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…

Campus SPLC chapter will focus on social issues

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) adopted the constitution of the Southern Poverty Law Center on Campus (SPLC) at its latest meeting. Kourtney Frye, a senior social science and pre-law major from…

Tabitha Isner visits Troy on Campaign

Emma Daniel  News Editor  Tabitha Isner made her way into Troy to campaign, hosting a canvassing event for her effort to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Alabama in the House.  Isner, the Democratic nominee,…

Student puts room up for rent on Airbnb

  Emma Daniel News Editor Someone browsing Airbnb to find cheap digs for the game this Saturday might see the entry “Troy Gameday Getaway” and envision a quaint house not too far from the stadium…

Dionne Rosser-Mims heads changes in College of Education

Abby Taylor Assistant News Editor   New changes to the college of education are underway with Dionne Rosser-Mims serving as interim dean. “As far as my duties, essentially, I oversee all of the administrative functions…