TEDxTroyUniversity explores ‘puzzled’ theme in talks

Tori Bedsole Features Editor TEDxTroyUniversity, an independently organized TED event, gave students the opportunity to hear a variety of speakers share their ideas about the world based on their own experiences. The conference, which took…

Out of the Darkness walk raises $28K for…

Zach Henson Staff Writer The Out of the Darkness Community Walk, sponsored by the Troy Regional Medical Center, raised over $28,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) on Sunday, according to Amy Minor,…

17-year-old on track to graduate at Troy and…

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer When you see a tall woman sporting Nikes and  texting as she exits a classroom in a stream of students, you may not know that Sheridon Bolden, a sophomore general studies…

Social work class holds food drive

Tu To Staff Writer Tori Bedsole Features Editor Troy University’s social work department is collaborating with Backpacks for Kids to help relieve child hunger in Pike County. The program provides supplemental food and nutrition education…

Walk to raise suicide awareness

Zach Henson Staff Writer Troy Regional Medical Center and Troy University are partnering to host an Out of the Darkness Community Walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Out of the Darkness Community Walks are…

Lecturer sells T-shirts for aid in Puerto Rico

  Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer Tori Bedsole Features Editor Abby Carter, lecturer of mathematics, is selling T-shirts to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, specifically for the families of two former…

Then and now: Sound of the South

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Troy University’s marching band was established in 1939, but was not named the “Sound of the South” (SOTS) until 1965, shortly after John M. Long was hired as the band director.…

Trojan Zone to be relocated

Tu To Staff Writer Sable Riley Editor-in-Chief Trojan Zone owners are currently considering re-opening at a location downtown or using a food truck, according to Lise Fayson, co-owner of the sports bar with her husband…

Boy is Chunn’s biggest fan

Zach Henson Staff Writer “Go Troy! Go Troy!” is the mantra of 3-year-old Brooks Taylor, a die-hard Trojan football fan and the son of two Troy University employees. While a reporter met with Brooks and…