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SPLC club coming out to campus

Tu To Staff Writer The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is bringing a collegiate club to Troy’s campus next fall. On its webpage, SPLC said the center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. “Using litigation, education and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works Read More

Students say ‘lampshading’ comfortable but some find it controversial

Tu To Staff Writer Walking around campus with summer approaching, you will notice students wearing colorful, baggy T-shirts and sport shorts. This predominant fashion trend among female college students has been named “lampshading.” According to, “lampshading” is wearing an oversized T-shirt and short athletic shorts that are hidden by the shirt, which “gives the girl Read More

Slight decrease in parking tickets since new lot opened, police say

Tu To Staff Writer There has been a slight decrease in parking tickets given since the Trojan Center parking lot opened at the start of this semester, considering the drop of enrollment of Troy campus students. In an email sent to all students before spring semester started, Herbert Reeves, the dean of student services, said there Read More

Sexual assault film sparks discussion

Tu To Staff Writer In hopes of educating students on sexual assault, Trojan Outreach (TO) hosted a movie screening and discussion of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary featuring real college students from universities across the United States with their personal sexual assault stories. According to the The Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll (2015), 1 in 5 Read More

Anime: not just for kids

Tu To Staff Writer Troy University Anime and Manga Enthusiasts (AME), as the name indicates, is an organization on campus for fans of Japanese animation and comic books. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines anime as a style of animation originating in Japan that is characterized by stark, colorful graphics depicting vibrant characters in action-filled plots, often with fantastic Read More

Chancellor’s Fellows discuss leadership goals for 2018

Taylor Walding Features Editor Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Tu To Staff Writer Five faculty members were chosen by Jack Hawkins, the chancellor of Troy University, to participate in the 2018 Chancellor’s Fellows Program. This year’s program will focus on leadership across the curriculum, according to John Kline, director of the Institute for Leadership Development. “It will Read More

Ultimate Frisbee club joins D-I league

Tu To Staff Writer With Ultimate Frisbee reported as one of the fastest-growing sports in the country, it is no surprise that the Troy University Ultimate Frisbee club is growing. This year marks the team’s first time playing in the official Division I (DI) league. According to USA Ultimate, Ultimate Frisbee is a game played by Read More