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Studying in groups vs. studying alone

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer With only two weeks of classes remaining for the semester, students are putting everything into giving that one final push to save their grades. As deadlines for research papers and the pressure of exams loom over them, students look to get the most of out the little time they have left: to Read More

Students travel China over spring break

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Taylor Walding Features Editor While many students headed to the beach for spring break, 18 students from Troy University flew to China to participate in a weeklong study abroad trip. The trip was open to students from all majors and classifications and provided an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a Read More

Chancellor’s Fellows discuss leadership goals for 2018

Taylor Walding Features Editor Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Tu To Staff Writer Five faculty members were chosen by Jack Hawkins, the chancellor of Troy University, to participate in the 2018 Chancellor’s Fellows Program. This year’s program will focus on leadership across the curriculum, according to John Kline, director of the Institute for Leadership Development. “It will Read More

Honors society and Center for Student Success to host discussion on advising

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes academic success in freshmen, is partnering with the Troy University Center for Student Success to organize “Ask the Advisors” in an effort to bridge the divide between the advisers and advisees. The event will focus on how students can work with their advisers Read More

Seminar talks gov’t regulation

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Institute for Human Studies (HIS) from George Mason University, in collaboration with the Johnson Center of Troy and the John Templeton Foundation, hosted a daylong seminar on Saturday, Nov. 4, on “The Unintended Consequences of Regulation” in Patterson Hall. “IHS event brings out people who are well learned with their specific Read More

Campus staff shares safety tips

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer While the university’s annual Safety Report records few crimes, it is still important to know how to keep yourself safe on and off campus. Troy University is an open campus with approximately 8,000 students milling about. Naturally, there is a concern for student safety. Detective James Taylor of the Troy University Police Read More

Internationals talk politics

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer While domestic students have been preparing to cast their votes on Nov. 8, many internationals have also been enthusiastically following the 2016 elections. Some international students shared their opinions of the election and how the electoral system in their countries differed from the United States’. “I don’t particularly like either of them Read More