Montgomery elects first black mayor

Pradyot Sharma Editor-in-Chief Montgomery elected its first black mayor as county probate judge Steven Reed defeated David Woods in a run-off election. This adds historical significance as Montgomery was the first capital of the Confederacy and a major part of the civil rights movement.  According to preliminary unofficial results, published by Montgomery’s government website, Reed received Read More

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Personal bests shine at JSU Foothills Invite

(PHOTO/ Troy Athletics) The Troy cross country team saw a top-five men’s finish led by several personal bests at the annual JSU Foothills Invite. Personal bests powered the men’s cross-country team to a fourth-place finished while the women’s team placed third in the 14thannual JSU Foothills Invitational Saturday morning at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Alabama. Macki Walsh Read More

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Universal healthcare: A student’s perspective

(CONTRIBUTED/ Charlotte Pryor) Charlotte Pryor, a senior psychology major from Troy, interning in a medical clinic in Costa Rica this summer as a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholar. Charlotte Pryor Contributor One of the great opportunities gained from studying abroad in Costa Rica is learning firsthand the meaning of universal health care. Costa Rica offers universal health Read More

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