College Libertarians offer students third option

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy students who are interested in a third political party can consider the College Libertarians at Troy University. According to Richard Fast, a graduate student in Economics from Berkeley, California, College Libertarians are the student branch of the Libertarian Party of Alabama, in the same way that College Democrats and College Republicans Read More

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Applied ethics class to probe issues of personhood

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The Department of History and Philosophy will be offering an upper level course on applied ethics next semester. According to Joungbin Lim, an assistant professor of philosophy and the instructor for the course, the course will focus on personhood and issues in biomedical ethics. The course will begin by examining metaphysical issues Read More

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10 questions for mathematics professor Kenneth Roblee

(CONTRIBUTED/ Kenneth Roblee) Kenneth Roblee is a professor of Mathematics and the chair of the Department of Mathematics. He joined Troy University in 2004. Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer 1. What is your favorite thing about Troy? I like the university because I like working here. It is not a job that I dread going to which Read More

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A Question of Unification: from atoms to galaxies

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday physics students at Troy take two very peculiar physics classes: General Relativity in the morning and Quantum Mechanics in the afternoon. General Relativity, Einstein’s magnum opus, deals mostly with large scale structures in the universe. The deviation of planetary orbits from Newtonian laws, the slowing down of Read More

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Interfaith panel lacks diversity, but a good first step

Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer  The Departments of English and Political Science co-hosted an “Interfaith Symposium on Diversity, Community and Justice” last week.  The event was meant to be the first of a series of interdisciplinary conventions on global, intercultural and cross-cultural issues.  The diversity of the panel itself, however, appeared to be confined to the Abrahamic Read More

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