Goodbye for now

Hanna Cooper  Editor-In-Chief Three years and three positions later, my time with the Trop is done, sort of. Over the last three years, I have learned the value of accountability and mentorship. I have learned to love the constant changes and the whirlwind of events always happening. I have learned to laugh when I make mistakes. I have learned how to think on my feet and that “host” is a noun. The experience I have gained over these three years is invaluable. I have gained a stronger global perspective, a…

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Take pride in journalism

Sarah Mountain Chief Photographer  Not to be dramatic or anything, but anyone who knows me knows I love a dramatic exit. This newspaper has been an incredibly important part of my time at Troy, and I know for a fact I would not be the same without it. Two years ago, I was a sophomore education major who was in a program she didn’t love and career aspirations outside of my field of study. I just happened to be lucky enough to work with Pradyot Sharma, the editor-in-chief of the…

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My senior story

Tierra McCall Staff Writer I have only written for the Trop for two semesters, but they were two great semesters. While writing for the News and Trojan Living sections, I had the opportunity to attend and cover so many fun events. My favorite was attending the reception for the Alice in Wonderland exhibit by Nall Hollis. The exhibit was beautiful, and Hollis was kind and eccentric. I was able to meet so many interesting people through interviews, and even though my interviews became remote because of the pandemic, I learned…

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Lucy Pu farewell

Lucy Pu Copy Desk Chief While I have been involved in a lot of student organizations in my time here at Troy University, I have stayed at the Trop the longest. It’s been a good four years at the Trop. Being a biology major, journalism was unfamiliar to me, and to this day, I still never write articles – I just edit them and deliver the papers. Biggest of thanks to Georgia, April, Liz and Austin for teaching me everything I know about grammar and AP style when I was…

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Peace out Trojans

Zenith Shrestha  Graphics Manager  As I approach the end of my time at the Trop, I have been looking back at my experiences; the good and the bad. The exhilarating feeling of taking that one perfect shot – or running around at multiple events trying to get to everything – has been a fantastic experience. I have learned to be patient, to push through, to be responsible. But nothing compares to the opportunity to meet the brilliant people along my way. It was a delight hearing from all the talented…

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