Addicted to Lizzo’s ‘Juice’: Student discusses Lizzo’s hit ‘Truth Hurts’ and how her music inspires today’s women

(PHOTO/ digboston via Flickr) Lizzo’s 2017 single “Truth Hurts” has climbed its way to the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 two years after its release.  Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100%” in love with Lizzo.  Now that Lizzo’s song “Truth Hurts” has climbed its way Read More

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Guitar class sets beginners on their way to success with individualized lessons

(CONTRIBUTED/ Andrew Williamson) Sophie Lyle, a previous Troy student from Signal Mountain, Tennessee and Andrew Williamson, the coordinator of the Troy University Institutional Effectiveness Committee and instructor of the guitar class, worked together last year to create an individualized lesson plan specialized for Lyle’s needs.  Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Troy University students looking to learn to Read More

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New SOTS halftime show to debut during the first football game of the season

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) The band has spent weeks preparing three different shows for this year’s football season. Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The Sound of the South (SOTS) is marching into the Vet this season with three separate shows at the ready.  “We are doing three shows this year,” said Mark Walker, director of bands. “For the Read More

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Behind the scenes of Troy’s newest show ‘Mamma Mia!’

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Biwaksha Shrestha Staff Writer With the approach of Troy’s newest musical theater production, “Mam­ma Mia!,” looming just over the horizon, it’s important not only to recognize the work that goes on onstage, but behind the scenes as well.  To an audience member, watching a production means you see only what has been Read More

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Women’s history month celebrated with concert by female faculty members

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer The month of March is celebrated as Women’s History Month all around the world, and to participate in the festivities, the female faculty of the music department were featured in a concert last Friday night.  Upon learning of the month’s importance, Rachel Nozny, an adjunct music instructor, wanted to spread awareness of Read More

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