Media’s purpose, place and limits

  Pratibha Guatam Staff Writer When we hear news media, we think newspapers, television news broadcasts and now, the internet. According to a 2016 analysis by journalism and media researchers at Pew Research Center, 38…

DACA decision forced on Congress

  Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer If you don’t want to make a decision, have someone else make it for you! On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump announced that he was rescinding Deferred Action Childhood Arrival,…

Could Harvey have been prevented?

Emma Daniels Contributor Trying to deny climate change in the wake of two horrific hurricanes is a disservice to those affected by recent storms such as Hurricane Harvey. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) director William…

Confederate statues and their legacy

  Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The protests in Charlottesville following the city council’s decision to remove the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee and the consequent violence that led to the death of three…

To eat or not eat in TC?

Pratibha Guatam Staff Writer The food court in Trojan Center greeted us with a fresh face this semester. On Aug. 16, the renovated food court opened for service. The new Trojan Center has added food…

Roy Moore vs. Luther Strange: pick your poison

  Scott Shelton Contributor Luther Strange and Roy Moore are the most controversial candidates in this U.S. Senate election, but I believe Alabama should vote for Roy Moore, the lesser of the two evils. Moore…

Does policing hate groups stop hate?

  Logan Wetzel Staff Writer I am all for fighting hate and reforming different parts of our broken government, but I feel that fighting fire with fire is a poor choice. Soon on Troy University’s…

Athletics towers over education

  Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer There has been a growing trend among top educational institutions as they seem to prioritize athletics over education. Troy seems to be falling victim to this trend as we have…

Trans redefined by ACPeds

  Pratibha Guatam Staff Writer The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds), in March 2016, published a statement with an eight-point initial platform on gender identity in children, which stated that human sexuality is an objective…

Foreign students left stranded during orientation

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer Of all the student groups who arrive on campus before meal plans are activated, international freshmen, who are required to be here a week early for the international student orientation, are…