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Interfaith panel lacks diversity, but a good first step

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer  The Departments of English and Political Science co-hosted an “Interfaith Symposium on Diversity, Community and Justice” last week.  The event was meant to be the first of a series of interdisciplinary conventions on global, intercultural and cross-cultural issues.  The diversity of the panel itself, however, appeared to be confined to the Abrahamic Read More

Students learning history via games

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The department of history at Troy University has been offering a class on the history of games every fall since 2016. According to Elizabeth Blum, a professor of history and the instructor for the class, History Through Games explores a variety of time periods ranging from early civilization to medieval Europe through Read More

Students pursue summer research in the sciences

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Madelynn Lytle, a senior math major from Blountstown, Florida, spent the summer working on visual biophysics in the University of Alabama at Birmingham through a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.  She developed a model of light propagation and capture in a photoreceptor cell using a matrix laboratory (MATLAB) with the purpose Read More

Institute offers free tai chi class

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Every Wednesday, the Confucius Institute’s Chinese culture course takes place in the basement of Bibb Graves. The culture course is offered in two parts. In the first part, an hourlong tai chi class is offered. The second part is Chinese Corner, where different topics relating to Chinese culture are discussed. “Our ultimate Read More