University annual safety report released

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Lilly Casolaro News Editor In 2016, Troy University reported two on-campus rapes, one case of fondling, two robberies, 11 on-campus burglaries and four motor vehicle thefts on campus, according to the…

Police recover stolen items found in Mississippi

Lilly Casolaro News Editor Troy University police officers will be traveling to Mississippi on Friday with warrants for the arrests of three men accused of burglary on Troy’s main campus. During Trojan Day on Saturday,…

Sunday alcohol coming

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer Tori Bedsole Features Editor In a referendum on Tuesday, Oct. 10, the residents of Troy voted 1,422-538 to allow alcohol sales on Sunday. According to City Clerk Alton Starling, the change…

Night walk finds no major safety threats

Hayden Freese Contributor The Student Welfare Committee of Troy’s Student Government Association (SGA) and Freshman Forum (FF) found no major problems that would cause an immediate threat to student safety during SGA’s annual night walk,…

Leukemia society honors fraternity

Rachel Goodwin Staff Writer The FarmHouse Fraternity at Troy University donated $25,000 to sponsor a research grant to support finding a cure for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The fraternity received an award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma…

Organizations give for hurricane relief

Rachel Goodwin Staff Writer Though Hurricane Harvey hit land over a month ago, the aftermath is still affecting those in Texas, and for one Troy professor, the damage really hit home. Shellye Vardaman, the president…

All-majors career fair is next week

Lilly Casolaro News Editor Students looking for jobs or internships from all majors will have the opportunity to interact with prospective employers next week. The fall career fair will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 18,…

Classes travel to CDC in Atlanta

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor A trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta was organized for several Troy University classes that focus on the sciences, medicine and historical origins of…

Lambda Chi fraternity cleared of allegations

Sable Riley Editor-in-Chief The University’s investigation of Troy’s Lambda Chi Alpha chapter “found no evidence of conduct violations, and the fraternity has been cleared to resume normal activities effective immediately,” according to a statement from…

Student apologizes for Trop ‘disposal’

Lilly Casolaro News Editor Sinclair Portis Staff Writer After several Tropolitan newspaper racks were swiped clean, one student issued an apology for his “disposal” of papers, and he faces potential disciplinary action by the university.…

Religious festival celebration to be held Saturday

Hayden Freese Contributor Troy University students will have the opportunity to participate in the Nepali Dashian Festival, a spiritual celebration, hosted by the Nepali Student Association. The festival will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 7,…