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Changes underway for Troy

Bishal Niroula Staff Writer With all the changes Troy has seen in recent years, one can only imagine how Troy will change in the future. While it is difficult to predict, physical changes and academic expansions are underway, according to Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr. In the last 10 years, $171 million of campus facilities — Read More

Clery Report misses the mark

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The Federal Clery Act requires most universities to publicize an annual safety report detailing yearly crime statistics for their campuses. As a student and journalist, I find this system highly flawed and the reports themselves shockingly incomplete. According to Susan Sarapin, an associate professor of journalism and specialist in media law, research shows Read More

Troy’s traditions, the need for more

Emma Daniel News Editor Anyone who has seen a college movie knows Hollywood universities have ridiculously lax attendance policies and hold zany traditions each student must perform.  The attendance policies at Troy University may be different than in movies, but Troy still has a few traditions for students to look forward to.  “Most freshmen, after their Read More

Some websites blocked on certain areas of campus

Kimberly Crum Contributor Some websites are completely blocked on Troy University’s campus, but there are some websites that are blocked only on certain areas of campus, leaving students wondering why they can’t catch an episode of a Netflix show between classes. Information Technology (IT) said some websites, such as Netflix, used to be unblocked, but this Read More

Cardinal Creeper’s identity unveiled

Taylor Walding Variety Editor This year’s senior class may recall in the fall of 2015 — their freshman year — a mysterious entity widely known as the Cardinal Creeper. It was a person cloaked in a red blanket and skull makeup who stalked various areas around campus and received a semi-obsessive following on Yik Yak, an Read More