Then and now: Military commitment

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Troy honored its commitment to the military during the game against Akron this past weekend with a flyover by two F-16 fighter jets from the 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama…

Runner shares weight-loss story

Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer Jenna Oden, a junior broadcast journalism major from Fairhope, has lost 77 pounds over a period of four years, going from 198 to 121 pounds. “I had started out in middle…

News anchor gets dream job

  Zach Henson Staff Writer A Troy student recently applied for an internship and received a job offer at WSFA 12 News in Montgomery. Samantha Kocan, a senior broadcast journalism major from Montgomery, who plans…

Then and now: Sorority updates

Tori Bedsole Features Editor The sorority system at Troy University made a huge advancement in 1997 as housing for the sororities was moved from Pace Hall to the houses on what is now Sorority Hill.…

How to save money in college

Tori Bedsole Features Editor From student discounts to money-saving apps, there are a multitude of ways for college students to reduce everyday costs and increase their savings. Students generally struggle financially during college, especially with…

Then and now: Troy football moving on up

Tori Bedsole Features Editor In light of Troy’s first home game and win of the 2017 football season, I thought we could take a look at the history of Troy’s football program. Not only was…

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…