LinkedIn seminar stresses the importance of networking

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer Sven Aelterman, the information technology (IT) director at Troy, presented on networking through LinkedIn to the Information Technology Society students on Tuesday. “It’s all about…? Come on, people,” asked Aelterman, to…

Students are learning to fly

Taylor Boydstun Variety Editor While the majority of college students’ class time is spent in a classroom listening to lectures, students in the Trojan Aviation Program get to fly with their instructors over the city…

SGA invites students to send cards to church…

  Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The Student Government Association (SGA) at Troy has invited students to write letters showing support to members of First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in the aftermath of the…

Seminar talks gov’t regulation

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Institute for Human Studies (HIS) from George Mason University, in collaboration with the Johnson Center of Troy and the John Templeton Foundation, hosted a daylong seminar on Saturday, Nov. 4,…

Institute offers free tai chi class

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Every Wednesday, the Confucius Institute’s Chinese culture course takes place in the basement of Bibb Graves. The culture course is offered in two parts. In the first part, an hourlong tai…

Halloween not ‘pagan’ day

Taylor Boydstun Variety Editor According to CNN, more than 179 million Americans celebrated Halloween this year, spending over $9 billion on decorations, candy, costumes and more. That’s over one-third of the U.S. population. In a…

Rotaract Club seeks to provide aid

Pradyot Sharma Staff Writer The Rotaract Club has collaborated with Water Is Life, an organization with “a mission to provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene programs to schools and villages in need,” according to its…

CGI presents for IT Society students

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The Information Technology Society organized a presentation on CGI, the multinational IT firm with a base in Troy. The two-hour presentation was given by Kim Leverett, director of consulting at CGI,…

French club re-established under new leadership

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer With an aim for presenting French not just as a language but a cultural experience, the French Club at Troy University has been re-established under the presidency of Indiana Poret, a…

Students celebrate Dashain festival

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Nepalese Student Association (NSA) celebrated the Dashain festival on Saturday, Oct. 7. The festival commemorates the goddess Durga from Hindu mythology and celebrates the victory of good over evil. “Dashain…

Film shows misogyny in media

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy University Women’s Initiative played “Miss Representation,” a documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film is about misogyny and sexism in American society and media. The 1.5-hour movie screening, Oct. 5…

African-American history class now offered online

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer Troy Online is offering History 2225, African-American Experience — the undergraduate course focusing on African-American history and U.S. race relations — when it opens its virtual doors to online students of…