Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Troy students can take advantage of the Career Fairs hosted by Career Services where they can interact with employers for potential jobs and internships. One student who found success through the fair is Travis Maupin, a senior computer science major from Phenix City. After attending the fair fall 2017, Maupin was offered a summer internship with CGI, an information technology consulting company in Troy. According to Maupin, Career Services helped him write and proofread his resume, which he distributed to the employers at the Career Fair.…Read More
Students pursue summer research in the sciences
Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer Madelynn Lytle, a senior math major from Blountstown, Florida, spent the summer working on visual biophysics in the University of Alabama at Birmingham through a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. She developed a model of light propagation and capture in a photoreceptor cell using a matrix laboratory (MATLAB) with the purpose of advancing the current understanding of retinal physiology. “Real research is intense,” said Lytle. “One day everything plans out nicely, while the next day you may find out that all you did was wrong.”…Read More
How will students spend their summer?
Anushka K.C. Staff Writer With finals only a week away, students can be seen huddling inside libraries, sitting on the quad or forming groups inside the Trojan Center studying. Professors are busy scheduling and preparing questions for exams. Everyone is mustering the last bits of motivation they have for the year so that they can spend the long summer break with the plans they have made. “I want to try to jump out of an airplane,” said Kourtney McCoy, a freshman elementary education major from Tuscaloosa, who shared her plans…Read More
Student fall fashion in Troy
Draven Jackson Staff Writer Lasata Shrestha Contributor While some Trojans are using the last few warm weeks of the season to show off their best summer outfits, others are already sporting their fall ensembles. That means the quad on any given day is full of students dressed in a variety of fashions. Edouard Loch, a sophomore sport management major from Paris, decided to go for a fall look with his short sleeved, red T-shirt from the French brand Sixth June, black skinny jeans and black boots. “Being from Paris, I…Read More