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

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Troy apartments not exclusive to students; Students say facilities cozy but outdated

Emma Daniel Staff Writer Amid a campus housing shortage and imposed waitlists, little-known Troy University Apartments are only filled in part by students. Located on North Franklin Drive, the residence was originally denoted “married student housing,” and Troy’s website still states that it is primarily for married students and single parents. However, half the occupants are Read More

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Piddlers preserve culture through stories

Emma Daniel Staff Writer Young and old filled up the Trojan Center Theatre three times Saturday to see the 12th Annual Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival, featuring anecdotes from “Southern hill country,” as described by various speakers. “There’s history in it; these stories are passed down, some from great-grandparents from the hills, and some from their ancestors,” Read More

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