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Trojans Bring New Talent to Sidelines

By:Andy Simmons Troy University has never really been known to be a defensive proverbial powerhouse when it comes to college football. Sure, this is the same school that has produced top NFL defensive talents such as Osi Umenyiora, Leodius McKelvin and, of course, multiple time pro bowler DeMarcus Ware, but as a defensive unit, Troy has Read More

Most Bizarre New Years Resolutions

By: Jane Morrell Staff Writer   The year 2012 has ended, and the world is still spinning, so that means we can look forward to the fresh new year 2013! “I’m really looking forward to another year at Troy. It’s going to be awesome!” said Carol Anne Osborne, a sophomore vocal/choral music education major from Panama Read More

Coach Honored, Trojans Win

The Troy men’s basketball team held Louisiana-Monroe at bay 64-55 on a night when the court was named in honor of Coach Don Maestri. The longtime Trojan basketball coach appreciated the pre-game recognition last Thursday but he couldn’t help but think about how important just winning the game was going to be. “If you lose the Read More

Trojans Perform in the Post-Season

While the college football season has come to a close, the chance for talent to shine and draft stocks to rise is still up in the air, as various All-Star games take place across the country. Five Troy seniors were selected to play in three different games, including offensive linemen Kyle Wilborn and Cody Woodiel, linebacker Read More

College football…I Miss it Already

There are 225 days are left until the 2013 College football season officially kicks off. Fans and students across the country are already licking their chops after 2012. This season delivered so much to followers of the game, especially in this part of the country. We were treated to an up-and-down roller coaster ride full of Read More

Troy Arts & Sciences Programs Adds New Degrees

Troy University’s College of Arts and Sciences sees addition of bachelor’s degrees with the New Year. Approved for introduction this semester, the Bachelors of Applied Sciences and the Bachelors of Liberal Arts offers to TROY students a structured but manageable course of study. This degree will allow nontraditional students the opportunity to obtain a degree in Read More

SGA Changes Approach on Constitution

Despite promises by previous Student Government Association president Darreyel Laster to revise and rework the SGA constitution, according to current president Will Thompson, the effort has been shelved. “After serving on the constitutional revision committee and making the revisions we felt needed to be made,” Thompson said, “we felt it would be better to go article Read More

Newman Center

In the fall of 2013 a new dormitory will be opened to the students of Troy University. While this dorm will have 367 Trojan-Village-esque dorm rooms, this dormitory is different than all of the other housing facilities on campus. This dorm will include the Newman Center, which according to an article published in the Troy Messenger, Read More

Fox’s new series The Following aims for grit

What happens when Hannibal Lector is cooked together with “Criminal Minds” and seasoned with Bacon? Fox’s new series “The Following” is the product of that recipe. The new series starring Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Natalie Zea and Shawn Ashmore is set to debut Monday, Jan. 21, but The Tropolitan received a preview of the first four Read More