Scouts opening doors to girls’ membership

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The Boy Scouts of America announced on Oct. 11 that they would break tradition and start accepting girls into their Cub Scouts program. This is another major change for the Boy…

Troy rivalry week

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Magic City passes LGBT protections

Emma Daniel Staff Writer In 2014, Alabama was No. 2 on a Rolling Stone list of the 5 Worst States for LGBT People. Three years later, a license for a same-sex marriage is now attainable…

Internationals harassed on campus

Pratibha Gautam Staff Writer Jaeryeon “Joey” Lee is an exchange student from Seoul, South Korea. He has been in Troy for about two months now, and his stay has been plagued with a series of…

Doesn’t Alabama deserve Moore?

James Shipma graphic Scott Shelton discusses the major campaign slogans of Roy Moore, and questions how they stand compared to his previous actions and predecessors. Scott Shelton Staff Writer Roy Moore defeated Luther Strange to…

Voting for choice: residents of Troy have a…

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer Troy residents will face the question, “Do you favor the adoption of Act No. 2017-309, of the regular session of the Alabama Legislature authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages after 12:00…

Editorial: The Trop’s purpose

  20 years later, we are still not a PR tool In 1997, Jim Egan, a sports reporter at the time, wrote a column on the Opinion page titled “The Tropolitan is not a public…

Will Roy Moore win with morality?

  Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The unusual combination of President Donald Trump backing an establishment candidate did not pan out as former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore emerged victorious in the Republican primary for the…