Students Celebrate Fall at Troyapalooza

by Emily Mosier Hundreds of students got into the Halloween spirit last week, by mingling at the amphitheater and the International Arts Center Plaza while dressed in their Halloween costumes.  Troyapalooza, an annual event put on by multiple departments and student organizations, offered free inflatables, food, drinks, dessert, and candy, as well as a photo booth, costume contest, and live music by Populous.  Organizers say it is meant to be a celebration of fall and a kickoff to South Week. Taylor Gray, a freshman digital studio arts major from Ashville,…

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Alberich Honored for Library Contribution

by Sheldon Bloom The Troy University Library recently awarded the Book Token Award to Dr. Johanna Alberich, an honor given annually to a faculty member who has contributed significantly to the library.              Students and faculty members were in attendance at  the annual ceremony last week as Alberich, an assistant professor of World Languages and Cultures, received the award for her work on a variety of activities and research in partnership with the library.              “I always try to bring students over here to incorporate what they’re learning with the resources they have…

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The Belt Stays HOME

by Taylor Fraze The Troy Football team travelled to Mobile, Alabama, for the annual Battle of the Belt rivalry game last Thursday.. The Trojans have not lost to the Jaguars in four straight seasons, and this game was no different. Troy would leave Mobile with a 10-6 victory and their fifth straight win in the rivalry.  Troy’s defense was in lockdown form as Carlton Martial and O’Shai Fletcher both tallied eight total tackles to lead the defense. Reddy Steward also shined for the Trojans defense with six total tackles and…

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Pied Pipers Make Comeback

by PJ Heath Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is ready to welcome back the celebrated Pied Pipers in their debut back to the stage with “Pipers in the Park,” on Nov. 5. Since 1970, the Pied Pipers of Troy University’s Theatre and Dance Department have been entertaining young audiences with their high-energy, engaging performances of fables, folktales, fairytales and favorite characters. The ensemble performs across the state of Alabama for young audiences as they sing, dance and wear colorful costumes to tell classic children’s stories such as “The Three Little Pigs” and “The Tortoise and…

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