Administration tackles student needs

Luke Brantley Staff Writer Thirty-six percent of U.S. college students cannot afford basic needs, according to a 2018 survey by Temple University. Many higher education institutions have begun to recognize food and housing insecurities as potential obstacles to student retention and graduation rates, but many do not know how to combat these issues. Johnathan Cellon, the Read More

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‘Us’ : critical success or confusing, disappointing failure?

Acoryanna Wilson Contributor SPOILER ALERT: When Jordan Peele’s newest horror film, “Us,” was announced, some moviegoers expected it to live up to the expectations of his famous film “Get Out,” but were disappointed by the movie as a whole.  This seems pretty surprising as not only did this jaw-dropping film make more than $70 million in Read More

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Picking up the pieces after the tornado

Pradyot Sharma Section Editor The tornado that touched down in Troy Sunday left several structural damages, including three overturned mobile homes, according to Herbert Reeves, the interim director for the Pike County Emergency Management Agency and dean of student services at Troy.  According to Reeves, the structural damage spans areas including Hunters Mountain where mobile homes Read More

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