Troy University Board of Trustees Vice President pro tempore and first black SGA president Lamar Higgins recounts life of involvement and change

Luke Brantley Variety Editor Troy University Board of Trustees member Lamar Higgins was born in Marbury, Alabama, a small town in the center of the state, close to Prattville. Higgins began attending school while segregation was still in full effect. He attended a segregated school, until his fifth grade year. According to Higgins, going from his Read More

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Opinion: Why write for the Trop? You can learn skills that apply to any field

Asem Abdelfattah Opinion Editor Writing for the student newspaper is not only for journalism majors. I am a business major with a concentration in economics and writing for the Tropolitan has been one of the most enriching opportunities I have had as a student at Troy University. I first joined the Trop as a staff writer Read More

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Football braces for Campbell; Barker retakes the helm as quarterback for season opener

(PHOTO/ Chris Wallace) Sophomore quarterback Jacob Free lobs a pass to a Trojan receiver during one of the final practices before Saturday’s season opener.   Scott Shelton Staff Writer The Troy football team begins its 2019 campaign on Saturday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium against the Campbell Camels from the Big South Division of the FCS.  Read More

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