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Troy Student Discount Card Preview

Troy Student Discount Card: Businesses Amour Boutique: 10 percent off. Not valid with any other offers. Arby’s: 10 percent off regular menu items every Wednesday 5- 9 p.m. (excluding value menu). Buff N Stuff: Every Monday: $3 off any service between $15 and $29. $5 off any service $30 and over. Captivating Merle Norman: 20 percent Read More

The Latest on Troy SGA

By: Andrew Clay (Sports Editor)   Photo by: Visarut Pawawongsak The Student Government Association was alive with activity as a resolution was passed unanimously and three pieces of new business were added to docket for next week. The first order of new business that the SGA voted on regarded the Information and Technologies Department of Troy Read More

RHA Relay for Life

by: Karli Mauldin   Troy University is hosting their annual Relay for Life Friday, Mar. 22 and the Residence Hall Association has already been raising money for the cause. The RHA is the body that represents the residents that live on campus in residence halls. Their goal is to improve the living environment of the residents, Read More

Trojans Extend Hospice Outside the Classroom

By: Chrissy Brown Within the Department of Human Services, Rehabilitation and Social Work there is a class devoted to extending arms to help a service in the Troy community. This semester, this class is taking on the task of donating food boxes to hospice patients at First Choice Hospice in Troy. Hospice is a form of Read More

Troy Adds Two Accredited Graduate Programs

By: Kelsey Vickers Two graduate programs have recently become accredited in the College of Education on campus. Graduate students can now pursue a master’s degree in either Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling. Dr. Kathryn Hildebrand, Dean of the College of Education, said that the accreditation of these two programs occurred because of the faculty Read More

Armed Robbery on Troy Campus

by: Karli Mauldin An armed robbery took place at Troy University behind Alumni Hall on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7:40 p.m. A 20 year-old male student was walking into his dorm at Alumni Hall when three category-one males, who were described to be within ages 18-20 but did not appear to be students, approached him. As Read More

Midland City Hostage Resolved: Dykes Identified

By: Devin Smith     Authorities have now officially identified the man responsible for the hostage situation developing in Midland City as 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes. The press conference confirming the release of the information came just hours before Dykes and the child entered their fourth day inside the underground bunker. No other information was given Read More

Neighbors Speak out About Dale County Shooter

By: Devin Smith   Neighbors of the Midland City man who kidnapped and is holding hostage a five-year-old boy have begun to speak out. Authorities have still not officially released the names of the shooter or the hostage, but neighbors have identified the shooter as Jimmy Lee Dykes, a retired truck driver and Vietnam veteran, and Read More

Midland City Hostage

By: Devin Smith A five-year-old boy is currently being held hostage in an underground bunker in Midland City after a man shot and killed a school bus driver Tuesday afternoon. The shooter, as identified by his neighbors, is suspected to be 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes. Dykes is a local resident of Midland City, a small town located Read More

S.C.A.D.A Revived

By:Kelsey Vickers Students Concerned about Disability Awareness, S.C.A.D.A. for short, is an organization on campus with the purpose to promote and raise disability awareness, has become an official organization as of last Thursday. S.C.A.D.A. is an organization on campus that was founded about 8-9 years ago, according to faculty advisor and Adaptive Needs Program director Deborah Read More

SGA President Not Seeking Re-Election

By: Cody Muzio   photo by: Kelcie Hathcock Absent from February’s Student Government Association election ballots will be one name many expected to see: current SGA president Will Thompson. “After much thought and prayerful consideration, I have decided to serve one term as SGA president,” Thompson said. Thompson, a junior political science major from Montgomery, is Read More

Student Discount Cards in the Near Future

By: Chrissy Brown   A new incentive to joining the Trojan community is currently in the works. The Student Government Association, the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and local businesses are teaming up to create a student discount cards that students can purchase and receive discounts from venues in the Troy area. The main goal of Read More

Capitalism is Back!

By: Anthony Watson   Capitalism is back and with it, the U.S. economy. The Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy (in conjunction with the Hall School of Journalism and Communication and the Sorrell College of Business) hosted Stephen Moore, an economist and journalist for the Wall Street Journal, yesterday in the Trojan Center Theatre at Read More