Rethinking general studies

Pradyot Sharma Editor-in-Chief Editors Note: The opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Tropolitan or its staff members. Address responses and critiques to opinion@tropnews.com A comprehensive general education program is overwhelmingly popular in many colleges and universities in the United States. All students Read More

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Troy’s percussion ensemble to hold concert in preparation for upcoming international convention

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Troy University Percussion Ensemble has been invited to perform at the New Music Literature Showcase Concert for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Nov. 13-16. To help prepare, the ensemble will host a preview concert in Troy on Sunday, Nov. 10. According to Adam Blackstock, a Read More

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Refocusing the ‘pro-life’ platform

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Editors Note: The opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Tropolitan or its staff members. Address responses and critiques to opinion@tropnews.com As some know, October was Respect Life Month within the Catholic Church. During that month, anti-abortion activists spread Read More

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Students and faculty explain the Risk Management Insurance major

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Troy University, in a bid to provide proficiency in risk management and insurance concepts as applied to global business framework, has been offering the Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) major concentration as a part of Sorrell College of Business’s degree program since 2000. The goal of the program is to facilitate industry-specific Read More

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New IAC art exhibit showcases pieces created from the “sticks and stones” found in nature

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) Larry Strickland (above) has created his “Sticks and Stones” exhibit from nature, using driftwood, bone, copper, and other materials that he makes “representative of life’s cycle.” Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The International Arts Center (IAC) is hosting a new exhibition, “Sticks and Stones,” featuring artist and Troy University alumnus Larry Strickland.  Strickland serves Read More

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