Welcome Week offers opportunity for new students to interact with greater Troy area

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer  While students are fresh on campus this week, Troy University has been preparing for their arrival for quite some time.  One of the main concerns for the campus is making sure incoming students feel at home and welcome, especially those new to the college experience. Troy’s Welcome Week allows all students to Read More

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Trojans welcomed back as soccer hosts Samford, UNA in exhibition

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor As students return to campus for another semester, Troy University’s soccer team is at work preparing for the 2019 season. The Trojans, fresh off a 5-14-1 (4-6 Sun Belt) season, will open with a pair of exhibitiongames during the first week of classes. Troy will host in-state rivals Samford and North Alabama Read More

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Former student leaders elected Board of Trustees officers

Emma Daniel News Editor Gibson Vance was working in admissions as an ambassador, and Lamar Higgins was the first African-American SGA president at Troy State University— they both laughed at the old Troy State logo still in the Trojan Ballrooms. Vance and Higgins have been elected the president pro tempore and the vice president pro tempore Read More

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TUPD at full force for the first time

Sarah Mountain Staff Writer Troy University has a full staff of 14 campus police officers for the first time as of this fall, according to University Police Chief John McCall. While TUPD has always been allotted 14 positions for new officers, McCall said administrative budget problems and issues with allocations of funds held the police department Read More

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