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Chi Alpha talks dating on V-day

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Chi Alpha campus ministries hosted a dating panel for students to ask married speakers questions about dating and relationships. The panel was held on Valentine’s Day at 7:30 p.m. in the Trojan Center Ballrooms and was open to all students. “This event is a time for students to be able to Read More

Pursuit: ‘Come as you are’

Abby Taylor Online Content Editor Students have come together to start Pursuit Ministries, a campus ministry created for weekly Christian prayer and worship. Pursuit was created “by students, for students,” said Davis Johnston, a junior geomatics and surveying major from Eufaula. It meets every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. in Sorrell Chapel. Johnston helped start the organization Read More

Vietnamese culture to be highlighted

Abby Taylor Staff Writer The Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) will be holding a Vietnamese Lunar New Year celebration for students and faculty on Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Trojan Center Ballrooms. “If you want to try something different from what you see daily around campus and you want to see something cultural, then Read More

New Troy plates released

Abby Taylor Staff Writer Troy University license plates have been recently redesigned and have new features, according to Walter Givhan, the senior vice chancellor for advancement and economic development. “A tag redesign occurs every five years,” Givhan said. “The state requires that. It’s a great opportunity to refresh the look of the tag, and it gets Read More

New dean of College of Education named

Abby Taylor Staff Writer Royce “Hank” Dasinger was recently named the dean of the College of Education, and he aims to create a “valued” culture, provide educational resources for students and form connections with local schools. “We are in the business of preparing our students to go out so they can make a difference in other Read More

Student success center: new staff

Abby Taylor Staff Writer With a computer lab, writing center, career counselors and more, Eldridge Hall assists students with their needs to help them be successful. “The central focus of our building is engagement that leads to retention,” said Jonathan Cellon, the new associate dean of first-year studies. Cellon, along with Patricia Harris, the new coordinator Read More

Troy for Troops to host ‘The Drop’

Abby Taylor Staff Writer Troy for Troops will be hosting two fundraisers to support veterans and their families at Troy leading up to the military appreciation football game on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Ruck-A-Thon will be held Friday, Nov. 11, at 12:30 p.m. It is a three-hour relay race in which teams of five men or Read More

Trojan Day to host prospective students

Abby Taylor Staff Writer About 700 prospective students and their families will be visiting Troy’s campus this Saturday, Nov. 5, for the annual fall preview Trojan Day to learn about opportunities Troy offers. The event will begin in the Trojan Arena and take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students will partake in a browse Read More

Campus check up assessed at fair

Abby Taylor Staff Writer Over 200 students had the opportunity to speak with health professionals from around Troy to assess their physical health. Trojan Outreach held a health fair in the Trojan Center ballrooms on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. “Typically what we do is a health and wellness fair, but this Read More

Shuttle system updates; app to be released

Abby Taylor Staff Writer Transportation Services, Student Services and the Student Government Association partnered to create the Transloc app by identifying students’ needs regarding university shuttles, according to Derrick Brewster, assistant dean of student services. “The Transloc app is an app that will allow live-time tracking for students’ to know exactly where the buses are, what Read More

New businesses in Troy

Abby Taylor Staff Writer   Posh & P Boutique is one of the new women’s merchandise stores in Troy. The boutique, which opened on June 21 in Downtown Troy, is growing, according to the owner Sarah Kelley, a Troy alumna. Kelley received a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Masters in Collaborative Education, and she is Read More