Students explore academic options at Major Madness

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Zenith Shrestha Photographer Troy University Career Services organized the annual Major Madness fair for the 2018 academic year, where 40 different majors and minors were represented. Faculty from different departments interacted…

International faculty drive cultural education at Troy

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Garrett Davies, a sophomore computer science major from Robertsdale, remembers the day when his Indian-born English professor explained to his class the infatuation of the Indian subcontinent with “white” skin. The…

Armchair discusses Mormon history, controversy

Madina Seytmuradova Staff Writer The Philosophy Society’s weekly discussion group, The Armchair, hosted a presentation about Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon church, on Tuesday. Matt Fulton, a senior…

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…