Before you foam the fountain

Pratibha Gautaum Staff Writer Every once in a while, the fountain in the quad at Troy University gets filled with foam. For many, this can be an entertaining visual, a change from the normal look of campus. For others, it might just be a simple and harmless prank. For the campus grounds crew, however, this is an unnecessary hassle that costs time, effort and money – and it is vandalism. According to a student at Troy who chose to remain anonymous, students usually pour some kind of detergent — dish…

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Troy’s traditions, the need for more

Emma Daniel News Editor Anyone who has seen a college movie knows Hollywood universities have ridiculously lax attendance policies and hold zany traditions each student must perform.  The attendance policies at Troy University may be different than in movies, but Troy still has a few traditions for students to look forward to.  “Most freshmen, after their finals, they get in the fountain — that’s a pretty big thing,” said Gus McKenzie, a senior communication major from Monroeville and the Student Government Association (SGA) president.  Jumping in the fountain may be…

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