Can POTUS order a nuclear strike?

Pradyot Sharma Variety Editor American Downfall, a discussion group led by Luke Ritter, an assistant professor of history, organized a discussion on the limitations of the powers of the president of the United States (POTUS),…

ISCO brings cultures together for Mardi Gras

  Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer The International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) and Center for International Programs at Troy University collaborated to organize “Mardi Gras at ISCO” on Thursday, Feb. 8. The goal of the event…

NAACP strives to change hearts, create open dialogue…

Pradyot Sharma Variety Editor More important than changing the names of roads and buildings is bringing change to people’s hearts, according to Jermaine Van Buren Jr., a sophomore theater major from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Almost 55…

Internships help obtain jobs

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Career services provides help Internships are seen as a vital part of a college education today. According to the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University, about 50 percent of…

Professors review ‘Rate my Professors’

Pradyot Sharma Variety Editor Sparsh Shakya Contributor Websites like Ratemyprofessor.com have made it possible for students to learn about professors and their teaching styles before the first day of class. Professors on Troy’s campus have…

Troy Online flexibility helps students globally

Victoria Cirilli Staff Writer “We need to start referring to ourselves as what we are: Alabama’s leading online university,” said Jack Hawkins, the chancellor of Troy University, during the Board of Trustees meeting in May…

Faculty take charge toward lowering textbook prices

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Bret Woods, an assistant professor of ethnomusicology, has used the library’s course reserve to provide textbook references for all his classes ever since he started teaching at Troy in 2012. When…

Honors society and Center for Student Success to…

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes academic success in freshmen, is partnering with the Troy University Center for Student Success to organize “Ask the Advisors” in an effort…

Troy offering 19 trips to study abroad in…

Contributed by Bailey Anne Corbin Bailey Anne Corbin (left), a junior global business major from Panama City, Florida, who is studying abroad in Germany, and Sabrina Zurawka (right), a Troy study abroad student from Heiligenhaus,…

Campus Kitchen feeds students over holidays

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer Campus Kitchen, in conjunction with student and staff leaders, organized a three-day food drive for the students who stayed on campus over the Christmas break. Adrian Bone, a sophomore economics major…

Students decorate for Christmas

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer Some students living on campus go the extra mile to make their dorm rooms feel like home. Kelsi Mills, a freshman theater major from Moody, and Mallory Lewis, a freshman athletic…

Study tips for finals

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer Having achieved a 4.0 GPA for the past four semesters, Perry Metzler, a junior hospitality management major from Atmore, says there is little pressure on him before his finals because he…