Review: ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ is back!

(Graphics/Dior Brown) Luke Brantley Variety Editor Returned, “The Clone Wars” has. Last Friday, the animated “Star Wars series” “The Clone Wars” returned for a final season on Disney +. The original series aired for five seasons on Cartoon Network from 2008 to 2013. A sixth season was released on Netflix, but the series never had an Read More

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Black History Month event works to preserve important historical papers

(Photo/ Zenith Shrestha) Students work with Learning Center Coordinator Patricia Harris to transcribe papers written by Anna Julia Cooper, a prominent black scholar and activist. Lirona Joshi Staff Writer The Learning Center at Troy University observed Douglass Day last Friday. The day is a commemoration of the legacy of the African-American author Fredrick Douglass. In 2017, Read More

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Cyberpunk literature class looks at heavy subjects through the lense of science fiction

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy students interested in contemporary science fiction can take a selected topics online class on Post-Colonial/Post-cyberpunk novels offered by the Department of English. Jonathan Lewis, an associate professor of English and the instructor for the course, said it is an intense nine-week class with a heavy reading load that focuses on works Read More

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Troy University Board of Trustees Vice President pro tempore and first black SGA president Lamar Higgins recounts life of involvement and change

Luke Brantley Variety Editor Troy University Board of Trustees member Lamar Higgins was born in Marbury, Alabama, a small town in the center of the state, close to Prattville. Higgins began attending school while segregation was still in full effect. He attended a segregated school, until his fifth grade year. According to Higgins, going from his Read More

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Conference promotes leadership

By Noah Pevey Contributor Luke Brantley Variety Editor Troy University held its 19th annual Leadership Conference celebrating African-American History Month last weekend. The conference is put on by a combination of Troy University, the city of Troy and the community, according to Student Involvement and Leadership Assistant Director Sadaris Williams. The conference, which began Friday night, Read More

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