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Upcoming town hall raises drug, alcohol abuse awareness

Asem Abdelfattah Assistant News Editor The Department of Outreach is inviting Troy students to attend a town hall meeting that aims to show college students the effects of drug and alcohol use in the Trojan community, according to Kimbrlei McCain. McCain, the coordinator of the Department of Outreach, explained that by educating students on the effects Read More

SGA prepares for the new year

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief Erin Jones Staff Writer In its first meeting of 2019, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed its goals for the coming semester and electing new senate members. “This year we’re really focusing on communication between executives, the senate and then the students,” said Morgan Tew, a senior biomedical sciences major from Tallassee and Read More

Second ‘Let’s Talk’ addresses injustice

Abby Taylor Assistant News Editor Students and faculty members gathered Wednesday in the Rinhart Auditorium at the second session of the “Let’s Talk” series to question professors on controversial topics, following the interfaith symposium. The attending students were able to pose challenging questions regarding income inequality and economic justice, gender and sexuality and environmental justice to Read More

Troy student bound to grand jury on murder charges

Jeremyah Howell, a Troy University student, has been bound to a grand jury on charges that he killed a man he found in his girlfriend’s bedroom while engaged in what his defense attorney called “mutual combat.” Pike County District Judge William Hightower presided over Howell’s preliminary hearing Tuesday, deciding there was enough evidence to present the Read More

Bikes and scooters can be hazards to disabled students

Ora Nelson Staff Writer Although students may find Spin bikes or scooters in interesting places, displaced bikes or scooters could cause problems for students with physical disabilities. Some have seen bikes and scooters in places like elevators and in the middle of walkways. “I’ve noticed them everywhere,” said Sabrina Foster, a coordinator of residence life in Read More

Business college gets accreditation

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Sorrell College of Business at Troy University is now accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), potentially making diplomas from the business school more valuable.  Dr. Judson Edwards, dean of the Sorrell College of Business, announced the accreditation of the institution on his LinkedIn profile.“The Sorrell College Read More

Business college gets accreditation

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Sorrell College of Business at Troy University is now accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), potentially making diplomas from the business school more valuable.  Dr. Judson Edwards, dean of the Sorrell College of Business, announced the accreditation of the institution on his LinkedIn profile.“The Sorrell College Read More

Troy releases Annual Safety Report

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief Troy University recently published its Annual Safety Report, detailing crime statistics for the 2017 calendar year that showed a seemingly low number of sexual assaults. In accordance with the federal Clery Act, a compilation of all crimes reported to the University Police Department in 2017 was sent to the emails of all Troy Read More