STARS guide transfer students

Hannah Hartline Troy University offers resources to help students who have transferred from community colleges, including assistance when a plan goes awry. Chandni Patel, an accounting major from Andalusia, who was a senior in the…

You can’t drink on campus if under 21

Chase Robinson Josie Thrasher, a mathematics education major from Roanoke, Alabama, who was a senior in the spring, asked her roommate to remove alcohol from the room they shared in Hamil Hall. Both were under…

Technology fosters connecting, learning

Emily Beckstrom Timmy Dunkin, a political science major from Dothan who was a junior in the spring, added his professor as a friend on Facebook. Two days later, he found himself having coffee and speaking…

Connect with alumni through student association

Jacob Holmes Students coming to Troy in the fall of 2015 will get a chance to join a re-energized Student Alumni Association, said spring 2015 President Morris Turner, a finance major from Mobile who plans…

Manage your time, and get better results

Kimberly Steele Time can often mean the difference between turning in a great assignment and proper understanding or a slap-dash, last-minute attempt at something. Megan Greer, a computer science major from Panama City, Florida, who…

Finding your niche at Troy University

Tamela Staples IMPACT gives you the opportunity to connect with organizations that will be valuable in your college career, according to Quinta Goines. Goines, a multimedia journalism major from Needham, Alabama, who was a junior…

College safety is a thing to be learned

Kiara McClellan “My life was in danger one night after leaving a party,” said Alphonso Martinez, a psychology major from Buena Vista, Georgia, who was a freshman in the spring. He and some of his…

Don’t waste money on textbooks

Jane Morrell Paige Bartlett lays her syllabus on the table, sips coffee and begins to compare prices on Amazon.com for a required textbook. “There are several ways I go about purchasing books,” Bartlett, a nursing…