17 receive scholarships honoring late student

Tu To Staff Writer Seventeen students were awarded the Lance Robert McLendon Scholarship for the academic year 2018-2019. Lance McLendon was a Troy accounting graduate from Birmingham in the class of 1995. He passed away in 2001 due to Crohn’s disease. According to his mother, Joan McLendon, his family decided to fund different projects including a Read More

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SPLC club coming out to campus

Tu To Staff Writer The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is bringing a collegiate club to Troy’s campus next fall. On its webpage, SPLC said the center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of society. “Using litigation, education and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works Read More

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Students say ‘lampshading’ comfortable but some find it controversial

Tu To Staff Writer Walking around campus with summer approaching, you will notice students wearing colorful, baggy T-shirts and sport shorts. This predominant fashion trend among female college students has been named “lampshading.” According to Urbandictionary.com, “lampshading” is wearing an oversized T-shirt and short athletic shorts that are hidden by the shirt, which “gives the girl Read More

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Slight decrease in parking tickets since new lot opened, police say

Tu To Staff Writer There has been a slight decrease in parking tickets given since the Trojan Center parking lot opened at the start of this semester, considering the drop of enrollment of Troy campus students. In an email sent to all students before spring semester started, Herbert Reeves, the dean of student services, said there Read More

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Sexual assault film sparks discussion

Tu To Staff Writer In hopes of educating students on sexual assault, Trojan Outreach (TO) hosted a movie screening and discussion of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary featuring real college students from universities across the United States with their personal sexual assault stories. According to the The Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll (2015), 1 in 5 Read More

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