Celebrating lives of fallen Trojans: Kristin Fuller

  Alyse Nelson Staff Writer   Kristin Fuller was loved by many on campus as well as elsewhere. “Kristin personally encouraged me as my little sister in Distinguished Young Women of Crenshaw County and entertained…

Trojan family gathers to light memory of lost

(PHOTO/Joshua Thurston)   Staff Report   Students, faculty and family gathered on the quad on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to hold a candlelight vigil to say farewell to the four Troy students lost over Christmas break.…

Local highschoolers create viral sensation

(PHOTO/Caleb Hicks)   Alyse Nelson Staff Writer   With millions of Vine followers, talent contracts and screaming teenage girls following them across the country for ‘supervines,’ the trio from Troy behind Dem White Boyz is…

Student fights heart disease for family, future

  Megan Green Contributor   A Troy University student battled open-heart surgery and still found the strength and courage to return to school. At age 36, a then freshman and native of Montgomery, Shanetta Mahone…

Police chief speaks up about alcohol on campus

(PHOTO/Joshua  Thurston)   Emily Jackson Features Editor Patrick Stephens Staff Writer Let’s talk alcohol. Underage drinking is the most prevalent alcohol violation that students face on the Troy campus, according to the University Police Department,…

Beating the odds: Student makes deadline, lives abroad

(PHOTO/Caleb Hicks)   Brittany DeLong Co-Business Editor   The fascination with experiencing another country and culture drove Aubrey Toole, a senior biomedical sciences major from Pace, Fla., to rush to apply for a study abroad…

Student led projects aim to make community bullyproof

Press Release Each year 19,000 children commit suicide as a direct result of being bullied. October is b”Bullying Awareness Month.” Troy University’s Counseling & Psychology Department and Office of Service Learning and Civic Engagement have…

Language lands job

  Brittany DeLong Business Manager   Constant practice and use of the language allowed for one student to successfully study abroad and work in Germany. Hannah Stone, junior major from Huntington, Md., spent the 2012-2013…

Tea For Troy: Cultural community brewing

(PHOTO/Visarut Pawawongsak)   Grishma Rimal Staff Writer   As one of the most consumed beverages in the world, tea has grown to provide a platform for many social activities throughout centuries. Drinking tea is not…

Iconic rugby player known for integrity

(PHOTO/Visarut Pawawongsak)   Taylor Foxx Staff Writer   James Mathews’ reputation is twofold on the Troy campus. To some, he is known as gentle giant and a trusted friend, but on the rugby field, he…

KHP club ventures into new semester of service

(PHOTO/Emily Jackson)   Taylor Foxx Staff Writer   For students in the physical education and sport and fitness management undergraduate programs, the Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) club provides opportunities to standout among their piers…