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Register to vote before the Oct. 22 deadline

Emma Daniel News Editor Alabama’s elections are approaching quickly, which means those who want a say in Alabama’s policies and legislation should register before the deadline on Oct. 22.  The necessity of voting becomes more important since the U.S. Elections Project reported that only 57.9 percent of eligible voters in 2016 participated. Ashlan Kelley, the president Read More

Classes cancelled for Hurricane Michael

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief Troy University at Troy classes are cancelled after 5 p.m. Tuesday and all day Wednesday due to Hurricane Michael, according to a university relations statement. “Recent forecasts indicate that severe conditions related to Hurricane Michael may impact the Troy Campus on Wednesday,” the statement said. “The safety of the University community is our Read More

Handshake app offers job opportunities

Ora Nelson Staff Writer Handshake, a professional networking app, offers a valuable career source for Troy students looking for job postings and networking opportunities, according to the Troy University Career Services Center.  “(Handshake) is what we call our career management system here (at Career Services),” said Lauren Cole,  Career Services coordinator.  “Any employers that call us Read More

Malone Hall upgrades are in the works

Asem Abdelfattah Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) is working along with Troy administration on improving school facilities, particularly Malone Hall, which many students believe is in need of renovation. Gus McKenzie, a senior communication major from Monroeville and SGA president, said students’ complaints on a social media platform motivated him to act on improving Read More

Attorney General Steve Marshall visits College Republicans

Kimberly Crum Contributor Emma Daniel News Editor Troy University College Republicans invited Attorney General Steve Marshall to share with students his wish to help protect and serve people and what inspired him. Marshall, who was appointed attorney general by former Gov. Robert Bentley, is running in the Nov. 6 election against Democratic nominee Joseph Siegelman.  Marshall Read More

J-Day brings record number of students

Emma Daniel News Editor High school students statewide received a special chance to delve into student media and learn about opportunities at Troy during Journalism Day on Sept. 27. “We had around 550 students attend J-Day 2018 from schools all over the state of Alabama,” said Morgan Drinkard, a lecturer of public relations and advertising. “One Read More

Robbery results in response from administration

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The robbery of a Troy student last month has spurred a security analysis of the campus, according to Dean of Student Services Herbert Reeves. “We’re putting together basically a comprehensive review of campus safety and security,” Reeves said. “We’re going to look at everything from staffing to lighting to CCTV (closed-circuit surveillance video) Read More

Troy police investigating two deaths in Pike County

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief Pradyot Sharma  Opinion Editor Troy City police are investigating two bodies found in Pike County Saturday morning, including that of a former Troy University student Aleysia Rag’uel Pierre Louis according to the City Police Department Chief Randall Barr. The body of Louis, 19, was found in her apartment at The Arch at Troy Read More

J-Day invites Alabama high schoolers to learn more about journalism

  Emma Daniel News Editor High school students from all over the state will have a chance to explore the world of student media on Thursday at the Hall School of Journalism and Communication’s (HSJC) annual J-Day Journalism Workshop. The annual workshop features different activities attuned to each student’s interest. Participants can choose from multimedia, yearbook Read More