Building character: How actors get into their roles

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer When the characters have taken their bow and the curtains close, actors remove their masks and go back to their normal lives as students. This transition from an individual to an actor all starts with an open auditioning process that happens at the beginning of the year from which students are called Read More

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Student studies under Nobel Prize winner

(CONTRIBUTED/ Ty Naquin) Ty Naquin, a senior physics major from Millbrook, Alabama, had the opportunity to research optics under Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gerard Mourou in France during the summer of 2019. Lirona Joshi Staff Writer What if your job this summer was hanging out in the lab with one of the best people in your field Read More

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Troy student shares study abroad experience

(CONTRIBUTED/ Rachid Bowles) Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, researching nanofibers during his internship over the summer.  Luke Brantley Variety Editor Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, Alabama, gave a presentation Tuesday about his experience studying abroad at an internship in the Czech Republic over the summer. Bowles’ internship was done through Read More

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Meet the man who put the ‘Pike’ in ‘Pike County’

Luke Brantley Variety Editor Troy is the county seat of Pike County, Alabama. While this may be common knowledge for many people in this area, what may not be as well-known is for whom Pike County is named. Zebulon Pike was born on January 5, 1779, in a small town in New Jersey. Pike wanted to Read More

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Fanfare: Troy student shares his story and his love of music

Rojan Maharjan photo Ricky Treloar marching with the Sound of the South. Treloar was assisted in the pregame by Hunter Miller, and in halftime by Jason Albert. Luke Brantley Variety Editor Ricky Treloar’s love of music began in the 6th grade. “I’ve always loved music, so I continued that love of being able to play all Read More

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