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Baseball Opening Weekend

By: Andrew Clay Photo by: Joshua Thurston Troy University baseball opened the weekend with a monstrous combined score of 53-10 over Florida A&M in a four game series. The Trojans put on an offensive show with 10 batters ending the weekend with an average over .300. Logan Pierce was the hot topic at the plate for Read More

Eagles Shoot Down Trojans Basketball

by: Andrew Clay Despite beating FIU 69-61 on Valentine’s Day, the Troy basketball team fell two points short to North Texas this past Saturday, Feb. 16 at home. Troy’s 63-61 loss to the Mean Green came down to a missed three-pointer as time expired. With eight seconds remaining in the game the Trojans got the ball Read More

Golf Preview

by: Brandon Lee Photo by: Caitlin Collins TROY, Ala. – The Troy women’s golf team kicks off its spring season on Monday as they travel to Mobile to compete in the USA Lady Jaguar Invitational. The tournament, hosted by the South Alabama Jaguars, will take place at the Azalea City Golf Course. Troy finished fifth in Read More

Zumba Night

by: Karli Mauldin TROYU4U in conjunction with ReadyU hosted a successful fundraiser on Feb. 13 at the Boys and Girls Club of Pike County and Surrounding Counties as the first step in achieving the goal of $500 in donations. The Zumba fundraiser was the first of several events to raise funds to not only benefit the Read More

SGA Update

By:Andrew Clay Photo by: Visarut Pawongsak The Student Government Association voted on the approval of clubs, heard public apologies about a potentially embarrassing photo and heard a progress report on the recently passed Information Technologies resolution. During the announcement section of the SGA meeting, current Vice President of Legislative Affairs Parker Smith apologized for the posting Read More

Destiny of Shooters

by: Jonathan Bryant If there’s one common complaint facing shooters these days, it’s a near-universal lack of ambition. With the Call of Duty franchise dropping annually like sports titles (How long can warfare truly feel modern?) and other games succumbing to similar tropes (killstreaks, etc.), it’s not hard to lose a little faith in the genre. Read More

Friman Poetry

By: Jonathan Bryant Poetry enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike are in for a treat today at 4 p.m. in Hawkins Hall, where esteemed poet Alice Friman will be holding a poetry reading. Hopefully, students will get a lot more out of the event than just a Troy University 1101 Orientation passport credit. Friman’s prolific career as a Read More

Chicago Preview

by: Zach Winslett Photos by: Visarut Pawawongsak Troy’s Department of Theatre and Dance is readying to “razzle and dazzle” on-campus audiences with its impressive female performers in “Chicago.” The musical centers on two murderesses, Velma Kelly (Grace Bailey) and Roxie Hart (Kara McDowell), vying for infamy, attention and freedom. Billy Flynn (Quade Sewell) is a lawyer Read More

SGA Presidential Debates

by: Caleb Odom The election for the SGA President at Troy University is two days away and both SGA Vice President of Campus Activities Cody Farrill and SGA Vice President of Legislative Affairs Parker Smith have plans for change. Candidates Farrill and Smith had a public debate at the Trojan Center ballroom tonight that was run Read More

Trojans Pounce Panthers Basketball

The Troy basketball was able to pounce on Florida International on Thursday, Feb. 14 with a 69-61 home victory. Trojan guard Hunter Williams led the team with 20 points due in part to his deadly 3-point stroke. Williams was 4 for 6 beyond the arch and 7 for 10 shooting the deuces. “For me when I Read More

Police Arrest Minor in Armed Robbery Case

By: Cody Muzio Troy University police took a 14-year-old boy into custody on Friday as a suspect in the armed robbery that occurred behind Alumni Hall last week. Because the boy is a minor, no information has been released about his identity. “Being able to make an arrest in this case so quickly has required a Read More

Magic Show

By: Chase Roninson Photo by: Heather Alleman The Troy Arts Council presented Spencers Theatre of Illusion Tuesday night in Claudia Crosby Theater. The Spencers, Kevin and Cindy, used their skills at illusion to share their passion for the art of magic. The Spencers are an award winning act, having recently been named International Magicians of the Read More

Troy SGA Update

By: Tabitha Mixon photo by: April Irvin The Student Government Association’s (SGA) president, Will Thompson, has announced two executive orders to establish two separate task forces, one to form homecoming rules and the other to work with the chancellor’s fellows to bridge gaps between American and international students. Thompson announced the decision at Tuesday’s SGA meeting, Read More