“Boxed In” A Change in Perspective

by Tilley Dombroski “Boxed In” is a movie made up of a small cast, but a movie that will make you look at life differently.  It follows the storyline of a teenage girl whose sole purpose is to be the best boxer on the circuit, until she learns there is more to life.  The following review contains spoilers of the movie, read with caution.  Ria, the main character, was raised by a single mother who is trying her best to get by. Ria was getting into unsanctioned boxing fights, pursuing her passion and perceived…

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An Interview with Sean Freeman

by Kris Harrell A Troy alumnus is finding big success in the film industry. In an interview with Trojan Living editor Kris Harrell, Sean Freeman discussed his latest role in a recently released movie, “Boxed In,” and the process behind it. [SHE1]  In his latest production, “Boxed In,” Freeman plays the smooth-talking boxer, Tuga.  Freeman sais the artistic choices he made during filming, and the difference between himself and Tuga added to the challenges he faced.  “I knew that the type of character was going to require me to morph a little bit,”…

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Behind T-Roy

by Kris Harrell Photos by Tilley Dombroski Whether he’s cheering on one of our many Trojan sports teams, or having fun with the students on the quad, this Trojan goes above and beyond for Troy University and loves every second of it.  T-Roy came to Troy University in the mid 1980’s as the full-time student and mascot of the Trojans. During his stay here, he’s been taking classes, going to games, and hanging around Troy just like any other student.  He starts out his day by waking up in Trojan…

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Four Scores and 10 Years Ago…

by Nora Hollinghead The Troy University Symphony Band put on a concert in Claudia Crosby Tuesday night.  The Symphony Band consists of the top 55-63 wind and percussion students in the John M. Long School of Music. The ensemble regularly participates in commissioning consortia and has an active commissioning schedule.              The first Symphony Band concert this year consisted of music from John Williams, an American composer and conductor, who is famous for Harry Potter, Home Alone (1990), and others. John William’s professional career started in the armed forces and eventually…

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International Students Talk About Troy

by Jennifer Keil Every academic year nearly one million international students come to the United States to study. Their hopes and expectations are so different from their origin, but one thing connects all of them: wanting to attend an academic program in the U.S. ”Oh you got accepted – that was the exciting part,“ said Xavier Moyalopez, a business management major from Belgium.”But then you have the stress part. I have to do a lot of paperwork, a lot of things, you go left to right.“ But organizing work is…

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