Trojans set to take on no. 2 seed Texas A&M

Tanner Colvin Sports Writer The Trojan women’s basketball team is heading to the NCAA Tournament next Monday. This will be the fourth appearance in the tournament for Troy and the third time the Trojans have made the tourney with Head Coach Chanda Rigby. This Monday, the Trojans drew to play the Number 2 seed Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament. The Trojans received the Number 15 seed in the Mercado Region.  This comes after the women took victory over the Ragin’ Cajuns in the Sun Belt Championship game last Monday. …

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An international take on an American playlist

ENgLIST contributor The opening notes of “Call Me the Breeze” by J. J. Cale immediately transfer the listener to the era of blues and rock, with both music genres mixing together to give the song that special sound that can only be considered “American.” The simple lyrics of the song give the impression of riding down the highway in the South with the windows down and the breeze ruffling your hair as you listen to the radio turned up as loud as it can go to really feel that 12-bar…

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An American perspective on free education

Sam Stroud Opinion Editor Before I address the topic at hand, free education, I feel several disclaimers are in order. First and foremost, I am offering AN American perspective, not THE American perspective.  While I believe my opinion on this matter certainly does reflect the views of many Americans, it would be ludicrous to say that my viewpoint is wholly representative of my country’s perspective on education.  This issue in particular is one that has been under intense debate in American society now for many years. I firmly believe that…

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An international perspective on free education

Nadja Jukič Contributor  How would you like your education free? As it happens, very much. But it’s also more complicated than that.  I can still remember my first time hearing some people have to pay to attend university, college, or whatever their various equivalents might be. To a teen growing up in a country only just transitioning out of socialism, such a notion was almost too extraordinary to be taken seriously. I had to be assured it wasn’t a joke. In hindsight, this was the first culture shock I ever…

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