Foo Fighters release “dance” album, Medicine at Midnight

Andrea Hammack Trojan Living Editor For the first time in four years, the Foo Fighters have finally released a new EP, Medicine at Midnight. The EP came out on Feb 5. Dubbed their first “dance” album, I’ve been excited to see how that translates into the style they’ve built over the years.  The EP opens with “Making A Fire,” a heavy-on-the-drums and backing vocals track. This song could easily be featured on a soundtrack to some  indie cult classic.  Upbeat and melodic, this is a great opening song. Right at…

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Student group FEDZ gives back to the community

( Photo / Contributed ) Earle-Lynch presents check to Latasha Howard, CEO of Pike County Boys and Girls Club and surrounding counties. PJ Heath Staff Writer Troy University global business student Roberto “Casanova” Earle-Lynch established FEDZ, a social event and promotion group in 2018. He and his co-founder Kadarvis Flowers created the group to help promote more organizations and to help people find fun and entertaining things to do in Troy. Earle-Lynch is a full-time student at Troy and is involved in nine different organizations on campus. He is also…

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Humbled Hearts offers scholarships, leadership positions

Ayanna Williams Staff Writer Troy University’s chapter of the non-profit community service organization Humbled Hearts Inc. participates in lots of community service on and off-campus. The university chapter was founded in 2019 and is advised by Dr. Dana Wilson. Humbled Hearts is a service and wellness foundation and its motto is “It takes a humbled heart to serve.” “What I enjoy the most about Humbled Hearts is how it is an open organization for anyone to join,” said Alexis Bayles, chapter president and senior exercise science major from Birmingham, Alabama.…

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IMPACT 2021 prep is underway

( Photo / University Relations ) IMPACT leaders at Session 1 IMPACT 2020 Codi Clemmons Staff Writer Every future Troy Trojan at the undgergrad level attends an IMPACT session the summer before starting at Troy. Along with those attending the orientation sessoins, there are also appointed leaders who serve as mentors, helping the incoming students register for courses and get to know the campus. Currently, applications to be a 2021 IMPACT leader are now available as the new IMPACT sessions are approaching in a few months.  Students interested in becoming…

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Japanese musician Foodman offers songs rich in texture

Rory Johnson Staff Writer “Ez Minzoku,” is a 2016 album by Japanese electronic artist Foodman you’ll either love, hate or won’t understand why someone would make an album like this. “Ez Minzoku,” comes from a genre of music called “Plunderphonics,” which uses pre-existing songs to create new compositions. The goal is to have songs rich in the texture of multiple instruments all from different source materials. Foodman shows this right off the bat with the song “BeyBey,” which is throwing in hard electric guitars over gym whistles, trumpets, and a…

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