ISCO elects 2017-18 officers

  Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer Troy University’s International Students Cultural Organization (ISCO) has elected officers for its executive positions for the 2017-2018 year. The organization has a new president, vice president, chair of administration, treasurer,…

Then and now: Things do get better

Tori Bedsole Features Editor I recently came across an article in a copy of the Tropolitan from Oct. 11, 1984, that discusses staffing issues for the Trop. After reading through the article, I realized just…

Society prepares cadets for leadership

  Zach Henson Staff Writer “The warrior who cultivates his mind polishes his arm,” said Cadet Capt. Casey Brumbeloe, a sophomore criminal justice major from Slapout, while quoting the Arnold Air Society motto. “By cultivating…

Then and now: the eternal issue

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Everyone knows that parking has been an issue on Troy’s campus for many, many years. A 1992 Troy graduate said parking was a major problem the entire time she was enrolled…

Cuba trip opens minds to new culture

  Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer A group of Troy University students had the opportunity to travel to Cuba this summer as part of the university’s study abroad program. Johanna Alberich, assistant professor of Spanish, led…

Then and now: Name changes

  Tori Bedsole Features Editor Here’s to the school we love, even before it was the school we know. Troy University did not begin as a university; the institution has actually been through a number…

World traveler to join Peace Corps

  Sydney Taylor Staff Writer Whitney Spake, a senior history major from Chattanooga, Tennessee, has joined the Peace Corps and will depart for Armenia in March of 2018. Before the summer of 2016, Spake had…

Student missionary travels to Zambia

  Tu To Staff Writer While other students chose to go on vacations or get a job for some extra cash this summer, Jessica Peek, a senior nursing major from Millbrook, decided to spend a…

Troy student wrestles with the pros

Zach Henson Staff Writer A Troy student is spending her fall semester enrolled in wrestling school at Reality of Wrestling (ROW) in Texas. Angela Arnold, a senior communication major from Gilbertown, began her journey on…

Physics Club to host solar eclipse viewing

Zach Henson Staff Writer Troy residents will be able to view an 80 to 90 percent solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). A solar eclipse is…

Student appointed to Pike County Board of Education

  Tori Bedsole Features Editor A Troy University student has made history by becoming the youngest member appointed to the Pike County Board of Education. Justin Davis, a senior criminal justice major from Troy who…

Then and now: Troy dining

Tori Bedsole Features Editor During my internship this summer, one of my co-workers gave me the idea to start a ‘Then and Now’ column for how Troy University has changed over the years. There have…