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Tuesday 10/16/2018
Tim Thomas talks plans for Appalachia
Updated: October 16, 2018 - 10:49 pm

Jobs, high speed internet and economic growth took the stage during the first of the W. Terry McBrayer Presidential Lecture Series in Government and Leadership.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:05 pm. Updated: 10:49 pm.

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Monday 10/15/2018
Soccer's Senior Day a Winning Effort Over Jacksonville State
Posted: October 15, 2018

MOREHEAD, Ky. – After falling behind in the second half, the Morehead State soccer team netted three unanswered goals to upend Ohio Valley Conference counterpart Jacksonville State, 3-1, on senior day Sunday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Monday, October 15, 2018 6:49 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Soccer

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Corbie Ellington Day recognized in Rowan County
Updated: October 15, 2018 - 6:53 pm

The Corbie Ellington American Legion Post 126 hosted a ceremony in Morehead’s Freedom Park on Friday, October 12, honoring Corbie Ellington, one of Rowan County’s residents who fell in the First World War in 1918.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 15, 2018 5:48 pm. Updated: 6:53 pm.

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Brianna Robinson speeds into two new titles
Updated: October 15, 2018 - 6:53 pm

A racecar driver at night and student by day, Brianna Robinson excels on and off the dirt track. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 15, 2018 4:39 pm. Updated: 6:53 pm.

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Luke Trapp has big dreams for the agriculture industry
Updated: October 15, 2018 - 5:04 pm

Cloning and embryonic transplanting might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but for Luke Trapp, it’s the key to better livestock for both the animal and farmer. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 15, 2018 4:30 pm. Updated: 5:04 pm.

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MSU gets in the Homecoming spirit
Posted: October 15, 2018

Morehead State is gearing up for the most anticipated weekend in October- Homecoming.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 15, 2018 1:29 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Homecoming , Morehead State University , Homecoming Weekend

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Friday 10/12/2018
Opinion: At what age are people "too old" to trick or treat?
Updated: October 13, 2018 - 3:23 pm

Halloween is right around the corner, which brings the yearly debate between teenagers and adults alike of what age should people stop trick-or-treating, even though every person has a right to partake in the fun if they please.

Posted in News, Opinion, Mobile on Friday, October 12, 2018 7:02 pm. Updated: 3:23 pm.

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Thursday 10/11/2018
Student Spotlight: Ashton Killen
Updated: October 11, 2018 - 5:13 pm

Though cell phones can reach across the world, Ashton Killen has service beyond the stars. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:57 pm. Updated: 5:13 pm.

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Wednesday 10/10/2018
Back row grit beats UT Martin
Updated: October 10, 2018 - 10:32 pm

In a tight, deadlocked, back-and-forth match, Morehead State volleyball showed their true grit in a victory over UT Martin. The Eagles (15-5, 6-1 OVC) defeated the Skyhawks (8-12, 2-5 OVC) in four sets, each of which was played within four points at set's conclusion.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:25 pm. Updated: 10:32 pm.

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From football to frostbite
Updated: October 10, 2018 - 10:29 pm

From a football field to the freezing terrain of Antarctica that is the set of ‘Terra Nova’, Jackson Hurt rotated between countless hobbies before landing in musical theater.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:47 pm. Updated: 10:29 pm.

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Monday 10/08/2018
Visiting artist provided workshop to MSU students
Posted: October 08, 2018

Artist Brian Somerville, a sculptor and fabricator of 10 years, offered MSU students a workshop on how he “feeds the beast.”

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 8, 2018 1:25 pm. | Tags: Morehead , Msu , Rowan County , Brian Somerville , Artist , Art

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Sunday 10/07/2018
Page's big game can't overcome San Diego
Updated: October 07, 2018 - 5:42 pm

Despite racking up more than 500 yards of total offense and out-gaining the Toreros , the Morehead State football team was defeated 51-34 by Pioneer Football League foe San Diego on Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Sunday, October 7, 2018 4:54 pm. Updated: 5:42 pm.

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The Gourd Festival celebrates 35 years
Posted: October 07, 2018

Crafts, food and music filled the Haldeman Hayes Crossing Community Center on Saturday, as the Rowan County community celebrated the 35 annual Gourd Festival.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, October 7, 2018 12:42 am. | Tags: Morehead , Rowan County , Gourd Festival , Haldeman Hayes Crossing

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Friday 10/05/2018
BGE sings the language of the angels
Updated: October 06, 2018 - 3:52 pm

The Black Gospel Ensemble took to the stage Thursday night alongside three other choir groups for the Fall Choral Showcase Concert at the First Baptist Church of Morehead, Ky.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Friday, October 5, 2018 3:45 pm. Updated: 3:52 pm.

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Wednesday 10/03/2018
OPINION: Classes that belong in the toilet
Updated: October 03, 2018 - 9:23 pm

General Education classes may have a noble purpose, but in reality they’re useless for the majority of college students who have already achieved a basic proficiency in the base subjects like math, English and science in high school.

Posted in News, Opinion, Media on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 8:20 pm. Updated: 9:23 pm.

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The resident advisor queen
Posted: October 03, 2018

Brandon Banta lives a double life as a residence advisor and as “Brandy Rose’ Grigio” the Drag Queen.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6:24 pm.

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Nightmare in drag
Updated: October 03, 2018 - 7:27 am

Spectrums Nightmare on Drag Street show brought out several first-time performers and specials guests from all over the east coast. 

Posted in News, Gallery, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 7:16 am. Updated: 7:27 am.

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Tuesday 10/02/2018
Tyler Childers and band brush up at KCTM
Updated: October 02, 2018 - 10:58 pm

Recording artist Tyler Childers brought his band and music to the Kentucky Center for Traditional Tuesday for a rehearsal.

Posted in News, Music, Mobile on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:47 pm. Updated: 10:58 pm.

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Monday 10/01/2018
Third Annual Yak Expo comes to Morehead
Updated: October 01, 2018 - 9:14 pm

Yak famers, buyers and those merely curious about the long-horned, shaggy-haired animals flocked to the Morehead State University farm.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, October 1, 2018 2:37 pm. Updated: 9:14 pm.

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Opinion: Children's Health Day
Updated: October 01, 2018 - 6:38 pm

Children’s health seems to be a topic that comes up each year, but it rarely gets the attention it needs.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Opinion, Mobile on Monday, October 1, 2018 11:12 am. Updated: 6:38 pm. | Tags: Childrens Health Day , October 1 , Health , Opinion

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Sunday 09/30/2018
The Browning Orchard Festival saw its largest turnout
Updated: September 30, 2018 - 8:02 pm

The 8th annual Browning Orchard Festival was held Sunday on the Fleming County orchard that was donated by the Browning family in 2008. The festival began in 2011. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, September 30, 2018 7:53 pm. Updated: 8:02 pm.

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Mandolin player finds fiddle hero
Updated: October 01, 2018 - 10:05 am

Raleigh, NC  Hall-of-Fame musician John Hartford continues to inspire and live on in the world of bluegrass through students like Morehead State University’s Elizabeth Bowman.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Sunday, September 30, 2018 5:16 pm. Updated: 10:05 am.

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Blue and Gold Competition in Photos
Updated: September 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm

Thirteen high school marching bands from across Kentucky had just 15 minutes each to earn a Kentucky Music Education Association sanctioned rating in the Blue and Gold Marching Band Competition at Morehead State’s Jayne Stadium. 

Posted in News, Music, Mobile on Sunday, September 30, 2018 5:02 pm. Updated: 5:08 pm.

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The power of music
Updated: September 30, 2018 - 9:13 am

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The Mountain Music Ambassadors practice for their upcoming performce on the youth stage at the Raleigh Convention Center for the International Bluegrass Music Association convention and festival on September 26, 2018 in Raleigh, Nc. Photo by Julianna Leach Julianna Leach

Posted in Life and arts, Music, Mobile, News on Sunday, September 30, 2018 12:47 am. Updated: 9:13 am.

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Saturday 09/29/2018
Lewis County Marching Band roars into Blue and Gold
Updated: September 29, 2018 - 10:24 pm

The Lewis County High School Marching Band roared into Jayne Stadium at Morehead State University on Saturday for the university’s annual Blue and Gold Competition, led by a new director who is no stranger to the school.

Posted in News, Music, Mobile on Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:51 pm. Updated: 10:24 pm.

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The big week at IBMA
Updated: September 29, 2018 - 7:49 am

The Mountain Music Ambassadors wrapped Friday night with their first big performance on the youth stage at this year’s International Bluegrass Music Association festival, which left one day of events. 

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Saturday, September 29, 2018 1:06 am. Updated: 7:49 am.

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Friday 09/28/2018
Dr. Morgan and family temporarily move off campus
Updated: September 28, 2018 - 11:56 pm

Morehead State President Dr. Morgan and his family temporarily moved off-campus after issues with their residence.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 28, 2018 10:29 pm. Updated: 11:56 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Dr Morgan , President , Morehead , Rowan County

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MSU Challenge Course offers thrill-seekers an adventure
Updated: September 28, 2018 - 11:46 pm

Members of the Morehead community looking for an exciting adventure can find one right on MSU’s campus.  

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 28, 2018 12:38 pm. Updated: 11:46 pm. | Tags: Rowan County Ky , Morehead , Challenge Course

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New Frontier Outfitters opens their first brick-and-mortar storefront
Updated: October 01, 2018 - 12:03 am

What started as an idea for a brand grew into a full-scale business for Morehead State University student Joshua Ravenscraft and his brother, alumni Jared Ravenscraft.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Friday, September 28, 2018 12:25 pm. Updated: 12:03 am. | Tags: Rowan County Ky , New Frontier , New Frontier Outfitters , Morehead Ky

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Thursday 09/27/2018
Terra Nova starts off The Little Company's 2018-2019 season
Updated: September 28, 2018 - 11:49 pm

Morehead State University’s Lucile Caudle Little Theater will begin its 2018-2019 season with the play Terra Nova.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, September 27, 2018 7:08 pm. Updated: 11:49 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Terra Nova , The Little Company , Theatre , Theater

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Wednesday 09/26/2018
MSU volleyball takes down EKU
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 9:48 pm

In front of a raucous crowd at Wetherby Gym on Wednesday, Morehead State volleyball swept in-state rival Eastern Kentucky. The Eagles (12-4, 3-0 OVC) downed the Colonels (3-12, 2-1) in straight sets, taking the sets 25-19, 25-20, 25-22.

"It was a fun night. We had a great atmosphere, the fans were great," said head coach Jamie Gordon. "Anytime you line up against EKU in any sport there's fun emotion. As we told our team, this is what college athletics is all about, it's representing your university and our players are blessed with the opportunity to do that and it's fun to come out on top with a win."

The Eagles downed their opponent on the offensive end, slamming home 48 winners in the three-set match. Morehead State picked up at least 13 kills in each set, led by a staggering 19 kills in set number two. Sophomore outside hitter Olivia Lohmeier led the way registering 17 terminations with just two errors to hit a match-high .441. As a team, the Eagles hit .250.

A big credit to EKU, they were forcing us to earn our points," added Gordon. "We got a couple freebies in the third set, they kind of let us off some struggles we were going through, but it was nice to see Liv [Lohmeier] get into a great rhythm, especially in the second and third sets."

Elsewhere offensively, sophomore outside hitter Lauren Rokey added double-digit kills, totaling 10. Redshirt senior middle blocker Jessie Wachtman added six, while seniorsJordan Jones and Maddie Fella chipped in six apiece.

The conductor in the orchestra that was Morehead State's offense, redshirt sophomore setter Chandler Clark dished out 41 total assists (13.67 per set). In the second set alone, Clark assisted on 17 of 19 kills for the Eagles' offense. In OVC play, she's distributed 141 helpers, totaling a whopping 12.81 per set. In addition to 41 assists, Clark added a team-high 12 digs to collect her seventh double-double of the season.

Gordon remarked, "She [Clark] is the conduit. We've been getting great first contacts from our passers and even when it's not exactly where we want it Chandler's doing a really good job of bettering that ball and getting good attacking opportunities for our pins and middles."

Defensively, Morehead State limited Eastern Kentucky to a .185 hitting percentage, forcing 16 errors on 108 swings. The Eagles blocked four total shots with Lohmeier (2), Fella (1), Jones (1), and Rokey (1) turning shots away at the net. In the back row, freshman libero Allison Whitten added 11 digs, combining with Clark to give the Eagles a pair of players with double-digit digs.

Right-side hitter Cassie Knutson led the visitors with 12 total kills, chipping in 10 assists to record a double-double. Libero Chloe Rojas totaled a match-high 17 digs to pace the Colonels defensively.

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Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 9:36 pm. Updated: 9:48 pm.

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KCTM students made it to Raleigh for a week of bluegrass
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 2:59 pm

RALEIGH, NC Despite hurricane Florence hitting Raleigh, NC, the Wide-Open bluegrass festival remained open for business, which brought Morehead State University Students to the grounds.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 1:29 pm. Updated: 2:59 pm.

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Rogan creates a book fair
Updated: September 26, 2018 - 11:09 am

Emily Rogan has taken on the responsibility of planning and organization the first book drive for the Newman Center.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 10:54 am. Updated: 11:09 am.

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Tuesday 09/25/2018
Space station astronaut visits Craft
Updated: September 25, 2018 - 9:03 pm

Astronaut Drew Feustel spoke to Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics students live from the International Space Station on Sept. 21 at the Space Science Center on the campus at Morehead State University.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 8:37 pm. Updated: 9:03 pm.

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Sunday 09/23/2018
Audio Feature: Dr. Scott Davison, Considering Philosophy
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 6:16 pm

Philosophy is not a study that most people decide to pursue, because of how limiting a degree in philosophy can be. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Sunday, September 23, 2018 6:08 pm. Updated: 6:16 pm.

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Audio Feature: Luke Whitlock
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 5:43 pm

Finding comfort in art is a huge deal for many people and for Morehead State University convergent media student, Luke Whitlock, it provides more than just comfort. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Sunday, September 23, 2018 5:26 pm. Updated: 5:43 pm.

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Saturday 09/22/2018
Images from the Morehead streets
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 6:07 pm

A local photographer showcased his work at the Rowan County Arts Center. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:05 pm. Updated: 6:07 pm.

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The Eagles sweep Tennessee Tech
Updated: September 22, 2018 - 6:05 pm

Back in action on the opening weekend of Ohio Valley Conference play, Morehead State volleyball took down Tennessee Tech in straight sets.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:35 pm. Updated: 6:05 pm.

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Friday 09/21/2018
Volleyball opens conference play with a win
Updated: September 21, 2018 - 11:09 pm

After falling behind two sets to one heading into the fourth set, Morehead State Volleyball scratched and clawed its way to a five-set victory over Jacksonville State. The Eagles (10-4, 1-0 OVC) hit .372 across the game's final two sets to down the Gamecocks (7-7, 0-1).

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, September 21, 2018 9:33 pm. Updated: 11:09 pm.

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Tim Thomas to speak at Morehead State University
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 7:16 pm

Eastern Kentucky’s continuous challenges will be the topic to kick off Morehead State University speaker series. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 21, 2018 8:41 pm. Updated: 7:16 pm.

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MSU alumni creates a successful business after starting with little
Updated: September 21, 2018 - 8:02 pm

Nine months after graduating from Morehead State, he started his own company. Since then, his revenue has increased ten-fold.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 21, 2018 3:59 pm. Updated: 8:02 pm. | Tags: Recycleyo , Morehead State , Local Business , Morehead , Rowan County

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Opinion: Emotional support animals on campus
Updated: September 21, 2018 - 3:41 pm

Several students have the need for an Emotional Support Animal (ESA), but a lot of confusion surrounds the process to get one. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 21, 2018 11:21 am. Updated: 3:41 pm.

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MSU's Constitution Day turned into Constitution week
Updated: September 21, 2018 - 3:41 pm

Morehead State made Constitution Day into Constitution Week with many different programs to commemorate the signing. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 21, 2018 10:19 am. Updated: 3:41 pm.

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Interfaith Discussion shines light on religious diversity
Updated: September 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Morehead State student Kayla Bowen organized a discussion to show the religious diversity to MSU.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, September 21, 2018 10:06 am. Updated: 3:39 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Interfaith Discussion

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Thursday 09/20/2018
Double-major finds comfort zone
Updated: September 20, 2018 - 9:47 pm

A double-major in math and traditional music found her love for old-time music her first year of high school while on a horse ride in Boyd County. 

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Thursday, September 20, 2018 9:01 pm. Updated: 9:47 pm.

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Morehead State University’s Vet Tech program ranked nationally
Updated: September 20, 2018 - 8:42 am

There are over 200 veterinary technology programs in the U.S., but MSU’s was ranked 15th in the country by College Choice, which wasn’t a surprise for students like Kaytlyn Bowens. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, September 20, 2018 8:32 am. Updated: 8:42 am.

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Monday 09/17/2018
Morehead State professor creates unique pieces for annual Faculty Exhibition
Updated: September 17, 2018 - 2:08 pm

Dr. Robyn Moore said her artworks were paintings, but not paint on canvas. Rather, she coated canvases with photographic emulsion to create her art.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, September 17, 2018 11:05 am. Updated: 2:08 pm.

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Sunday 09/16/2018
Arts and Eats kicks off the fall season in Morehead
Updated: September 16, 2018 - 7:31 pm

The eighth annual Arts and Eats Festival signaled the start of fall while it promoted student entrepreneurs and fall-themed crafts.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, September 16, 2018 9:27 am. Updated: 7:31 pm.

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Saturday 09/15/2018
Historic scoring as Eagles fall to Austin Peay
Updated: September 30, 2018 - 8:06 pm

In the highest scoring game in Jayne Stadium history, Morehead State football went back-and-forth with 23rd ranked Austin Peay before falling 78-40 on Saturday evening.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Saturday, September 15, 2018 11:38 pm. Updated: 8:06 pm.

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Morehead State music professors put on a show
Updated: September 15, 2018 - 9:09 pm

Thursday night was the perfect opportunity to enjoy classical music and opera singing as Morehead State music professors performed in Baird Music Hall.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Saturday, September 15, 2018 2:37 pm. Updated: 9:09 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Music , Baird Music Hall

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