Troy student takes national Miss title

(PHOTO/Kelcie Hathcock) Annabeth Colbert, a sophomore elementary education major from Dothan, represented Troy in the 2013 Miss National Peanut Festival and was crowned queen. “I went into the competition wanting to stay true to myself…

Student ventures out on first study abroad Vietnam

(PHOTO/Visarut Pawawongsak) Alyse Nelson Staff Writer Since his arrival at Troy, Chad Downs, a junior marketing major from Santa Rosa, Fla., has been attempting to make his college years fulfilling and interesting. Thus far he…

Homecoming competitions spark unity or adversity?

(PHOTO/Hannah Crews) Emily Jackson Features Editor Jeremy Ackles Staff Writer Whether you’re painting this year’s banner for your organization, getting costumes ready for the skit night or firing up the grill at tailgate terrace feasting…

Study, surf in Spain

Brittany DeLong Co-business Manager   To avoid the mundane life of Troy and its campus, one student went abroad to Zaragoza, Spain for a semester of his college life. Craig Anderson, senior Spanish major from…

‘FHilanthrocakes’ cooks for cure

By: Taylor Foxx Staff Writer   Music blaring, pancakes sizzling on the grill, crowds socializing late on a Tuesday night – it hardly looks like a simple pancake dinner. FHilanthrocakes brings together Greeks and non-Greeks…

Appealed: How to appeal a parking ticket

By Chrissy Brown Copy Editor Parking tickets at Troy can be prevalent and costly. However, not all violations have to stick. Students have the option to appeal parking violations by going through a simple process.…

Trojans speak out about personal style

Jeremy Ackles Staff Writer This campus is jam-packed with different personalities and lifestyles. You have the punk rock girl, the outdoors guy, the busy student and the shoehead (shoe collector). Don’t forget the hipster. All…

Professor dreams of teaching on trail

Taylor Fox Staff Writer The Appalachian Trail extends 2,200 miles down the Eastern coast of the United States, and Joe McCall, a Troy history professor, has hiked 1,700 miles of them. “My dream summer would…

Student Spotlight: Tyler Logan

Alyse Nelson Staff Writer Tyler Logan, a senior music education major from Mobile, is a drum major for Sound of the South whose life seems to revolve around music. Logan began his interview with an…