Troy University Snow Week

[caption id="attachment_2506" align="alignnone" width="430"] PHOTO/ Wes Fortson[/caption] Laura Hutto Copy Editor   Snow and ice closed Troy University for three days this week. Unfortunately, this meant that nobody could drive, meaning food and other commodities…

Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival

Nikki DeRidder Staff Writer   Troy University will be hosting the Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival this weekend. Each year it occurs the last weekend in January. This year is no exception with its free performance…

Series reboot coming to Fox

Kianna Collins Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor   After 35 years of dormancy, Fox reboots the original series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage” that was hosted by Carl Sagan. Now, with original executive producers, Ann Druyan…

Renowned dancer joins Troy

Madison Griggs Staff Writer   As the New Year and the spring semester bring new classes, they also bring a few fresh faces to campus — one of those being Nicki Loud, Troy’s new dance…

Troy University theater nationally honored

Ngoc Vo Staff Writer   “A Single Girl’s Guide,” Troy University’s very own musical, is among six shows that are heading to Roanoke, Va., for the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. According to…

Club attends local convention

  Kianna Collins Staff Writer   Fanaticon, the first fan convention in Dothan, held its first event, and the turnout was more than expected. The convention was partially funded by a public fundraising website Kickstarter.…

Launch loaded with talent

(PHOTO/April Irvin)   Zachary Winslett Arts and Entertainment Editor   Student and faculty readings, music, exciting announcements and – of course – free food will all be a part of the Rubicon’s winter launch party.…

Bands, buildings; the legacy of Long

  Victoria Bailey Contributor   In honor of Director of Bands emeritus John M. Long, Troy University is expecting the arrival of the new $7.5 million. state-of-the-art band facility in the spring of 2014. Long…

Fans anticipate new Pokémon game

  Jamal Carswell Staff Writer   “Pokémon X” and “Pokémon Y” are the newest installments to the Pokémon franchise. With these new installments come many new features. X and Y are the first handheld Pokémon…

‘Gravity’ floats away from rivals

  Zachary Winslett Arts and Entertainment Editor   Rarely does a film feel as immersive as Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity,” a space drama starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. “Gravity” pits its characters against the humbling…