Red Cross hoping for fresh start

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer The Troy University American Red Cross Club has rebooted the organization for a fresh start with all new executive officers and with a dedication of seeking new members. The Red Cross…

5K to honor fallen veterans

Zach Henson Staff Writer Troy for Troops is hosting a 5K run to honor Lance Cpl. Ryan Winslow on Saturday, April 29. Winslow, a 19-year-old from Hoover, was killed in action three weeks into a…

Student Spotlight: Karissa Matthews

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer Karissa Matthews, a senior criminal justice major from Atmore, has created a new line of handmade swimwear called Ris Nicole. Matthews said although she never saw herself as an entrepreneur, she…

Letter-writing workshop to be held

Zach Henson Staff Writer The Troy University Writing Center is hosting a letter-writing workshop on Saturday, April 15, from 10 a.m. until noon. Participants in the Writing Center’s “The Art of the Letter” workshop will…

Student Spotlight: Lydia Williams

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer Lydia Williams, a junior broadcast journalism major from Lillian, is building a corporation with her business of photography and makeup, while juggling being a student. Williams began taking photos at the…

Seminar to discuss social justice

Pratiksha Joshi Staff Writer The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) is organizing a daylong seminar entitled “Social Justice and Fairness” to take place on Saturday, April 1, in Patterson Hall Room 300 from 9 a.m.…

Student Spotlight: Aaron Wilhite

Sinclair Portis Staff Writer Aaron Wilhite, a junior marketing major from Spanish Fort, has started his own photography and video production business. Wilhite’s passion for film began as a hobby after he received a camcorder…

Pray for Troy gathering tonight

Zach Henson Staff Writer Pray for Troy, an upcoming gathering of students and community members to share in a time of prayer for Troy University, will be held on Thursday, March 16, at 8 p.m.…

Students establish apologetics club

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer Earlier this week at the SGA’s weekly meeting, the constitution for Ratio Christi, a Christian apologetics club, was approved, making it the newest Christian organization on campus. Ratio Christi is a…

Tech Talk: Snapchat Spectacles

Pratiksha Joshi Staff Writer On Thursday, Nov. 10, Snapchat debuted its first camera-equipped sunglasses called Spectacles. Snapchat, formerly known as Picaboo, is a mobile app that allows users to send and receive “self-destructing” photos and…

Student Spotlight: Wilder Prints

Zach Henson Staff Writer A Troy student has opened her own Etsy shop called The Wilder Prints to sell hand-made watercolor portraits. Sarah Talbot, a senior graphic design major from Montgomery, opened the shop last…

Edwards shares story through spoken word

Pratiksha Joshi Staff Writer On Monday, Feb. 6, Colin Edwards’ spoken word poetry piece “Victory” was released on YouTube. Edwards, a senior communication arts major from Gadsden, had written the poem encompassing the events that…

NPHC presents black history step show

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer On Saturday, Feb. 18, the National Panhellenic Council (NPHC) will be presenting a Black History Step Show, where nine international Greek-letter sororities and fraternities will compete for titles and prizes. “This…