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Nall art exhibit ‘Alabama Art: Inside Out’ sheds new light on Alabama

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The International Arts Center will be hosting a reception and art talk for its new exhibit, “Alabama Art: Inside Out,” on Friday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit was originally just an artistic endeavor for the Troy native and artist Fred Nall Hollis. Nall said he set out to Read More

Trop Trivia: $2 Movie Edition

1. How many “Mission Impossible” movies are there? A) 6 B) 8 C) 4 D) 3 2. What country was “The Meg” filmed in? A) Australia B) Japan C) New Zealand D) The United States 3. The director of “The Happytime Murders,” is the son of what famous American actor/ director/etc.? A) Steven Spielberg B) Quentin Read More

Boise team upset over green turf

Sam Stroud Staff Writer After inspecting Veterans Memorial Stadium ahead of the first game on Saturday, the Boise State football team was in a state of disbelief over the color of the turf because their own field is blue. “It’s actually green!” a player commented. “We thought all football fields were blue.” This unexpected development has Read More

ISCO discusses reasons to study abroad

Bishal Niroula Contributor Students and faculty shared their experiences from a recent study abroad trip to China at the International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO)’s second meeting of the semester last Thursday for Study Abroad night. The presenters discussed many advantages to studying abroad. “Immersing yourself in other cultures only makes you empathetic, sympathetic, as well as Read More

Lifestyle: Why you should watch your dad’s lame favorite movies

Draven Jackson Arts & Entertainment Editor Ever since I can remember, movies have been a sort of bonding ritual for my family. I know what you’re thinking: “We all watched movies with our parents, what’s the big deal?” And you’re probably right — according to, the U.S. comes in third for highest percentage of tickets Read More

Opinion: McCain’s legacy is a lesson in bipartisanship

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor While answering questions at a town hall meeting in Lakeville, Minnesota, during the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican candidate John McCain was told by a supporter about the then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama: “I can’t trust Obama. I have read about him, and he is not… he is an Arab.” McCain cut her Read More

Dining Hall helps students to avoid the freshman 15

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor Taylor Walding Variety Editor The Trojan Dining Hall is helping students avoid the freshman 15 by using innovative weight loss strategies that incorporate hiding cutlery and closing early on weekends. It is not unusual for students to have to walk the entire dining hall three times before they find a fork. “I Read More

The New York Times is not our savior

Sam Stroud Contributor On Feb. 27, 2018, President Donald Trump tweeted that several well-known news publications, including The New York Times (NYT), are the “The Enemy of the People.” There was deservedly a lot of pushback from both sides of the aisle for these and other similar statements he made. Trump has a history of attacking Read More

Tapes point to Trump being racist

Scott Shelton Staff Writer While I realize calling someone a racist is something that should not be taken lightly, the president of the United States, unfortunately, is one. Omarosa Manigault New­man, former White House aide and longtime friend of President Donald Trump, has released a number of secret recordings from her time in the White House. Read More