Tropolitan editor shares her day-in-the-life experience as an American student

Hanna Cooper Tropolitan Editor-in-Chief I should have known that a day in the life of a Troy student during this academic year was going to look a little bit different when I was searching the shelves at every store in the city for hand sanitizer as a part of my back-to-school shopping.  As a senior during a global pandemic, making sure I attend the correct pod (more on that later) and I have a mask on me has become a normal part of my daily routine.  So, it’s morning here…

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ENgLIST editor shares her daily experiences at her university in Slovenia

Karin Petko ENgLIST Editor-in-Chief I know, I know, you have probably just fallen asleep and you have just forgotten about your worries and started dreaming about something wonderful, yet I am bothering you with my morning routine already Well, it is not my fault – let’s rightly put the blame on the time difference. So, bear with me.  Sweet dreams to you, and good morning to me. Waking up comes first and apart from staying awake at occasionally boring lectures, it is the hardest part of the day. The rest…

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An international take on an American playlist

ENgLIST contributor The opening notes of “Call Me the Breeze” by J. J. Cale immediately transfer the listener to the era of blues and rock, with both music genres mixing together to give the song that special sound that can only be considered “American.” The simple lyrics of the song give the impression of riding down the highway in the South with the windows down and the breeze ruffling your hair as you listen to the radio turned up as loud as it can go to really feel that 12-bar…

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The Pretty Reckless create album full of life and rebirth, “Death By Rock and Roll”

Andrea Hammack Trojan Living Editor After the loss of idols and friends such as Chris Cornell in 2017 and longtime producer Kato Khandwala in 2018, it took a while for Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless (TPR) to find herself again.  But after three years since their previous album, “Who You Selling For,” the band is finally back with a new album, “Death by Rock and Roll.” The title-track “Death by Rock and Roll” opens the album with the sound of the footsteps of Khandwala walking down the hallway of…

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New tile mural in the works for International Art Center – and you can be involved!

( Graphic / troymuralproject.org ) Sarah Mountain Chief Photographer Troy University’s Department of Art and Design is creating a second mural to join the back of the International Arts Center (IAC).  The mural, to be made up of two to three thousand individual porcelain tiles, will complement the current painting of the terracotta warriors on the back of the building facing the Cultural Arts Park. This will be the second phase of the Troy Mural Project. Larry Percy, a professor in the college of art and design and the Troy…

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