Social work class holds food drive

Tu To Staff Writer Tori Bedsole Features Editor Troy University’s social work department is collaborating with Backpacks for Kids to help relieve child hunger in Pike County. The program provides supplemental food and nutrition education…

Walk to raise suicide awareness

Zach Henson Staff Writer Troy Regional Medical Center and Troy University are partnering to host an Out of the Darkness Community Walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Out of the Darkness Community Walks are…

Lecturer sells T-shirts for aid in Puerto Rico

  Pratikshya Joshi Staff Writer Tori Bedsole Features Editor Abby Carter, lecturer of mathematics, is selling T-shirts to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, specifically for the families of two former…

Then and now: Sound of the South

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Troy University’s marching band was established in 1939, but was not named the “Sound of the South” (SOTS) until 1965, shortly after John M. Long was hired as the band director.…

Trojan Zone to be relocated

Tu To Staff Writer Sable Riley Editor-in-Chief Trojan Zone owners are currently considering re-opening at a location downtown or using a food truck, according to Lise Fayson, co-owner of the sports bar with her husband…

Boy is Chunn’s biggest fan

Zach Henson Staff Writer “Go Troy! Go Troy!” is the mantra of 3-year-old Brooks Taylor, a die-hard Trojan football fan and the son of two Troy University employees. While a reporter met with Brooks and…

Then and now: Tackling LSWho

Tori Bedsole Features Editor If you haven’t heard yet that Troy beat LSU, you must be living under a rock. The last time the Trojans took on the Tigers was in 2008, when Troy fell…

TEDx event to explore ideas

Tu To Staff Writer A group of Troy University students are bringing talented public speakers and thought-provoking stories to the Troy campus. TEDxTroyUniversity will host its first conference on Sunday, Nov. 5, from 2:30 to…

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…