Troy says goodbye to Holtz

(PHOTO/Cass Davis)   Jacob Barber Staff Writer   Rolf Holtz, an associate professor of psychology, passed away late last month, leaving his memory with faculty and students of Troy. Andrew Creamer, chair of the Department…

S.A.V.E. project promotes domestic violence awareness

(PHOTO/Hannah Crews)   Tatiannah Clarke Staff Writer   In an effort to help bring more awareness to domestic violence and mental health, the S.A.V.E. Project held numerous events earlier this month to inform students about…

TROY Board of Trustees extends Chancellor’s contract

MONTGOMERY — The Troy University Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to extend the current contract of Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, four years through Sept. 30, 2018. Dr. Hawkins, who has served as Chancellor since…

Police: Tickets not revenue for police

(PHOTO/Kelcie Hathcock)   By Patrick Stephens Staff Writer   The Troy University Police Department has issued 5596 parking tickets so far this academic year. These tickets can be ranging in price from $10  for parking…

Half-million-dollar federal grant to fund master’s degree

(PHOTO/Jennifer Carlisle)   By Kelsey Vickers Staff Writer   The U.S. State Department has given Troy University nearly a half-million dollar grant to create a new master’s degree and foster research in international affairs in…

Montgomery County Minority Grand Old Party guests give…

  By Patrick Stephens Staff Writer   The Troy University College Republicans welcomed three speakers from the Montgomery County Minority Grand Old Party to their organization’s meeting Monday. William Green, president of the Montgomery County…

Week of events highlights mental health awarenes

(PHOTO/April Irvin)   By Jacob Barber Staff Writer   This week the SAVE Project and Personal Counseling Office hosted a different event each day on the main quad to commemorate National Mental Health Awareness Week.…

New master’s degree programs

  Aigerm  Toleukhnova Staff Writer   The Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE) approved three new master’s degree programs at Troy University. A master of science in biomedical sciences, a master in social science and…

Homecoming elections break record

  Patrick Stephens Staff Writer   This year’s Student Government Association election for homecoming court broke the Troy University record for elections. Over 1500 students showed up to stand in line to cast their votes…

Troy career services puts on boot camp for…

(PHOTO/Brittany DeLong)   By Brittany DeLong Business Manager   Junior and senior level students are encouraged to attend the Troy Career Services Boot Camp as preparation for this year’s career fair on Oct. 9. Career…

Anti-war

(PHOTO/April Irvin)   Faith Karwacki Perspectives Editor   Student protesters gathered on the Trojan Center Quad Tuesday to hand out anti-war literature and promote creative, non-violent opposition to the devastation caused by war. The protest,…