Lessons learned from my first year

Matt Firpo Opinion Editor Just four years ago, I was another innocent freshman joining the ranks of the Trojans. For anyone who feels as doubtful, nervous or hesitant of college as I did, here are…

Editor-in-chief reflects on past year

Tori Bedsole Editor-in-Chief Leading the Tropolitan as editor-in-chief has been the greatest accomplishment of my college career. I have had the privilege of serving with some of the most dedicated writers and photographers I have…

From the desk of the Tropolitan: In regard…

Tropolitan Editorial Board  Concerning the news article on Page One about Taylor Holt’s campaign practices for an executive position in Troy’s Student Government Association, the office of the Tropolitan feels that the SGA is not…

Don’t take Troy for granted

Holly Ammons Photography Editor God willing, I’ll be graduating in a few weeks. I’d like to leave behind some inspirational piece of advice, but I’m drawing a blank. I have nothing profound to say, so…

Finding success in unlikely places

Franchesca Perez Features Editor Let me start by saying that I had zero real experience in writing, journalism or AP style when Destiny Hosmer, a former staff writer, finally persuaded me to come to a…

Fulfilling dreams through struggle

Kathleen Egbert Graphic Design Editor With graduation looming in the immediate future, I’ve done a lot of reflecting, thinking back to what I came to Troy with the dreams and aspirations to do. I first…

Trojans bid farewell to Blackboard, voice hope for…

Katie Miller Staff Writer Starting this summer, Troy University will no longer be associated with Blackboard. Instead, students will be introduced to Canvas, an up-to-date, student-focused, easy-to-use system for all assignments and communication. Glynn Cavin,…

Advising troubles: a double-sided issue

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer Some students in the exercise science program highlighted issues that they seem to have about advising. The department is staffed with three faculty members and is responsible for overseeing the curricula…

Doc leaves office; Alabama still sick

Sable Riley Arts & Entertainment Editor In the buffoonery that is Alabama politics, the state’s most ridiculous clown has finally resigned from the governor’s throne, assuring voters that he had, in fact, done something illegal.…

Republicans rewrite rules

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer In confirming Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court last week, Republicans took the drastic step of overturning a filibuster, an act that could virtually leave the Democratic Party powerless until the…

Dose of dog: prescribed animals on campus

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer Since Troy University’s main campus adopted the no-pet policy a few years ago, students saw few to no animals on campus except for service animals. Recently, housing started looking into the…