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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

Panel weighs perks of studying abroad

Georgia Blanchard Chief Copy Editor To kick off International Education Week, Troy’s study abroad program hosted a panel discussion with five students involved in study abroad programs to discuss the differences in cultures and classes in the United States and other countries. Sarah McKenzie, the study abroad coordinator, put together the panel and moderated the discussion, Read More

Troy student charged with murder

Jeremyah Deunte Howell, a Troy University student, and Tharion Vincient Nye have been arrested and charged with the murder of Rashad Montel McClaney of Troy. According to City of Troy Police Chief Randall Barr, McClaney was taken to the Troy Regional Medical Center emergency room on Nov. 3 in a private vehicle, where he was declared Read More

Palladium wins 3rd place in best yearbook nationwide

Erin Jones Staff Writer The Palladium, Troy University’s yearbook, recently won two national Pinnacle awards for the 2016-2017 school year, taking third place in Yearbook of the Year. The team also received an honorable mention for the Best Yearbook Cover. Although this is the first time the Palladium has received these awards, the 2015-2016 yearbook received Read More

Hawkins Park in disrepair

Abby Taylor Assistant News Editor The Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park is experiencing erosion and water damage, causing engineers to rethink some design points, according to Mark Salmon, the director of the physical plant. Most of the damage can be seen around the Terracotta Warrior exhibits and under the bridge across the lagoon. Salmon said maintenance Read More

Republicans dominate elections locally and statewide

Ora Nelson Staff Writer Midterm elections were held on Tuesday, leading to another term of largely Republican representation and the passage of several new amendments throughout Alabama. The gubernatorial incumbent, Republican Kay Ivey, won against Democrat Walt Maddox with 60 percent of votes. Republican Will Ainsworth won the position of lieutenant governor with 59 percent against Read More

International Education Week celebrates different cultures

Luke Brantley Contributor Troy University’s annual International Education Week kicks off next week, bringing plenty of festivities for all students. Festivities will include soccer tournaments, photo contests and a wide array of activities designed to bring people from across the globe together. The week concludes with the ISCO Festival on Thursday night, a large celebration featuring Read More

Grocery Advantage brings jobs to Troy

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief A new grocery store is coming to Troy, bringing 34 new jobs, discount prices and cold beer within two weeks. Grocery Advantage will be opening in the old Food World location, after several weeks of renovations and hiring. “We are a discount grocery store,” said Hank Carlstrom, the owner of the company. “We Read More

Troy student injured by SUV in hit-and-run

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The Troy Police Department is investigating a hit and run accident that left a Troy student with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Troy Police Chief Randall Barr. A 20-year-old female student was struck by a white SUV while crossing Park Street at University Avenue. The SUV left before officers arrived on the scene. Police Read More

TrojanVision remodels studio

Luke Brantley Contributor  Troy University’s television news program, TrojanVision News, is debuting its new studio within the next week. Work on the studio began on Tuesday, to the excitement of the Trojan­Vision staff. The new studio includes updated sets, desks, lighting, monitors, flooring and more. “We have a really neat chance to see our work go Read More