‘Cabaret:’ flashy musical to make ‘huge political statement’

Lauren Harksen Contributor While making the musical “Cabaret,” the cast and crew gave insight on how it parallels today’s political turmoil. “Cabaret” is a musical based in Berlin during the rise of Adolf Hitler in the German government. “Right now, people really want change (in the country), and that parallels with the time of the play Read More

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Troy student launches clothing line

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer Meda Jordan, a junior graphic design major from Dothan, recently launched her own clothing line. Her line, called Farming Feeds, boasts T-shirts and baseball caps bearing the brand name. Jordan developed the desire to design clothing as a senior in high school, when she attended the Dothan Technologies Center. Soon after, she Read More

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Japanese exchange students explore the American South

Lirona Joshi Contributor Madina Seytmuraova Variety Editor The first group of Japanese students from Nagasaki arrived at Troy University on Aug. 15 for the English as a Second Language (ESL) program. “Troy’s culture and history — I can feel Southern culture here,” said Saki Yanagihara, a freshman tourism major from Nagasaki. Students said they found Troy Read More

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Behind the Moe’s line: An inside look at campus grill’s student workers

Lasata Shrestha Contributor “Let’s start with the hot section,” said a full-time student and a part-time Moe’s Southwest Grill employee, Moe Alias (name changed for the purpose of this story), when asked to describe her typical day as a student working behind the line at Moe’s. The “line,” or the chain of production that customers order Read More

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