Finding friends at college: a how-to guide

Alex Villari photo Three Gardner Hall residents gather in the lobby for a game of “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” in the spring. From left are Matthew Doyle, a freshman computer science major from Enterprise; Zachary Smith, a freshman computer science major from Dothan; and Sam Ganguly, a freshman physics major from India.   Alex Villari Lucas Sanabria was leaving a class on an average day in Troy when a classmate approached him. As an international student, she was interested in what’s popular in America and asked for Sanabria’s opinion.  “When…

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Parking decals moved to online

Tori Bedsole Features Editor Lilly Casolaro News Editor The Troy University Police Department has transitioned to using an all-online system. Parking decals for the 2017-2018 school year can now be purchased online through the portal at trojan.troy.edu/parking. For those who have a Troy car tag, the parking decal is $25, and for those who do not, it is $100 for the academic year. This is a $25 increase from previous years. “Funding generated by the change in price for the decals will pay for the construction of the new 548-space…

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Why go Greek? Students share insight on fraternities, sororities

Lasata Shrestha Staff Writer On the heels of Greek Week, Troy students discussed why they personally chose to join Greek organizations. According to U.S. News, almost one out of every three students at Troy are members of the Greek community. With 22 nationally recognized Greek organizations, there is no doubt of Greek life’s prominence at Troy. While many people join Greek organizations to gain a social network and a sense of community, there are countless other perks to Greek life that attract students. “I knew about the old tests, lab…

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