Cartoon fun

Abigail Nicholson Cartoonist and Graphic Designer I’m The Tropolitan’s cartoonist, but this is my last comic.  I first joined the Trop when I was 18 years old. I didn’t know the first thing about journalism or cartooning, but I liked to draw and had some opinions, so I joined anyway. Flash forward, and I’m 22 and Read More

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Herbarium grows with grant

(PHOTOS/Brady Talbert) All the samples are stored in large cabinets, but soon Troy will have better storage equipment. All the samples are pressed with notes.  Brady Talbert  Staff Writer The collection of over 48,000 plants located in Troy’s herbarium will soon expand, as the facility plans on doubling its capacity after receiving a more than $195,000 Read More

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CULTURALLY SPEAKING: Workshop explores realistic, abstract

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) The Chinese Culture Club hosted a workshop presentation on modern Chinese art on Nov. 15.  The workshop was led by artist Tao Zhou, who said on a flyer for the event that when he’s looking at a canvas, he “contemplate(s) on the relationship between landscape and humankind. It is such a relationship that Read More

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