Spanish films give inside perspective on foreign culture

Erin Jones Staff Writer The Spanish Film Club is hosting a free Spanish Film Festival in the first half of October to help students gain a perspective inside the Spanish media culture. According to RaeAnn Dobler, a Spanish minor from Fort Wayne, Indiana, these films are “a direct reflection of the culture”  which give students “an Read More

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Travels give TESOL students exposure to different cultures

Bishal Niroula Staff Writer Troy, living up to its title of Alabama’s International university, not only offers non-native English speaking students classes in learning English as a Second Language (ESL), but also offers a minor to native English-speakers in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) through the College of Communication and Fine Arts.  Theresa Read More

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Students travel China over spring break

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Taylor Walding Features Editor While many students headed to the beach for spring break, 18 students from Troy University flew to China to participate in a weeklong study abroad trip. The trip was open to students from all majors and classifications and provided an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a Read More

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African study abroad trip to debut

  Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Starting in the summer of 2018, students and faculty will have the opportunity to travel to Kampala, Uganda, for a two-week study abroad trip. Dionne Rosser-Mims, associate dean of academics in the college of education and LaKerri Mack, an assistant professor of political science, traveled there in the summer of 2017. Read More

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Hospitality management class gains experience

  Lirona Joshi Staff Writer Students in the event management class of the School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management (HSTM) are organizing two events as part of their course assignments this semester to gain experience in their field of study. One event is the HSTM Awards Banquet for faculty and students. The ceremony will take Read More

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