Social media and the effect it has on…

Ngoc Vo Staff Writer With the increasing accessibility of the Internet and the transition of the media into the digital age, American news coverage and entertainment materials are consumed by people across the globe. As…

Students should step outside social comfort

Cory Ray Staff Writer Carpe diem was first recorded in Horace’s lyric poem “Odes 1.11” over 2,000 years ago. “Seize the day” has since then been modernized (or bastardized, depending on who you ask) to…

Exploitation of women not just the fault of…

Kelsey Vickers Perspectives Editor Women have been fighting for equal rights for years. The women’s movement came about during the ‘70s with women wanting to be paid equally in the workforce and to be regarded…

Proposition of draft beer in Troy

Faith Karwacki Staff Writer Troy City Council agreed to propose legislation that will allow draft beer to be sold in the Troy area. With the aid of over 300 Troy residents who signed their petition,…

Student support for athletics is vital

Devin Smith Cardinal Rule Executive Editor If Troy's 85-81 win Saturday over the Georgia State Panthers was an indication of anything, it's that hiring Phil Cunningham as the head basketball coach was the right move.…

Judging others based on vices

Kelsey Vickers Perspectives Editor As I was scrolling through my news feed on Facebook recently, I realized that there’s a pattern becoming quite apparent with the people I’m friends with. Among the pseudo-philosophers, the political…

Trojan spirit lacking with students

Kelley Curren Dear Troy Students, Stop wearing Auburn and Alabama attire around campus. It is extremely insulting to the school that you currently attend to wear another college’s logo. If you want to be at…

Troy University free speech policy among worst in…

By Ana-Shea Fann Trop Contributor The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education awarded Troy University for having the worst speech code in America in 2013. In fact, none of the major public universities in Alabama…