Special Olympic Games coming to Troy

James Shipma graphic Zach Henson Assistant News Editor Starting May 18, Troy University will host the Special Olympics Alabama State Summer Games for the 12th year in a row, according to Herbert Reeves, the dean…

Classroom dedicated to MLK

Zach Henson Assistant News Editor Students and community members gathered on Tuesday at Troy Elementary School to dedicate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Outdoor Classroom. “It’s something we’ve been looking forward to…

English seduction course stirs debate on campus

Zach Henson Assistant News Editor Noel Harold Kaylor, an English professor, will be teaching ENG 4400, “The Seduction of Women in Literature,” a Selected Topics course he has called “Fall Term 2018’s Most Controversial English…

Troy University Police acquires free military-grade equipment

Tori Bedsole News Editor The Troy University Police Department has acquired around $1 million in free equipment through a military program, according to University Police Chief John McCall. The Military Surplus Program, through the Defense…

Troy SGA adds second international seat to senate

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The new Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2018-2019 academic year met for the first time this week, passing an amendment that will add another international seat to the senate beginning…

Greek Man and Woman of the Year named

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Two members of the Greek community, Douglas Dick and Meredith Durden, received Greek Man and Woman of the Year awards. The awards were given to one male and one female…

Minorities class encourages nondiscrimination on campus

Emma Daniel Staff Writer In the wake of international harassment on campus, one class is making an effort to fight racism and bigotry. Brenda Campbell, an adjunct instructor in the social science department, is working…

Students, faculty honored at annual Honors Convocation

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Students and faculty were recognized for their achievements at the annual Honors Convocation. The event was held on Monday, April 16, in the Claudia Crosby Theater for honorees and those…

Tie results in election of 21 at-large senators…

The Student Government Association elected a new group of senators for the 2018-2019 school year. The new senators are: Nam Dang, an international student from Vietnam, for International Programs; Courtney Bass, a sophomore elementary education…

Voter registration drive today

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor The Pike County Board of Registrars will be holding a voter registration drive on campus today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for students interested in registering to vote. To…