Author Francis Slakey speaks to students about “To The Last Breath” on Troy campus

  Madison Griggs Staff Writer The Writing Center was filled with chatter and coffee Wednesday morning, Feb. 26. Author of Troy’s 2013-2014 Common Reading Initiative, Francis Slakey, visited campus to meet with students and share some insight on his story, “To the Last Breath.” On couches and cushioned chairs sat Writing Center tutors, faculty and eager Read More

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Eight Troy University students win ADDY awards

Parker McCann Staff Writer During this past week, winners for the ADDYs in the regional area were announced. There were eight students from Troy University who received awards:  Nolan Odom, Tabitha Mixon, Saraya Williams, Mairead Sheffield, Kaitlyn Franklin, Elizabeth Jenkins and Heather Allerman . The ADDY, established in 1993, is an award for graphic design presented Read More

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“House of Cards” gets second season

Zach Winslett Arts and Entertainment Editor After its first season was nominated for nine Emmys and won three, Netflix’s original political thriller “House of Cards,” has returned for its second season. “House of Cards” follows Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), an ambitious politician unopposed to malicious, manipulative and malevolent means. After a tumultuous first season, the second Read More

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Anime Manga Enthusiasts attend Kami-Con in Birmingham on Valentine’s Day Weekend

Chase Robinson Copy Editor Members of Troy University’s Anime Manga Enthusiasts spent the weekend in Birmingham at a fan convention focused on Japanese animation and comics. Kami-Con, now in its sixth year, is organized by the Bama SOS Brigade, a student organization from the University of Alabama. “Kami-Con’s like a cultural melting pot made up exclusively Read More

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