Local band brings “fresh and unique” music to last Friday’s annual ‘Taste of Troy’ event

Grace Kish Staff Writer Despite the overcast weather, students and local businesses gathered downtown to learn more about each other and listen to live music from Troy’s local band, 12eleven, during Friday night’s “The Taste of Troy” event. This year’s annual Taste of Troy could be described by one cliché — “singing in the rain” — due to the overcast weather occurring around the event. Jai Rojas, the lead singer of 12eleven and a senior exercise science major from Pensacola, Florida, describes “The Taste of Troy” as a way for…

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Spectrum Alliance’s annual event promotes second chance for prom

Lacey Alexander Staff Writer Spectrum Alliance at Troy University is giving college students the opportunity to have prom again — this time with fewer rules. Spectrum will be hosting a “Second Chance Prom” this weekend, an event that encourages attendees to bring whatever date and wear whatever attire they want. Carleigh Sherman, a junior business major from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the current president of Spectrum, said the event has been happening annually for over seven years and has always been for anyone who wanted to try prom again. “A lot…

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Spectrum celebrates Halloween, hosts annual Rocky Horror Picture Show

Mynecia Steele Staff Writer In honor of Halloween, Spectrum Alliance hosted its annual Rocky Horror Picture Show. This year’s turnout was larger than past showings, according to Julian Carroll, a junior political science major from Dayton, Ohio, and public relations chair of Spectrum. This event “gives people a chance to dress up and go out and have some fun,” said Carleigh Sherman, a sophomore global business major from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and president of Spectrum Alliance. Before the movie showing, a costume contest was held. The contest was free to enter,…

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