Student opinion on the “positive” mental and physical benefits of pet ownership and “checking out” shelter animals

Sarah Mountain Staff Writer The Pike County Animal Shelter is a great place for students to find a pet to conquer the first part of adulthood by “checking-out” rescued animals.  For students looking to provide an animal with a forever home, the shelter has extremely low prices on the adoption of animals. But for those not Read More

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30 years of Hawkins at the helm

(PHOTO/ University Relations) Sarah Mountain Staff Writer Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr. celebrated his 30th anniversary at Troy University this Monday. On Sept. 1, 1989, Hawkins was named the successor to Ralph Adams after Adams’ retirement. Hawkins said the five categories he’s worked on in the past 30 years are academic maturation, moving to become a Read More

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Jones gets down to issues

(PHOTO/ Emma Daniel) Sen. Doug Jones held a media session after the town hall to allow student journalists, such as Brady Talbert of Troy TrojanVision News, to ask Jones direct questions. Emma Daniel News Editor Sen. Doug Jones began his first visit to Troy University by asking guests if he could “take off his stupid jacket” Read More

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