ISCO elects 2017-18 officers

  Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer Troy University’s International Students Cultural Organization (ISCO) has elected officers for its executive positions for the 2017-2018 year. The organization has a new president, vice president, chair of administration, treasurer,…

Then and now: Things do get better

Tori Bedsole Features Editor I recently came across an article in a copy of the Tropolitan from Oct. 11, 1984, that discusses staffing issues for the Trop. After reading through the article, I realized just…

Society prepares cadets for leadership

  Zach Henson Staff Writer “The warrior who cultivates his mind polishes his arm,” said Cadet Capt. Casey Brumbeloe, a sophomore criminal justice major from Slapout, while quoting the Arnold Air Society motto. “By cultivating…

Then and now: the eternal issue

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Everyone knows that parking has been an issue on Troy’s campus for many, many years. A 1992 Troy graduate said parking was a major problem the entire time she was enrolled…

Cuba trip opens minds to new culture

  Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer A group of Troy University students had the opportunity to travel to Cuba this summer as part of the university’s study abroad program. Johanna Alberich, assistant professor of Spanish, led…

Then and now: Name changes

  Tori Bedsole Features Editor Here’s to the school we love, even before it was the school we know. Troy University did not begin as a university; the institution has actually been through a number…

World traveler to join Peace Corps

  Sydney Taylor Staff Writer Whitney Spake, a senior history major from Chattanooga, Tennessee, has joined the Peace Corps and will depart for Armenia in March of 2018. Before the summer of 2016, Spake had…

Student missionary travels to Zambia

  Tu To Staff Writer While other students chose to go on vacations or get a job for some extra cash this summer, Jessica Peek, a senior nursing major from Millbrook, decided to spend a…

Troy student wrestles with the pros

Zach Henson Staff Writer A Troy student is spending her fall semester enrolled in wrestling school at Reality of Wrestling (ROW) in Texas. Angela Arnold, a senior communication major from Gilbertown, began her journey on…

Senior thesis art program to be held in…

Pratiksha Joshi Staff Writer The first student art show will be held in the International Arts Center (IAC) to showcase this year’s senior thesis program beginning on Wednesday, May 3. The art show will be…

Troy underreporting sex crimes?

Michael Shipma Sports Editor Troy University is most likely underreporting sexual assaults that take place on its campus, according to Herbert Reeves, dean of student services. Reeves said in an interview that while the university…

Red Cross hoping for fresh start

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer The Troy University American Red Cross Club has rebooted the organization for a fresh start with all new executive officers and with a dedication of seeking new members. The Red Cross…

Student Spotlight: Karissa Matthews

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer Karissa Matthews, a senior criminal justice major from Atmore, has created a new line of handmade swimwear called Ris Nicole. Matthews said although she never saw herself as an entrepreneur, she…