New IAC art exhibit showcases pieces created from the “sticks and stones” found in nature

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) Larry Strickland (above) has created his “Sticks and Stones” exhibit from nature, using driftwood, bone, copper, and other materials that he makes “representative of life’s cycle.” Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The International Arts Center (IAC) is hosting a new exhibition, “Sticks and Stones,” featuring artist and Troy University alumnus Larry Strickland.  Strickland serves Read More

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Trop Trivia: Halloween Spooktacular

1. What is the word for “fear of Halloween”?  a) Samhainophobia b) Somniphobia c) Omphalophobia 2. Where is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween?  a) England b) China c) Ireland 3. Where did apple bobbing originate?  a) Ancient Greece b) Ancient Rome c) Spain 4. How many pounds of candy corn are made every Read More

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Come as you aren’t: Halloween costume inspiration by decade

Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor Halloween, the time of year when all the ghosts and ghouls come out to play, revolves around two major elements for most of America: costumes and candy.  A tale as old as time: it’s the afternoon of Halloween, your best friend is throwing a party that starts in less than Read More

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The Department of English hosts 59th Forum on Language and Literature on the subject of biolinguistics

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s English Department’s forum on biolinguistics was held on Monday, Oct. 21.  Ben Robertson, a professor of English, talked about the recent forum and what it was like organizing it.  “As usual, we invite department members who have published recently or have done some sort of special project recently,” Robertson said. Read More

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