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The internet killed the video star: one student’s thoughts on modern music

Matt Firpo Contributor “The times they are a changin’” – though he may not have known it then, Bob Dylan predicted the future of music with these lyrics.  The internet has greatly changed music as a culture and redefined artists again and again in the past 20 years.  A pop star is now just a tweet Read More

M. Night Shyamalan film finalizes trilogy

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass,” the third film in his “Unbreakable” series, which merges the story lines created in the first two movies, “Unbreakable” and “Split,” was released in theaters last week.  The series has spanned the course of 19 years in real time, as well as canonically, as the first installment, “Unbreakable,” Read More

Leadership conference promotes opportunity for building diverse relationships among races

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer The city of Troy and Troy University will host its 18th annual Leadership Conference, courtesy of the Troy Institute for Leadership Development, on Feb. 1 and 2. This event is in celebration of Black History Month, and the theme is “Leaders Embracing New Relationships, Destinations, and Opportunities.”  Leandro Guimaraes Froes, an international Read More

‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist to inspire with live performance

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer “America’s Got Talent” star, Mandy Harvey, is coming to Troy on Monday, Feb. 4, for the first stop on her tour through Alabama and Louisiana.  Harvey first gained major recognition when she took part in and reached the finals in AGT’s 12th season.   She not only impressed the judges with her Read More

Alumnus debuts first solo show

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Marcus Dorsey, a Troy University alumnus from Montgomery, is currently debuting his first solo photography show.  The show consists of 11 portraits that Dorsey, who has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, said he hopes gives the viewers a glimpse into how he sees people in his everyday life.  The inspiration for Read More