Satire: Students tackle enormous debt by simply selling graduation tickets

Editor’s Note: Columns appearing under “Meanwhile, in Sparta…” are works of fiction. Any references to real people, places or events are satirical statements that do not reflect real events. Asem Abdelfattah Assistant News Editor A startup at Troy has found an innovative way to help students pay off their loans by selling their graduation tickets. “I Read More

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Professor talks anti-Islamic sentiments in U.S. for TEDxTroyUniversity

Anushka K.C. Staff Writer On Nov. 5, 2017, TEDxTroyUniversity featured speakers from different backgrounds who gave thought-provoking speeches. The speeches have now been published on TEDx’s official YouTube page, which has more than 17 million subscribers. Among them was Dr. Luke Ritter’s TEDx talk on Islam and the immigration crisis in the United States.  Speaking through Read More

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Course offers interdisciplinary approach to literature review

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The department of English is offering an interdisciplinary upper level elective course called “Literature, Theory and Criticism,” which will discuss psychoanalysis, queer theory, historicism, Marxist theory, ecocriticism and disability studies. The class is open to any student who has completed two classes in literature. According to Priya Menon, an associate professor of Read More

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