Documentary highlights Black History

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The Troy University College Democrats, the Philosophy Society and the History Club organized a screening of the documentary “13th” in observance of Black History Month last Wednesday. The event was attended by 40 students and faculty and the documentary screening was followed by a panel discussion led by Timothy Buckner, a professor Read More

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Film about adult autism resonates with students and provides them the opportunity to discuss important, current issues

Emily Foster Staff Writer A documentary film following the journey of three young men with autism on a swim team was screened last Thursday on campus. The showing of “Swim Team” was hosted by the South Arts Film Circuit in the Trojan Center Theatre. Avery Livingston, the coordinator of civic engagement for Troy University, said she Read More

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Sexual assault film sparks discussion

Tu To Staff Writer In hopes of educating students on sexual assault, Trojan Outreach (TO) hosted a movie screening and discussion of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary featuring real college students from universities across the United States with their personal sexual assault stories. According to the The Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll (2015), 1 in 5 Read More

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Film shows misogyny in media

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy University Women’s Initiative played “Miss Representation,” a documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film is about misogyny and sexism in American society and media. The 1.5-hour movie screening, Oct. 5 in Patterson Hall, was followed by a discussion led by Beverly Leach, a lecturer of art and design and faculty adviser Read More

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