First case of COVID-19 found in dorm

Emma Daniel Editor-In-Chief One student in Trojan Village 100 has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the university. The university was made aware of the first on-campus case on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The student has been quarantined off campus, and the three other students living in the same dorm are currently in isolation inside the suite. Read More

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Masks and social distancing required

Tomiwa Akintode Staff Writer   As Troy University‚Äôs campus sets to reopen on Wednesday, the school begins the safety protocols which were announced in an email earlier in April. These protocols include compulsory face masks worn in places on campus where social distancing cannot be maintained, such as classrooms, dorms and laboratories. The Troy Coronavirus (COVID-19) Read More

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Troy announces move online after Thanksgiving, masks required

Emma Daniel Editor-in-Chief   Troy University will be returning to campus for Fall 2020, but with mask requirements, social distancing guidelines, coronavirus testing, and no return to campus after Thanksgiving break, according to a university email sent Wednesday evening. Face coverings will be required on campus in places where social distancing is difficult, such as in Read More

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Several cases of COVID-19 found within Troy Athletics

Wesley Kirchharr Staff Writer Troy University Athletic Director Brent Jones and Head Football Coach Chip Lindsey said there are several confirmed cases of COVID-19 within Troy Athletics during a virtual press conference Thursday morning. Jones stated the difficulty in determining a specific number of cases due to the rapidly changing situation, but he confirmed both staff Read More

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Summer classes online, dorms closing, refunds: Troy University coronavirus update

Troy University announced online-only plans for the rest of the spring semester and for summer in a statement sent to all Troy students, faculty and staff Tuesday morning. The Tropolitan is working today, March 31, to gather more information for students regarding the remainder of this semester and summer plans and will update with separate stories Read More

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