John Schmidt: A voice for students

Troy University photo Luke Brantley Variety Editor After working at Troy University for 20 years, and four years of retirement, Dr. John Schmidt has returned to serve as the senior vice chancellor for student services. Schmidt said his new role is primarily student-focused. “I am the voice, the representative, for the students in major decision making, Read More

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No such things as ‘scary’ professors?: Troy students and staff weigh in

Jixuan Tang photo Student Zhifei Zheng took a speech course from Dr. Maryjo Cochran (above). He found her to be a good teacher — “strict, but she only is strict to the students who do not want to pay any effort into their study.”   Jixuan Tang Some professors seem scary at first but actually are Read More

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‘We were blessed not to be here:’ Tornado flips three mobile homes in Troy

Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief As the sun began breaking through the clouds less than two hours after a tornado ripped through parts of Troy, it did little but illuminate the damage for those whose homes were damaged or destroyed. A tornado warning was issued in Pike County at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, and soon after, reports of damage Read More

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