Struggles for introverts

Pratibha Gautam Staff Writer Some people thrive in large social gatherings, while others prefer smaller, more familiar environments. The latter group consists of people who choose to stay at home with a book, a movie,…

Balancing commuting and campus

Deja Suarez Contributor For the last three years, I have lived in Troy, Alabama. I recently moved back to my hometown, Montgomery, and into a house with two of my best friends. I often second-guess…

Overreaction to Fallon unnecessary

Katie Miller Staff Writer Social media backlash from Troy students erupted when the host of “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Fallon, said, “Duke vs. Troy. That sounds like a fight between two skinny white dudes. What’s…

Brainstorming parking

Zach Henson Staff Writer I can barely go about a day on campus without struggling to find a parking spot myself or hearing about a classmate struggling to find a spot for himself. Most of…

The war on the fourth estate

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The fourth estate is a term used to describe the free press as an unofficial fourth arm of the government. Among other things, they have historically been known for their journalistic…

Looking beyond stereotypes

Anushka K. C. Staff Writer Before coming to the US, my relatives told me, “Always be careful around the black people. Haven’t you heard the stories?” Yes, I had heard some stories of people being…

Legislature finds solution to non-existing problem

Pratibha Guatam Contributor On Feb. 8,  an Alabama House committee approved a bill that would block state funding to Alabama public colleges and universities that adopt a “sanctuary” policy. Although the meaning of a “sanctuary…

Constituents voice opinions on SGA

Katie Miller Staff Writer With the recent Student Government Association president elections, we as a student body need to make sure that we are represented. The SGA is a crucial part of Troy University, and…

Colorism across cultures

Nijhoom Roy Staff Writer Growing up in an Indian community, I would always be appreciated for my supposed “fair” skin tone. I would also be advised by my grandparents and relatives to take good care…