Vietnam reflects global partnerships: Chancellor ventures abroad for graduation; students find home at Troy

Taylor Walding Variety Editor Last week, Troy awarded about 50 diplomas during commencement ceremonies in Vietnam, further proving its focus on international learning. When Chancellor Jack Hawkins first traveled to Vietnam in 1968, he was a platoon leader for the Marines during the decades-long Vietnam War. Today, as Troy’s chancellor, he travels to Vietnam on much Read More

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Is free speech under threat? Discussion group raises questions about first amendment rights

Taylor Walding Variety Editor American Downfall, a discussion group led by Luke Ritter, a lecturer of history, organized a discussion on the concept of free speech and its consequences, particularly focusing on whether free speech is under threat on college campuses around the United States. Before the discussion, Ritter took an anonymous poll through Kahoot to Read More

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Christians ought to prioritize issues — not political parties

Taylor Walding Variety Editor Rather than swear allegiance to a particular political party, Christians ought to pledge allegiance only to their faith and vote on issues, not parties. If the current political climate hasn’t made Christians aware that their faith and doctrine doesn’t fall under one political party’s umbrella, I don’t know what will. Controversy surrounding Read More

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