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Tuesday 08/20/2019
Hemp research at MSU
Updated: August 20, 2019 - 1:54 pm

As Kentucky looks to find a replacement for tobacco as a cash crop, Morehead State University is aiding the endeavor with research on hemp.

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 1:38 pm. Updated: 1:54 pm.

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Monday 08/19/2019
Gallery: Images from summer interns
Posted: August 19, 2019

Members from the Trail Blazer staff completed internships across the state of Kentucky over the summer of 2019.

Posted in Gallery, Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, August 19, 2019 4:11 pm.

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Friday 06/14/2019
Family of Music, big and small
Updated: June 15, 2019 - 12:27 pm

Raymond McLain Big Family
Raymond McLain, the director of the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music, talks about his part in an upcoming PBS broadcast about Bluegrass Music Friday, June 14, 2019 at the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music in Morehead, Ky. Photos by Leigha Vivian Leigha Vivian

Posted in News, Life and arts, Music, Mobile on Friday, June 14, 2019 3:46 pm. Updated: 12:27 pm.

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Saturday 05/25/2019
Eagles reach final, fall to Jacksonville State
Updated: May 25, 2019 - 8:59 pm

MARION, Ill. -- Morehead State baseball defeated Austin Peay 9-4 Saturday afternoon to reach the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship round for the second straight season, but ultimately it wasn't enough as MSU fell 10-3 to Jacksonville State in the title contest at Rent One Ballpark.

Posted in News, Sports, Media on Saturday, May 25, 2019 8:49 pm. Updated: 8:59 pm.

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Friday 05/24/2019
Eagles alive in OVC after Layne walk-off homer
Updated: May 24, 2019 - 9:18 am

MARION, Ill. -- Facing elimination in the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament, Morehead State junior Ryan Layne made sure his Eagles weren't taking an early two-and-out exit.

Posted in News, Sports, Mobile on Friday, May 24, 2019 9:00 am. Updated: 9:18 am.

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Wednesday 05/22/2019
Gallery: Rocky Adkins concedes primary race
Posted: May 22, 2019

Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rocky Adkins during the primary election on Tuesday May 21, 2019. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:46 am.

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Tuesday 05/21/2019
$82 million investment is bringing a greenhouse to Morehead
Updated: May 21, 2019 - 2:24 pm

An $82 million investment is bringing a greenhouse and jobs to Rowan County. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:54 am. Updated: 2:24 pm.

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Saturday 05/04/2019
Three MSU students earn scholarships for excellence in leadership and academics.
Updated: May 05, 2019 - 1:55 pm

Three MSU students earned Order of Omega scholarships for leadership abilities and academic performance. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:50 am. Updated: 1:55 pm. | Tags: Order Of Omega , Morehead State , Msu

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Friday 05/03/2019
Two MSU students accepted into space science internships
Updated: May 04, 2019 - 11:46 am

Two space systems engineering students who were accepted to internships with NASA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be working on new technology to be sent into space. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, May 3, 2019 7:17 pm. Updated: 11:46 am. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Nasa

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2019 edition of Inscape released along with award ceremony
Posted: May 03, 2019

Inscape, a staple at Morehead State since 1957, released the 2019 issue at the Golding-Yang Art Gallery on Thursday night. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, May 3, 2019 7:03 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Inscape , Art , Writing , Photography

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Monday 04/29/2019
Sarah Little awarded Gamma Phi Beta Sisterhood Scholarship
Updated: April 29, 2019 - 7:31 pm

Winchester native Sarah Little was awarded the Gamma Phi Beta Sisterhood Scholarship last week.  

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 29, 2019 6:59 pm. Updated: 7:31 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Gamma Phi Beta

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Birkes brothers work to make MSU seizure smart
Updated: April 30, 2019 - 11:35 am

Living with epilepsy inspired two Winchester natives to lead the way in creating a seizure smart campus at Morehead State University.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 29, 2019 6:54 pm. Updated: 11:35 am.

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Comedians take to Button to joke about Morehead
Updated: April 29, 2019 - 7:08 pm

Comedians Ronnie Jordan and Reemo Rod took to Button Auditorium to joke with the audience.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 29, 2019 6:52 pm. Updated: 7:08 pm. | Tags: Rowan County , Morehead State , Msu , Morehead

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Racers enjoy Kentucky beauty
Updated: April 29, 2019 - 7:29 pm

The third Big Turtle race drew runners from across the country to experience the challenging and beautiful nature of Kentucky’s trail system.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 29, 2019 6:47 pm. Updated: 7:29 pm.

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Saturday 04/27/2019
Spring concert a hit despite weather concerns
Updated: April 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm

President Morgan’s Spring concert went off without a hitch Thursday afternoon, even with Morgan’s lack of voice and the fear of being rained out.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, April 27, 2019 6:04 pm. Updated: 1:33 pm.

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14th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship showcases student scholars
Updated: April 27, 2019 - 6:09 pm

Undergraduate scholars had an opportunity to present their research on Wednesday. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Saturday, April 27, 2019 5:59 pm. Updated: 6:09 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Celebration Of Student Scholarship

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Student Choice Awards honor MSU students
Posted: April 27, 2019

In order to recognize some of Morehead State’s successful students, the Student Government Association hosted the annual Student Choice Awards. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Saturday, April 27, 2019 5:41 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Student Choice Awards , Msu , Student Government Association

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Friday 04/26/2019
State-wide candidates visit campus
Updated: April 26, 2019 - 7:06 pm

Eleven state-wide political candidates were on campus Wednesday in an open and confrontation-free forum organized by a new Morehead State University club. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Friday, April 26, 2019 6:49 pm. Updated: 7:06 pm.

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BFA students showcase their time at MSU
Updated: April 30, 2019 - 11:43 am

BFA Showcase
The work of art, ‘Retinentia’ by Bethany Pace, is presented on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in the Claypool-Young Art Building in Morehead, KY. Photo by Charlie Miller By Charlie Miller

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Friday, April 26, 2019 5:49 pm. Updated: 11:43 am.

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Wednesday 04/24/2019
Painting with Dance
Updated: April 24, 2019 - 10:04 pm

Senior Art and Dance Student Stephanie McNeill has created a style of art all her own by combining dance and paint.

Posted in News, Life and arts, Mobile on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:35 pm. Updated: 10:04 pm.

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Monday 04/22/2019
MSU music department combines art and music for performance
Updated: April 22, 2019 - 9:56 pm

The story of Maxx, a young and progressive woman whose friends are helping her find her creative voice, came to the Duncan Recital Hall last Wednesday.

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Monday, April 22, 2019 9:48 pm. Updated: 9:56 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead , Whitney George

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Former SGA president helps provide students in need with meals
Updated: April 22, 2019 - 10:14 pm

Former Student Government Association president Brandon Bryer has continued his partnership with Aramark to provide students in need with additional meals throughout the semester. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Monday, April 22, 2019 9:11 pm. Updated: 10:14 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Morehead

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A night full of throwbacks and Rivalry; Pop culture Trivia!
Updated: April 22, 2019 - 7:27 pm

It was the love of pop culture that got Garrett Flynn the win during the pop culture Kahoot game in ADUC Theater.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 22, 2019 6:24 pm. Updated: 7:27 pm.

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Saturday 04/20/2019
Former MSU student pursing degree in deaf studies
Posted: April 20, 2019

A previous Morehead State student’s major at Eastern Kentucky University hits close to home. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Saturday, April 20, 2019 11:08 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Eastern Kentucky University , Eku

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Friday 04/19/2019
French horn professional visits Morehead State
Updated: April 20, 2019 - 1:16 pm

Renowned french horn soloist Ronald Beitel paid a visit to Morehead State to perform a concert and conduct a master class for fellow musicians.  

Posted in News, Music, Mobile on Friday, April 19, 2019 10:03 pm. Updated: 1:16 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , French Horn , Msu

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Students had two days to make a movie for the Morehead Film Challenge
Posted: April 19, 2019

While the Morehead Film Challenge primarily attracted convergent media students, Vi Vinukonda, a sophomore biomedical engineering major, said that his brother encouraged him to enter the challenge. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, April 19, 2019 3:42 pm.

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Wednesday 04/17/2019
County program uses needle exchange to ease opiod abuse
Updated: April 17, 2019 - 8:55 am

A program in Rowan County exchanges more than needles in the community’s effort to combat the effects by opioid abuse.

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:39 am. Updated: 8:55 am.

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Tuesday 04/16/2019
Proposed Morehead trail seeking funding
Posted: April 16, 2019

A newly proposed Morehead trail would offer students the ability to walk from campus all the way to Buffalo Wild Wings.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 8:30 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Kentucky , Triplett Valley Trail

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MSU student brings back fraternity chapter after 20 years of inactivity
Updated: April 16, 2019 - 8:41 pm

Faith, family and his fraternity inspired Dallas Bruton to spend more time helping the community.  

Posted in Life and arts, Media, News, Mobile on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:03 pm. Updated: 8:41 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Omega Psi Phi , Nphc , Msu

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MSU campus and Morehead city ranked as one of the safest
Updated: April 16, 2019 - 8:42 pm

 Morehead and Morehead State were given the ranks of one of the safest cities in Kentucky and one of the safest campuses in the United States.

Posted in News, Mobile on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:55 pm. Updated: 8:42 pm.

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Monday 04/15/2019
Passion for horses brought MSU student from suburbs of Detroit to Kentucky
Updated: April 22, 2019 - 6:22 pm

A passion for horses brought a student from the suburbs of Detroit to the horse capital of the world.  

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 15, 2019 6:11 pm. Updated: 6:22 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Equine Science , Rowan County, Ky

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Annual Build-a-Bed project donates beds and mattresses to families in need
Updated: April 17, 2019 - 3:36 pm

The annual Build-A-Bed event brought students and local community members to the Morehead Peddlers Mall last week to provide beds to those in need. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 15, 2019 5:49 pm. Updated: 3:36 pm. | Tags: Kentucky , Morehead , Rowan County , Build-a-bed

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Sunday 04/14/2019
Survivor Morehead awards winner after 42 days of gameplay
Updated: April 15, 2019 - 6:03 pm

After 42 days of gameplay with 22 players battling it out, a winner for Survivor Morehead has finally been chosen.  

Posted in Media, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:26 pm. Updated: 6:03 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Msu , Survivor Morehead , Survivor

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Newly elected SGA president ready to focus on needs of the students
Updated: April 15, 2019 - 7:57 am

The first step the new Student Government Association president is taking is to defend the needs of the Morehead State University students. 

Newly-elected Colby Birkes realized he made a difference as vice president during the last year, and was determined to take it a step further.  

“I plan on increasing the parking, we’re in the planning of a concert, and we will increase the safety of the students with more lighting around campus at night,” said Birkes. “We will also increase dental care.” 

Posted in Media, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:19 pm. Updated: 7:57 am. | Tags: Student Government Association , Sga , Morehead State University

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Students take the stage at the Carter Family Fold
Posted: April 14, 2019

HILTONS, VA After three days of touring, the legendary Carter Family Fold was the final stop for traditional music students to perform at one of the foundational blocks for the creation of mountain music. 

Posted in Life and arts, Music, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:21 pm.

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Friday 04/12/2019
Chinese tea ceremony expands student cultural understanding
Updated: April 13, 2019 - 9:59 am

Students discovered the art of a central piece of Asian culture: a tea ceremony.  

Posted in Life and arts, News, Media, Mobile on Friday, April 12, 2019 5:04 pm. Updated: 9:59 am. | Tags: Chinese Tea Ceremony , Morehead State , Msu , Rowan County, Ky

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"Hillbilly" stereotype discussed in Tuesday panel
Updated: April 12, 2019 - 6:56 pm

The Hillbilly stereotype of Appalachian culture and media was the highlight of debate during the Tuesday 9 event in ADUC. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, April 12, 2019 3:40 pm. Updated: 6:56 pm.

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Chalk the Walk spreads awareness on campus
Updated: April 12, 2019 - 5:50 pm

Kentuckians across the state adorned sidewalks with inspiring messages about consent, love and support in the Chalk the Walk events.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Friday, April 12, 2019 3:23 pm. Updated: 5:50 pm.

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Thursday 04/11/2019
SGA creates resolution to add parking
Updated: April 11, 2019 - 11:15 pm

The Morehead State student government passed a resolution to create  an estimated 40 to 50 new parking spots for those with student passes.

Posted in News, Mobile on Thursday, April 11, 2019 8:54 pm. Updated: 11:15 pm.

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Wednesday 04/10/2019
Morehead State to change free speech policies on campus
Updated: April 12, 2019 - 5:20 pm

After the free speech bill signed into law by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on March 26, Morehead State began preparations to comply. 

Posted in News, Mobile on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 1:00 pm. Updated: 5:20 pm. | Tags: Rowan County Ky , Bill 254 , Morehead State , Morehead , Msu

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Monday 04/08/2019
BGE celebrates spring and the Gospel
Updated: April 11, 2019 - 9:54 am

The Black Gospel Ensemble celebrated Spring and God Friday night with their annual Spring Concert. 

Posted in Music, News, Mobile on Monday, April 8, 2019 6:19 pm. Updated: 9:54 am. | Tags: Morehead State , Black Gospel Ensemble , Music , Choir

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Sunday 04/07/2019
River runs in crew's blood
Updated: April 07, 2019 - 9:18 am

Paula Ruble
Cejae Brown steers the boat to arrange barges as a unit under the instruction of Captain Clyde Kennedy on the Paula Ruble headed North on the Ohio River on Tuesday March 26, 2019. Brown is a part of the Steersman training program which prepares individuals to become a pilot and eventually a captain. Photo by Julianna Leach Julianna Leach

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, April 7, 2019 8:44 am. Updated: 9:18 am.

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Saturday 04/06/2019
Veterinary science boasts 100 percent acceptance rate from students applying to vet school
Posted: April 06, 2019

100 percent of veterinary science majors from Morehead State who applied to a veterinary school were accepted this semester. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Saturday, April 6, 2019 2:53 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Veterinary Program , Animal Science

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Friday 04/05/2019
Eagles rout SIUE 10-1 in first of three
Updated: April 05, 2019 - 9:16 pm

Junior lefty Dalton Stambaugh struck out a season-high 10 over 7.2 innings, while the Morehead State baseball bats struck for six doubles and two home runs en route to a 10-1 victory over visiting SIU Edwardsville in an OVC series opening game at Allen Field Friday.

Posted in Sports, News, Media on Friday, April 5, 2019 8:56 pm. Updated: 9:16 pm.

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Thursday 04/04/2019
Students' hard work displayed at senior show
Updated: April 06, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Four years of hard work is shown off at the senior art show in the Golding-Yang art gallery on Wednesday.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, April 4, 2019 3:26 pm. Updated: 3:00 pm.

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Student Government Association holds debate
Updated: April 04, 2019 - 10:10 pm

Student government candidates held a debate to show students their plans for Morehead State’s future. 

Posted in Media, News, Mobile on Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:45 am. Updated: 10:10 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Sga , Student Government Association

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Monday 04/01/2019
Clowns hunted for snipes on the Morehead stage
Updated: April 04, 2019 - 12:56 pm

Clowns and their hunt for snipes came to center stage in Morehead. 

Posted in Life and arts, Media, News, Mobile on Monday, April 1, 2019 7:00 pm. Updated: 12:56 pm. | Tags: Rowan County Ky , Morehead , Snipes Circus , Theatre

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Women express their true shades
Updated: April 01, 2019 - 6:51 pm

Women expressed their true shades at the Nude Fashion Show in honor of every woman’s natural beauty.

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Monday, April 1, 2019 6:31 pm. Updated: 6:51 pm.

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Sunday 03/31/2019
MSU students lend a helping hand during the Iron Eagle Challenge
Updated: March 31, 2019 - 9:32 pm

More than 60 Morehead State students helped members of the community during the 24-hour Iron Eagle Challenge.  

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:13 pm. Updated: 9:32 pm. | Tags: Morehead State , Community Service , Iron Eagle Challenge , Morehead , Kentucky

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Thursday 03/28/2019
Bevin signs bill protecting free speech at public Kentucky colleges and universities
Posted: March 28, 2019

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed a new bill into law on Tuesday that protects free speech at Kentucky public colleges and universities, and will make some changes to the way Morehead State maintains free speech areas. 

Posted in Life and arts, News, Mobile on Thursday, March 28, 2019 8:58 pm.

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