University cancels classes due to storm

  Lilly Casolaro News Editor On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 8, Chancellor Jack Hawkins notified students of class cancellations on the Alabama campuses via email due to Hurricane Irma. “The safety of the University…

Families feel effects of Hurricane Irma

Lilly Casolaro News Editor The effects of Hurricane Irma spanned far and wide throughout Alabama and surrounding states, impacting the lives of Troy students and their families. Whitney Bowers, a senior broadcast journalism major formerly…

Troy Bank & Trust sponsors IDEA Bank

  Emma Daniel Staff Writer Troy Bank & Trust provided a $500,000 donation toward the development of the Troy University Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Accelerator (IDEA) Bank in partnership with the Troy University Sorrell College…

Whiskey distillery to bring revenue to community

Tori Bedsole Features Editor The Troy City Council voted to allow Troy Mayor Jason Reeves to finalize negotiations to bring a whiskey distillery to the area. The Conecuh Ridge Whiskey Distillery is expected to invest…

Fall parties kick off with local musicians

Emma Daniel Staff Writer The city of Troy’s fall parties on the square kicked off on Friday night with a performance from The Park Band as part of the Sorrell College of Business’ Geek Fest.…

Homecoming queen and junior court election laws include…

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Ashley Brown Contributor Before  prospective Homecoming queen and junior court candidates plan to see their name on the ballot, they must be familiar with the new Homecoming election law changes.…

NPHC hosts Convocation and blood drive

Lilly Casolaro News Editor The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) of Troy University is comprised of six of the “Divine Nine” national organizations. According to Troy’s website, “NPHC is the governing body of the nine largest…

SGA vacancies filled

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Student Government Association Senate elections for open seats in Cowart Hall, Pace Hall, Gardner Hall, Hamil Hall, Newman Center and Specialty Housing (Hillcrest Hall, Paden Hall and Honors Cottage) were…

Conversation Partners to kick off

Zach Henson Staff Writer Tu To Staff Writer Troy students are invited to participate in the Conversation Partners program, offering international students the chance to practice conversational English with native English speakers. The program is…

Three students return stolen items to five stores

Sable Riley Editor-in-Chief Three Troy University students have been accused of shoplifting from at least five different stores on the square in Troy. A source said one of the women felt guilty and called her…

Former U.S. ambassador to give speech

A former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia, Jack Matlock, will be speaking on Troy’s campus Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Rinehart Auditorium, Room 113 in the Math and Science…