SGA brainstorms on bettering campus at beach retreat

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) went on its annual retreat to Laguna Beach in Panama City, Florida, where members set goals, made plans, brainstormed ideas and built relationships with colleagues. During…

Get lost in Alabama-shaped maze for just $1

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief Camp Butter and Egg and the Troy University Activities Council (UAC) have partnered to offer Troy students admission to the camp’s “Alabama Maze” and other events for just $1. On weekends from…

Troy police investigate armed robbery on campus

  Troy University and Troy city police are investigating an armed robbery that took place near the campus library early Thursday morning. According to police, the student was not injured, but no suspect has been…

TUPD: mall cops or real police?

Frankie Malisewski Contributor  Some students may believe campus police officers driving in the gray and gold vehicles do not share the same authority as city or state officers, but campus police can actually pull vehicles…

Dining Hall addresses student concerns

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The Trojan Dining Hall is employing new training strategies, staff members, expanded menus and equipment to address concerns expressed by students in a recent Facebook thread. A Tropolitan reporter asked members of…

J-school donates broadcast tools to BTW Magnet

Abby Taylor Assistant News Editor After a fire destroyed Booker T. Washington (BTW) Magnet High School’s broadcast department, Troy University’s Broadcast and Digital Network donated equipment to the BTW broadcast department and will allow the…

Remembering Sam Mattison

Taylor Walding Variety Editor Samuel “Sam” Mattison, a senior multimedia journalism and political science student from Montgomery, passed away on Sept. 6 due to health complications with diabetes and pneumonia.  Born March 8, 1996, Mattison…

SGA swears in 10 new senators

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer Ten new senators were sworn into the Student Government Association (SGA) at its meeting on Tuesday night, and the Senate is preparing for its annual retreat to Laguna Beach. Gus McKenzie,…

Free speech policies given red light rating

Sam Stroud Staff Writer The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), an organization that reviews universities’ free speech policies and behaviors on a green, yellow and red light scale, recently gave Troy University a…

Rushing Hall dedicated

Ora Nelson Staff Writer New Residence is now officially named Rushing Hall after Lewis and Sue Rushing of Hoover, who donated $1.5 million to their alma mater. A ribbon-cutting was held Saturday. Lewis and Sue…

TUPD gets improved radios and skywatch towers

Abby Taylor  Assistant News Editor  Game day at Troy will now be equipped with new SkyWatch towers to ensure protection in parking lots and a connected radio system.  Through the Military Surplus Program, the Troy…

Student loans: how to handle education debt

Erin Jones  Contributor Most students don’t want to think about their student debt, but there are methods of responsibly paying off loans.  “Unfortunately, almost every student has student loan debt,” said Jacob Lunduski, a financial…