Faith compels me

Taylor Walding Variety Editor Throughout my three-year run with the Trop, I have avoided opinion writing like the plague. In person, I enjoy controversy and debate but stirring it up with an unknown audience behind computer screens seems far more daunting to me than a face-to-face discussion. Online debates further perpetuate an already polarized culture, leaving Read More

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‘Everybody loves T-Roy’

  Taylor Walding Variety Editor  Steven Porter Contributor There are many people who represent Troy University, but one of its most famous symbols is the mascot, T-Roy.  T-Roy has been making the Troy University community smile since the mid-1980s, but with constant public appearances, what is it like to be T-Roy himself? “It’s a ton of Read More

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Cardinal Creeper’s identity unveiled

Taylor Walding Variety Editor This year’s senior class may recall in the fall of 2015 — their freshman year — a mysterious entity widely known as the Cardinal Creeper. It was a person cloaked in a red blanket and skull makeup who stalked various areas around campus and received a semi-obsessive following on Yik Yak, an Read More

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Dining Hall helps students to avoid the freshman 15

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor Taylor Walding Variety Editor The Trojan Dining Hall is helping students avoid the freshman 15 by using innovative weight loss strategies that incorporate hiding cutlery and closing early on weekends. It is not unusual for students to have to walk the entire dining hall three times before they find a fork. “I Read More

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