Meanwhile in Sparta: School unveils new state-of-the art mask design

Sam Stroud Opinion Editor Several studies recently have suggested that not all masks are universally effective against COVID-19, certain designs appear to have specific levels of effectiveness. Coupling this knowledge with a new scientific data, which suggests that COVID-19 can be transmitted through the eyes, has forced Sparta University to reconsider its current mask mandate.  With Read More

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Satire: Students tackle enormous debt by simply selling graduation tickets

Editor’s Note: Columns appearing under “Meanwhile, in Sparta…” are works of fiction. Any references to real people, places or events are satirical statements that do not reflect real events. Asem Abdelfattah Assistant News Editor A startup at Troy has found an innovative way to help students pay off their loans by selling their graduation tickets. “I Read More

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Satire: CNN unsure of what to report when Biden actually runs

Pradyot Sharma CNN executives had an emergency meeting to determine how they would report former Vice President Joe Biden officially announcing he would run for president. The outlet has already done stories regarding Biden’s potential presidential run, including his policies, his relationship with former president Barrack Obama, and why he should not run for president.  More Read More

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Troy calls TUPD off trail of hazing investigation to write parking tickets

Editor’s Note: Columns appearing under “Meanwhile, in Sparta…” are works of fiction. Any references to real people, places or events are satirical statements that do not reflect real events. Zach Henson Editor-in-Chief The Troy University police chief was reportedly called away from handling a situation involving intoxicated minors on Fraternity Row to write a parking ticket Read More

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Boise team upset over green turf

Sam Stroud Staff Writer After inspecting Veterans Memorial Stadium ahead of the first game on Saturday, the Boise State football team was in a state of disbelief over the color of the turf because their own field is blue. “It’s actually green!” a player commented. “We thought all football fields were blue.” This unexpected development has Read More

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