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Troy students gearing up for mission trip to Brazil

Katherine Hafley Contributor This summer, seven Troy students will spend eight weeks of their summer in Brazil interacting with Brazilian college students and immersing themselves in the culture. Campus Outreach is a Christian organization that works to build relationships with students on campus by the sharing of their faith; this summer, they plan to take that Read More

Physics student lands REU in Paris

Pratibha Gautam Staff Writer Ty Naquin, a sophomore physics major from Millbrook, has received a fully funded research opportunity in Paris this summer. Along with his travel, food and housing expenses, Naquin will receive a stipend of $5,000.  The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), called Optics in the City of Lights, is hosted by the University Read More

Opinion: General studies classes need improvement to boost student learning

Pratibha Gautam Staff Writer Any student setting out to earn an undergraduate degree knows what it is like to take general studies classes. These classes are usually centered around topics outside one’s major and aim to broaden the student’s scope of learning. In order to graduate from Troy, a student must earn at least 60 credits Read More

Local business offering classes making macramé plant hangers

Andrea Hammack  Staff Writer Nancy Conklin, owner of the off-campus store A Lilla Bazaar is offering classes for macramé plant hangers and encouraging students to attend. The classes will cost $20 and will be open to anyone, with or without macramé experience. Having been open since July of last year, Conklin said she is ready to Read More