Troy Trojan Heart nominees discuss volunteering at senior center, animal shelter

Taylor Walding Features Editor As of Tuesday, 21 people had been nominated to receive the Troy Trojan Heart award, according to Avery Livingston, coordinator of the university’s Office of Civic Engagement. The winner will be able to donate $1,000 in prize money to the organization of his or her choice. Catherine Jordan, the director of the Read More

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AKA supports mental health awareness through charity walk

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step, and on Saturday, April 14, the Mu Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority raised mental health awareness by organizing a 2-mile charity walk for the cause. The event, “NAMI Walks” for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), was free for Read More

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17 receive scholarships honoring late student

Tu To Staff Writer Seventeen students were awarded the Lance Robert McLendon Scholarship for the academic year 2018-2019. Lance McLendon was a Troy accounting graduate from Birmingham in the class of 1995. He passed away in 2001 due to Crohn’s disease. According to his mother, Joan McLendon, his family decided to fund different projects including a Read More

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Studying in groups vs. studying alone

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer With only two weeks of classes remaining for the semester, students are putting everything into giving that one final push to save their grades. As deadlines for research papers and the pressure of exams loom over them, students look to get the most of out the little time they have left: to Read More

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Local lynching victims honored by history class

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer In May 1895, an African-American man, Jerico Shivers, was thrown into Pea River in Coffee County with a sinker around his neck by a group of men for an un-tried allegation of rape. On Sunday, April 8, a few students from the class HIS 2225 African American Experience along with their lecturer, Read More

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