New SOTS halftime show to debut during the first football game of the season

(PHOTO/ Zenith Shrestha) The band has spent weeks preparing three different shows for this year’s football season. Andrea Hammack Staff Writer The Sound of the South (SOTS) is marching into the Vet this season with three separate shows at the ready.  “We are doing three shows this year,” said Mark Walker, director of bands. “For the Read More

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Behind the scenes of Troy’s newest show ‘Mamma Mia!’

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Biwaksha Shrestha Staff Writer With the approach of Troy’s newest musical theater production, “Mam­ma Mia!,” looming just over the horizon, it’s important not only to recognize the work that goes on onstage, but behind the scenes as well.  To an audience member, watching a production means you see only what has been Read More

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Women’s history month celebrated with concert by female faculty members

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer The month of March is celebrated as Women’s History Month all around the world, and to participate in the festivities, the female faculty of the music department were featured in a concert last Friday night.  Upon learning of the month’s importance, Rachel Nozny, an adjunct music instructor, wanted to spread awareness of Read More

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Student discusses separation of art and artist, the role of the media in art

Olivia Nobles Staff Writer In a world where fame is king, and celebrities are icons, it’s important for the rest of society to recognize the divide between artist and art.  Pop culture icons have always been regarded as the members of society whose opinions somehow carry more weight than the rest of us; however, as individuals, Read More

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Jazz concert excites tonight

Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer While most of the students have been busy with the mid-semester academic rush, the Troy band jazz ensembles, I and II, have been working hard and practicing for the upcoming concert.  “Jazz ensemble is usually an ensemble of about 18 to 20 musicians that consists typically of about five saxophones, five trumpets, Read More

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