Universal healthcare: A student’s perspective

(CONTRIBUTED/ Charlotte Pryor) Charlotte Pryor, a senior psychology major from Troy, interning in a medical clinic in Costa Rica this summer as a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholar. Charlotte Pryor Contributor One of the great opportunities gained from studying abroad in Costa Rica is learning firsthand the meaning of universal health care. Costa Rica offers universal health Read More

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Troy journalism student shares lifetime of adventure

Luke Brantley Variety Editor David Jackson is a broadcast journalism major from Montgomery. Like many journalism students, he has several classes in Wallace Hall and Patterson Hall. But unlike many of his classmates, Jackson is 53 years old. Jackson’s family is originally from Montgomery, but his father served in the U.S. Army. As a result, his Read More

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Building character: How actors get into their roles

Lirona Joshi Staff Writer When the characters have taken their bow and the curtains close, actors remove their masks and go back to their normal lives as students. This transition from an individual to an actor all starts with an open auditioning process that happens at the beginning of the year from which students are called Read More

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Student studies under Nobel Prize winner

(CONTRIBUTED/ Ty Naquin) Ty Naquin, a senior physics major from Millbrook, Alabama, had the opportunity to research optics under Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gerard Mourou in France during the summer of 2019. Lirona Joshi Staff Writer What if your job this summer was hanging out in the lab with one of the best people in your field Read More

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Troy student shares study abroad experience

(CONTRIBUTED/ Rachid Bowles) Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, researching nanofibers during his internship over the summer.  Luke Brantley Variety Editor Rachid Bowles, a junior physics major from Birmingham, Alabama, gave a presentation Tuesday about his experience studying abroad at an internship in the Czech Republic over the summer. Bowles’ internship was done through Read More

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