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Student Discount Cards in the Near Future

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 this card will be to provide a means for the students of Troy University to better afford food, entertainment and living expenses during their time in Troy. While the specifics of the card are […]

by · January 24, 2013 · News
Capitalism is Back!

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 2 p.m. The title of his presentation was the “Comeback of Capitalism,” and during this he explained how the U.S. is poised for a great economic boom. All through one word: energy. Moore said […]

by · January 24, 2013 · News
SGA Weak in Numbers Strong in Direction

SGA Weak in Numbers Strong in Direction

By: Andrew Clay Due to lack of attendance, the Student Government Association at Troy University was unable to call for a vote or a ratification of any potential legislation on Tuesday, Jan. 22. SGA require a quorum or two-thirds majority in order to ratify the minutes from the previous meeting or vote. The meeting was called to order at 6:31 p.m. It opened in typical fashion with a prayer, followed by the pledge of allegiance and the mission statement. The first order of business was to recognize that there was […]

by · January 24, 2013 · News

Troy Arts & Sciences Programs Adds New Degrees

Troy University’s College of Arts and Sciences sees addition of bachelor’s degrees with the New Year. Approved for introduction this semester, the Bachelors of Applied Sciences and the Bachelors of Liberal Arts offers to TROY students a structured but manageable course of study. This degree will allow nontraditional students the opportunity to obtain a degree in an area in which they already have experience but lack a degree in their particular field. “The Liberal Studies program is a multidisciplinary program focusing on critical thinking, analytical and communication skills,” said Bill […]

by · January 17, 2013 · News

SGA Changes Approach on Constitution

Despite promises by previous Student Government Association president Darreyel Laster to revise and rework the SGA constitution, according to current president Will Thompson, the effort has been shelved. “After serving on the constitutional revision committee and making the revisions we felt needed to be made,” Thompson said, “we felt it would be better to go article by article and make more revisions to the code of laws than the constitution.” Thompson cited administrative differences as one reason for not continuing a full revision process and that after consultation with his […]

by · January 17, 2013 · News

Newman Center

In the fall of 2013 a new dormitory will be opened to the students of Troy University. While this dorm will have 367 Trojan-Village-esque dorm rooms, this dormitory is different than all of the other housing facilities on campus. This dorm will include the Newman Center, which according to an article published in the Troy Messenger, is a presence on over 270 secular college campuses nationwide. This 2300 square foot area of the dormitory will include a chapel for worship, an open area for social gatherings and an assigned priest. […]

by · January 17, 2013 · News