Smiley initiates smiles at conference

Tori Bedsole Editor-in-Chief The 16th Annual Leadership Conference, in honor of African-American History Month, focused on “Overcoming the Community Crisis” with speakers Rickey Smiley and Bishop James Levert Davis. In his opening statement, Chancellor Jack Hawkins reflected on his years in the military, “recognizing the service and sacrifice of all Americans” regardless of race. Rickey Smiley, Read More

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University stresses its commitment to ‘the international community’

Tori Bedsole Editor-in-Chief In response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration released Friday, Jan. 27, Troy University officials are advising some international students to not leave the country unless absolutely necessary. The executive order places a temporary travel ban on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Libya. Citizens from these countries will Read More

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Trump’s immigration ban raises concerns for many students

Tori Bedsole Editor-in-Chief Troy University students, both domestic and international, have expressed concerns in regard to President Trump’s immigration ban. “I think there are a lot of different emotions going on,” said Shelby Wood, a senior Spanish and social science education double major from Wewahitchka, Florida, and International Student Cultural Organization president. “Some of them (international Read More

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