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Georgia State win costs Trojan football starting quarterback, Kaleb Barker

Wesley Kirchharr Sports Editor Following a costly win against Georgia State on Thursday, the Troy football team heads to Lynchburg, Virginia, to face the Liberty Flames despite missing some of its key pieces.  Head Coach Neal Brown revealed on Monday that Kaleb Barker is out for the season and Tron Folsom is questionable for Saturday’s non-conference Read More

Kavanaugh appointment does not make Supreme Court illegitimate

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Despite the protests and speculations, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday. Now that stopping Kavanaugh from sitting on the Supreme Court is not possible, the left is claiming the court is no longer legitimate. They say this is true because of the accusations Kavanaugh faced, the fact that Read More

Volleyball downs Louisiana SBC duo

Hanna Cooper Staff Writer The Troy volleyball team traveled to Louisiana on Friday night, looking to break a five-game losing streak against Louisiana’s Sun Belt duo of ULM and UL Lafayette. Troy (8-11, 2-4 Sun Belt) picked up its first pair of conference wins over the weekend, winning both games 3-1. Troy started slow in the Read More

Futrell leads mens’ golf in Baton Rouge

Dylan Hurst Staff Writer The Trojan golf team finished play at the David Toms Intercollegiate at the University Club in Baton Rouge in ninth place overall, with Conner Futrell leading the individuals with his 13th-place finish Saturday and Sunday.    Troy recorded the third-best score in the second round after rain shortened that day’s total play.  Read More

Softball rolls in fall home opener

Daniel Hunt Staff Writer The long-anticipated start to the 2018 softball season kicked off on Saturday with two Trojan victories against Northwest Florida State at home.  In the first game of the doubleheader, both teams struggled out of the gate.  In the third inning, Northwest Florida State would face nine total Trojan hitters. With the bases Read More

Alabama must vote policy over hypocrisy

Emma Daniel Staff Writer Alabama likes to consider itself morally perfect compared to other states, since it is smack-dab in the middle of the Bible Belt. Sadly, it seems our supposed morality is a cover-up; Alabama was named No. 1 in political corruption by Illinois State University’s Institute for Corruption Studies. We take the first spot Read More

Christians ought to prioritize issues — not political parties

Taylor Walding Variety Editor Rather than swear allegiance to a particular political party, Christians ought to pledge allegiance only to their faith and vote on issues, not parties. If the current political climate hasn’t made Christians aware that their faith and doctrine doesn’t fall under one political party’s umbrella, I don’t know what will. Controversy surrounding Read More

Shakespeare teaches conflict resolution

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer Troy’s Department of Theater and Dance will be performing William Shakes­peare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” Oct. 11 through 13 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 14 at 2:30 p.m.  General admission tickets are on sale now for $10 at the Trojan Center Box Office and online at, but are only $5 Read More

NYC one-man show in Troy

Abby Taylor  Assistant News Editor The Troy Arts Council has coordinated with Troy University to present the professional New York City production, “Rhapsody in Black,” on Tuesday, Oct. 16. “This is a very powerful show,” said John Jinright, the event coordinator of the council and an associate professor of music. There will be student show at Read More

Classes cancelled for Hurricane Michael

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief Troy University at Troy classes are cancelled after 5 p.m. Tuesday and all day Wednesday due to Hurricane Michael, according to a university relations statement. “Recent forecasts indicate that severe conditions related to Hurricane Michael may impact the Troy Campus on Wednesday,” the statement said. “The safety of the University community is our Read More