Confucius Institute named among top 25 worldwide

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Troy University’s Confucius Institute has been honored with a Global Confucius Institute of the Year Award, one of only 25 institutes worldwide. “In the whole world there are altogether 500…

Civil rights icon John Lewis addresses students

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer The 17th annual Leadership Conference concluded on Saturday as keynote speakers Congressman John Lewis, D-Ga., and Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., spoke about being “change agents.” The two-day conference, hosted by Troy…

SGA pushes student involvement with panel, clubs

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) will hold the Diversity and Inclusion Student Panel as part of its “Diversity and Inclusion Week” to spark conversations that matter to Troy students. “I think…

Houston County high school student falls from Crosby…

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor A high school student fell from the balcony inside the Claudia Crosby Theater after fainting Thursday, according to a Troy student who phoned 911 after witnessing the incident. The student…

Goldfingers coming beside Publix, hiring students

Zach Henson Assistant News Editor A Goldfingers location is coming to Troy in the Publix Park Place Plaza and is currently hiring. Specializing in chicken tenders and wings, Goldfingers offers a variety of combos and…

Vacant SGA senate seats filled

  Tori Bedsole News Editor The Student Government Association held vacancy senate seat elections yesterday, Jan. 31. For at-large senators, students had the opportunity to vote for up to three candidates. Winners for the at-large…

Groups discuss U.S. drug policies

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Office of Civic Engagement partnered with American Downfall, a discussion group that meets every other week led by Luke Ritter, a history lecturer and a founder of the American Downfall…

Civil rights icon to speak at leadership conference

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Civil rights icon John Lewis will be the keynote speaker for the 17th annual Leadership Conference. Troy University and the city of Troy have been working together to host the…

Fob systems crash; student residents left out in…

Tori Bedsole News Editor The key fob system across campus crashed on Friday, Jan. 19, leaving on-campus residents with limited access to dorms while an anticipated $250,000 upgrade takes place, according to officials in the…