Troy receives 3.46% hike in House budget

Pradyot Sharma Variety Editor The Educational Trust Fund (ETF) appropriations for Troy University increased from $49.3 million to $51 million for 2019, an increase of 3.46 percent as the Alabama State Legislature passed the largest…

International faculty drive cultural education at Troy

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Garrett Davies, a sophomore computer science major from Robertsdale, remembers the day when his Indian-born English professor explained to his class the infatuation of the Indian subcontinent with “white” skin. The…

SGA approves two new clubs

Asem Abdelfattah The Student Government Association passed the constitutions of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and the Kaggler student organization during its latest meeting. According to its constitution, the purpose of the Phi Alpha…

Craig Pittman: ‘Our job is to tell people…

Zach Henson Assistant News Editor “Our job is not to change things,” said Craig Pittman, a reporter for the Tampa Bay Times. “Our job is to tell people what’s really going on. “What they do…

Meet the SGA executive candidates

Tori Bedsole News Editor The Student Government Association (SGA) will hold executive board elections on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to vote through their Trojan email.…

Sodexo worker hit by student vehicle on crosswalk

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Rogers Darby, a 57-year-old Sodexo employee, was hit by a student’s car at 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, according to the university police. They said Sheila Blanchard, a junior…

Goldfingers to open next week

Tori Bedsole News Editor Goldfingers is anticipating to open its doors to the public next week, according to CEO and Founder Bill Dorminy. The family-centered restaurant is planning a soft opening on Tuesday or Wednesday.…

Chinese scholars sent home with ceremony

  Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Chongqing Normal University (CNU) faculty members have been studying at Troy for 13 weeks in the Teaching Excellence Fellows Program (TEFP) to increase their understanding of the United States.…

SGA approves Blacks Exceeding, Black Student Union clubs

  Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) passed the constitutions of two new clubs, Blacks Exceeding and the Black Student Union, during its weekly meeting Tuesday. Megan Harper, a junior global business…

Craig Pittman speaks at journalism symposium

Craig Pittman Daniel Hunt Staff Writer The annual journalism symposium held at Troy University will showcase keynote speaker Craig Pittman, author of four books and an investigative reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, on Monday,…

ATO prepares for annual Walk Hard event

  Zach Henson Assistant News Editor The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity (ATO) will hold its ninth annual Walk Hard event to raise money to support wounded veterans over spring break. Many of the fraternity’s brothers…