‘Don’t shoot!’: police discuss knowing your rights

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer The Troy chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) organized a “Don’t Shoot!” know-your-rights seminar last Thursday that addressed the issues of police-civilian interactions. Miles Webster,…

Read before you agree

Rakshak Adhikari Contributor When students sign up on social media sites, they agree to lengthy terms of service, often without reading through them. According to Susan Sarapin, an assistant professor of multimedia journalism and communication,…

Confederate monuments bring controversy, spark discussion

Taylor Boydstun Variety Editor Following the nationwide controversy about Confederate monuments that has been reignited after the Charlottesville attacks, students and faculty discussed whether such monuments should be removed from public spaces. The discussion forum…

New major combines math, physics

Pratikshya Joshi photo Sergey Belyi, professor of mathematics and the associate chair of the department of mathematics, discussing the new major. Rakshak Adhikari Contributor The College of Arts and Sciences has introduced a new double…

Home-schoolers unite

Austin MacCraw Copy Editor New to campus, the Troy University HomeSchool Club gives formerly home-schooled Trojans an opportunity to hang out and meet other students who share their unique upbringing. The club held its first…

Staff member brings home crown

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Sara Jo Burks, the assistant director of housing and residence life, has been crowned Senior Miss Alabama USA. After winning the state-level pageant on Aug. 12 at Wallace Community College in…

Military students find balance

Logan Wetzel Contributor While many students spent their summers working part-time or visiting the beach, students in the military had a much different agenda. When Lance Cpl. Jack LaBrant, freshman business marketing major from Troy,…

How will students spend their summer?

Anushka K.C. Staff Writer With finals only a week away, students can be seen huddling inside libraries, sitting on the quad or forming groups inside the Trojan Center studying. Professors are busy scheduling and preparing…

Spectrum hosts Second-Chance Prom

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Spectrum Alliance, the LGBTQ+ community of Troy University, organized its annual Second-Chance Prom event on Thursday, April 13. The event, as suggested by its name, intended to give the students a…

Students overcome tragedy

Lasata Shrestha Staff Writer While many students stress over balancing their studies, jobs and social activities, other students have the additional challenge of overcoming great tragedy, such as the death of a loved one in…

Hospitality management class gains experience

  Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Students in the event management class of the School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management (HSTM) are organizing two events as part of their course assignments this semester to gain…