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…

Workshop tunes up Frequency

(PHOTO/Joshua Thurston)   Kelsey Vickers Staff Writer   The Troy University John M. Long School of Music will be hosting two internationally known jazz musicians who will conduct a workshop for students in the vocal…

Minimalist, small play has big effect

(PHOTO/Jennifer Carlisle)   Josh Williams Staff Writer   Reviews are often designed to accomplish one of two things: either to convince readers to become audience members (or vice versa) or to relate criticism on the…

Author shares reading passion

(PHOTO/Visarut Pawawongsak)   Zachary Winslett Arts and Entertainment Editor   Troy University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) wants students to surround themselves with and embrace a culture of reading. “We want you to read,” said Hal…

Mature stage play set on Southern campus

(PHOTO/Caitlin Collins)   Kianna Collins Staff Writer   A play that details a college relationship is coming to Troy University, and it might be something students relate to. The Troy University Department of Theatre and…