UAC event gets students active with dance

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The University Activity Council (UAC) is collaborating with The Muscle Fitness Club to organize a Trap Zumba event on September 25 at the Bibb Graves Quad.  The event will be led by a professional instructor from Montgomery. It is open to all students and will be run as two sessions, one at Read More

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Symphony band to play classic “masterworks” during fall concert

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) Aaron Ward, a senior music education major from Geneva, will perform alongside other band members in the symphony band during their “Masterworks” concert.  Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s symphony band is in full swing, with its first concert of the semester taking place on Sunday, Sept. 22.  The concert, titled “Masterworks,” focuses Read More

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Addicted to Lizzo’s ‘Juice’: Student discusses Lizzo’s hit ‘Truth Hurts’ and how her music inspires today’s women

(PHOTO/ digboston via Flickr) Lizzo’s 2017 single “Truth Hurts” has climbed its way to the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 two years after its release.  Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100%” in love with Lizzo.  Now that Lizzo’s song “Truth Hurts” has climbed its way Read More

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IAC hosts exhibit by Alabama artist showcasing the darker truths about Alabama’s history

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The International Arts Center (IAC) is holding a reception with Mike Howard and his “Pivotal Moments in Alabama History” exhibit on Friday, Sept. 13.  Howard, an expressionist born in Phenix City, has comprised a series of work that reflects the environment he grew up in.   “Mike was born in 1944,” said Read More

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Student opinion on the “positive” mental and physical benefits of pet ownership and “checking out” shelter animals

Sarah Mountain Staff Writer The Pike County Animal Shelter is a great place for students to find a pet to conquer the first part of adulthood by “checking-out” rescued animals.  For students looking to provide an animal with a forever home, the shelter has extremely low prices on the adoption of animals. But for those not Read More

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