Troy journalism student shares lifetime of adventure

Luke Brantley Variety Editor David Jackson is a broadcast journalism major from Montgomery. Like many journalism students, he has several classes in Wallace Hall and Patterson Hall. But unlike many of his classmates, Jackson is 53 years old. Jackson’s family is originally from Montgomery, but his father served in the U.S. Army. As a result, his Read More

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No one really knows what they’re doing – and that’s OK

Student discusses mid-semester blues and the college major crisis  Draven Jackson Arts and Living Editor It’s that time of year again: time for the existential crises and questioning every decision you’ve ever made. Or at least time to wonder if you’re on the right path with your current major.  It’s an understandable dilemma that almost everyone Read More

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Off-campus housing options

Lasata Shrestha Staff Writer Madina Seytmuradova Variety Editor With the limited number of on-campus housing options available, many students end up looking at other options. These off-campus rentals can vary in price, and finding the right balance between the distance from campus and the price can be a tough decision. Other than the availability of spaces, Read More

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Overachiever: Life of the Type A student

Madina Seytmuradova Variety Editor Overachiever, workaholic, perfectionist — all these terms are used interchangeably in everyday conversations to describe people who are driven and competitive, but also stress-prone. During such a notoriously stressful time as midterms, Type A Trojans talk about how they manage to keep up the grades and the spirits. Leah Lancaster, a senior Read More

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Troy budget dining 101

Madina Seytmuradova Variety editor Priyanka Sharma Staff Writer After exploring the on-campus dining options in the first few weeks of classes and spending half of the flex points at Einstein’s and Moe’s, Trojans start looking around for cheaper dining alternatives. Upperclassmen, including Shelby Wood, a senior social science education major from Wewahitchka, Florida, shared their favorite Read More

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