Going ‘out on a limb’: find new places…

Jenna Viets Contributor Finding comfort in the busyness of school and work can be hard. Whether reading is an unfortunate obligation or a pleasant pastime, it’s something we find ourselves doing all the time, especially…

Looking outside of Troy for fun fall getaways

Katelyn Dewrell Contributor Living in Troy has its challenges. There aren’t many things to do, but luckily, Alabama has many fun fall getaways. Fall is one of the best times to travel. The leaves are…

Exploring cultures and languages

Tu To (left) a junior accounting major from Hanoi, Vietnam exploring culture in Madrid, Spain. Tu To Staff Writer I came to Troy two years ago. During my freshman year, I didn’t really have any…

French club re-established under new leadership

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer With an aim for presenting French not just as a language but a cultural experience, the French Club at Troy University has been re-established under the presidency of Indiana Poret, a…

Chocolate chip cookies: a cure for homesickness

Victoria Cirilli Contributor If you’re suffering from a classic case of homesickness, the only cure is obviously something delicious to remind you of home. I am a strong believer in the power of food and…

Helpful tips: how to avoid the ‘freshman 15’

Healthy and affordable baked chicken with avocado. (Katie Winters photo) Abby Taylor Online Content Editor The “Freshman 15” happens quickly, and it is good to know how to avoid it. Katie Winters, a senior interpreter…

Story time: joys of reading aloud

Jenna Viets Contributor There’s something special about reading a story aloud. Throughout my childhood, my parents were always reading to me. It started with Dr. Seuss and fairytales, then books like “Old Yeller” and the…

Campus police on ‘heightened alert’ after shooting rumors

Michael Shipma  Sports Editor Tori Bedsole Features Editor Sable Riley Editor-in-chief Dean of Student Services Herbert Reeves sent out a school-wide email at 9:41 a.m. on Thursday, indicating that an unidentified person "has started a…