/01/2018
Shared passion for music brought two best friends together
Updated: May 01, 2018 - 2:36 pm

A shared passion for music brought two strangers together for a flickering moment that created a lifelong partnership.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 2:03 pm. Updated: 2:36 pm. | Tags: Rowan County , Morehead , Ky , Morehead State , Msu , The Tea Lights

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Monday 04/30/2018
Student Spotlight: Caleb Paul
Posted: April 30, 2018

His first experience in art as a high school freshman had a major effect on Morehead State University freshman Caleb Paul's life today.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 30, 2018 5:33 pm. | Tags: Student Spotlight , Morehead State University , Caleb Paul , West Carter High School , Art , Education , Art Education

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Bachelor of Fine Arts seniors display artwork
Posted: April 30, 2018

Morehead State art seniors displayed their artwork in Claypool-Young Art Gallery beginning on Wednesday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 30, 2018 11:14 am. | Tags: Morehead State , Art Show , Morehead , Rowan County , Art , Senior

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Friday 04/27/2018
Student Spotlight: Camille Kash
Updated: April 30, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Camille Kash will live out her childhood dream of visiting South Korea through Morehead State University's study abroad program.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, April 27, 2018 10:43 pm. Updated: 1:00 pm. | Tags: Student Spotlight , Study Abroad , Travel , Student , Camille Kash , Language , Culture , Korea

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Second annual President's Spring Concert takes over the Andrew's Hall lawn
Posted: April 27, 2018

The sun was shining on Andrew’s Hall Lawn for the second annual President’s Spring Concert on the Lawn. 

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Friday, April 27, 2018 8:30 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Presidents Concert , Music , Performances , Morehead State University , Msu , Rowan County

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Wednesday 04/25/2018
In addition to tuition, Morehead State announces housing rate freeze
Updated: April 25, 2018 - 3:18 pm

One week after the university announced its plan to freeze tuition for the 2018-19 school year, MSU revealed housing rates will remain the same as well.

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 3:14 pm. Updated: 3:18 pm. | Tags: Housing , Morehead State University , Budget , Housing Freeze , Cost , Recruitment , Students , Campus

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From Student to Teacher
Updated: April 25, 2018 - 1:39 pm

With graphite covering her arms and a finished drawing on an easel, Kalei Hutchinson spoke passionately about art education.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:37 pm. Updated: 1:39 pm.

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Finding Family on the Farm
Updated: April 25, 2018 - 3:46 pm

Agriculture students find their second family with the unique experience of living on the Morehead State University Farm.

Posted in Life and arts, News on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:02 pm. Updated: 3:46 pm.

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Tuesday 04/24/2018
Rowan County democratic candidates answer questions in a public forum
Updated: April 24, 2018 - 10:25 pm

Democratic candidates for next month's primary election in Rowan County answered questions from the community in a political forum.

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 9:14 pm. Updated: 10:25 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Kim Davis , Msu , Morehead Kentucky , Kentucky , Rowan County , Democratic , Forum

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MSU student moved 400 miles to pursue her degree
Posted: April 24, 2018

Lydia Gillim traveled over 400 miles to attend Morehead State and pursue the career that she had always wanted.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:05 am. | Tags: Morehead , Michigan , Macomb , Oakland , Rochester , Morehead State

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Self-taught makeup artist develops her skills at Morehead State
Updated: April 24, 2018 - 10:12 am

A self-taught hobby became a passion and career path for a Morehead State student.

Posted in Life and arts, Mobile, News on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 9:28 am. Updated: 10:12 am. | Tags: Artist , Morehead , Morehead State University , Msu , Special Effects , Costume , Design , Makeup

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Kentucky-Uganda connection is made
Updated: April 25, 2018 - 12:12 pm

The desire to give back to under privilege children in Kentucky and Uganda brought a night of music at Button Auditorium. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Media, Mobile on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 9:18 am. Updated: 12:12 pm.

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Sunday 04/22/2018
The curtain closed on a classic movie-turned-play
Posted: April 22, 2018

The Morehead State Theatre Department closed the curtain on Sunday on the six-day showing of a classic musical.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:09 pm. | Tags: Rowan County , Ky , Morehead State , Little Shop Of Horrors

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Morehead Runners attend the Big Turtle 50-miler
Updated: April 23, 2018 - 12:48 pm

Next Opportunity Events hosted the Big Turtle 50 Miler in Morehead on Saturday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Sports, Mobile on Sunday, April 22, 2018 9:53 pm. Updated: 12:48 pm. | Tags: Morehead , Msu , Morehead State , Morehead State University , Rowan County , Kentucky , Race

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Campus community celebrates Earth Day
Updated: April 22, 2018 - 4:51 pm

Morehead State University welcomed Earth Day weekend with music, snow cones and environmentally-friendly activities.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 22, 2018 4:47 pm. Updated: 4:51 pm. | Tags: Earth Day , Morehead State University , Campus , Environment , Earthwise Eagles , Celebration

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Friday 04/20/2018
Despite crisis, financial aid has risen
Updated: April 20, 2018 - 9:12 pm

The financial aid awarded to students at Morehead State University has increased by $12 million in a four-year span while the enrollment of students has decreased. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, April 20, 2018 9:00 pm. Updated: 9:12 pm.

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420: The 'lit' history
Posted: April 20, 2018

Marijuana has always had a subculture of devotees, so much so that it has even been given a pseudo-holiday dedicated to going up in smoke.   

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, April 20, 2018 6:47 pm. | Tags: Morehead , Marijuana , Pot , History , 4/20

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Atheist activist speaks on campus
Updated: April 20, 2018 - 4:23 pm

MSU's Secular Student Alliance brought in an activist to voice his opinion.

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, April 20, 2018 4:19 pm. Updated: 4:23 pm. | Tags: Religion , Secular Student Alliance , Daniel Barker , Morehead State University , Campus , Speech

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Morehead community advocates for sexual assault awareness
Updated: April 20, 2018 - 4:18 pm

A week of events raising awareness of sexual assault and prevention culminated in a march entitled Light Up the Night.

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, April 20, 2018 4:08 pm. Updated: 4:18 pm. | Tags: Sexual Assault , Awareness , Pathways , Light Up The Night , Sexual Assault Awareness Month , Morehead State University , March

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Thursday 04/19/2018
Local Honeys return for a dance
Updated: April 19, 2018 - 10:30 pm

Two Morehead State alumni returned home to perform for the last square dance of the semester at the Rowan County Arts Center on Wednesday night.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Thursday, April 19, 2018 10:18 pm. Updated: 10:30 pm.

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Wednesday 04/18/2018
Morehead State University plans tuition freeze
Updated: April 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm

Morehead State University plans to become the third state-funded Kentucky college to freeze tuition for the 2018-19 school year.

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:48 pm. Updated: 3:38 pm. | Tags: Morehead State University , Budget , Budget Cuts , Tuition , Freeze Tuition , State Budget , University Budget , Jay Morgan , Dr. Morgan

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Sunday 04/15/2018
Morehead State students play on history’s stage
Updated: April 15, 2018 - 11:34 pm

HILTONS, VA  Morehead State traditional music students, ambitious with their budding music careers, walked back in time when they performed on the legendary Carter Family Fold stage and became the newest link in the chain of rich history.

Posted in News, Music, Mobile on Sunday, April 15, 2018 10:59 pm. Updated: 11:34 pm.

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Student Spotlight: Casie Glover
Updated: April 15, 2018 - 7:50 pm

Picking up her dad’s old bass at age 10 made a lasting impact on Morehead State University junior Casie Glover’s life.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 15, 2018 1:14 pm. Updated: 7:50 pm. | Tags: Casie Glover , Morehead State University , Student Spotlight , Music

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Saturday 04/14/2018
Student Spotlight: Hannah Osborn
Updated: April 17, 2018 - 9:49 am

An education major at Morehead State refuses to let Governor Matt Bevin's controversial pension reform bill discourage her from following her dreams.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, April 14, 2018 4:13 pm. Updated: 9:49 am. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Pension Reform , Teaching , Education

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Eagle Warrior tested the strength of MSU students
Updated: April 16, 2018 - 1:38 pm

Eagle Warrior is a competition created by students, hosted by students and made for students.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, April 14, 2018 4:01 pm. Updated: 1:38 pm. | Tags: Morehead , Morehead State , Eagle Warrior , Strength Competition , Msu Recreation And Wellness

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Thursday 04/12/2018
A night of jazz and blues in the Duncan Recital hall
Updated: April 15, 2018 - 10:21 am

The Morehead State Jazz Ensemble held their annual spring concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Duncan Recital Hall.

Posted in Music, News, Mobile on Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:23 pm. Updated: 10:21 am. | Tags: Jazz , Jazz Ensemble , Morehead State Jazz Ensemble , Mason Daugherty , Duncan Recital Hall , Morehead State University , Music , Performance

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Journalism student takes passion of storytelling to the real world
Updated: April 13, 2018 - 11:30 am

It was the bond between a grandmother and grandson that showed a student his passion for media.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, April 12, 2018 1:31 pm. Updated: 11:30 am. | Tags: Morehead , Convergent Media , Morehead State University , Msu , Rowan County

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Morehead students compete in film challenge
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 1:10 pm

Morehead State University students were challenged to make a movie over a single weekend.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:59 pm. Updated: 1:10 pm. | Tags: Film Challenge , Morehead Film Challenge , Morehead Cinemas , Morehead State University , Students , Convergent Media

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Dogs run for a cause
Updated: April 12, 2018 - 1:30 pm

Dogs ran alongside humans during the Run With a Pup 5K on Tuesday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:54 pm. Updated: 1:30 pm. | Tags: Rowan County , Morehead State , Morehead State University , Morehead , 5k

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Tuesday 04/10/2018
Button Auditorium to host benefit concert for underprivileged children
Updated: April 10, 2018 - 2:39 pm

Morehead State University professor Michael Harford invites guests to ponder the value of their pocket change at an upcoming benefit concert.

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:13 pm. Updated: 2:39 pm. | Tags: Button Auditorium , Quarters For Kids , Benefit Concert , Fundraiser , Fundraising , Michael Harford , Morehead State University , Music

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Morehead State Theatre Department raises money for international trip
Updated: April 10, 2018 - 2:14 pm

The Morehead State Theatre Department raised money through the Einstein’s Dreams 5K on Saturday.

Posted in Life and arts, Mobile, News on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:03 pm. Updated: 2:14 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Morehead , Kentucky , Rowan County , Theatre Department

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Monday 04/09/2018
Fire Department raises money for uniform costs
Posted: April 09, 2018

Hays Crossing-Haldeman Volunteer Fire Department held its annual fish fry fundraiser and auction to help raise money for outdated equipment. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 9, 2018 8:20 pm. | Tags: Morehead , Msu , Morehead Kentucky , Rowan County , Fire Department

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Brianna Robinson has the need for speed
Updated: April 09, 2018 - 8:32 pm

Brianna Robinson followed in her father’s dust when she fell in love with racing at age 9.

Posted in News, Mobile on Monday, April 9, 2018 7:41 pm. Updated: 8:32 pm.

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Generational Artist Honors Grandfather
Updated: April 09, 2018 - 8:16 pm

After years of practice and patience, Shelbi Basham brings closure through a painting of her grandfather.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Monday, April 9, 2018 5:12 pm. Updated: 8:16 pm.

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Baseball Plays Home-Run Derby in Doubleheader Sweep Over UT Martin
Posted: April 09, 2018

Morehead State's baseball team blasted 14 home runs and scored 43 runs en route to a doubleheader sweep over UT Martin Friday. The Eagles nailed a school record-tying eight round-trippers in a 25-2 win in the opener and nearly equaled that with six more long balls in an 18-7 nightcap victory.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Monday, April 9, 2018 12:24 pm.

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Friday 04/06/2018
Eagle Warrior competition tests students' strength
Updated: April 06, 2018 - 11:02 pm

Those with the strength to lift and the courage to go for it will be going head-to-head at the Recreation and Wellness center on April 12.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, April 6, 2018 7:54 pm. Updated: 11:02 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Eagle Warrior , Recreation Center , Fitness

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Senior art on display in the Claypool-Young Art Gallery
Updated: April 06, 2018 - 6:32 pm

Morehead State University’s senior art show opened in the Claypool-Young Art Gallery Wednesday.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Friday, April 6, 2018 9:30 am. Updated: 6:32 pm. | Tags: Senior Art Show , Claypool Young Art Gallery , Morehead State University , Students , Art , Dustin Saunders

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Thursday 04/05/2018
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture visits Morehead
Updated: April 09, 2018 - 7:59 pm

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture said Thursday that he backs the administration’s ban on all cannabis use, but supports loosening a federal ban on growing hemp. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:13 pm. Updated: 7:59 pm.

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The Woodsheep prepare to release sophomore album
Updated: April 06, 2018 - 6:33 pm

As the production of the folk band Woodsheep’s sophomore album begins to wrap up, Andrew Preston reflected on how he returned to his origins.

Posted in News, Music, Mobile on Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:58 pm. Updated: 6:33 pm. | Tags: Morehead , Morehead State University , The Woodsheep , Band , Music , Kctm , Kentucky Center For Traditional Music

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