On-site reflections from TROY’s trip to Italy

June 26, 2017
By Marion Givhan

Marion Givhan is on site with the Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance in Pietrasanta, Italy, as students take part in the DAP Festival.

Here we are wrapping up week one of the Danza in Arte a Pietrasanta Festival in Italy! Even a single week has required endless energy from the Troy University dance…

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Random Acts of Kindness

May 10, 2017
By Michael Orlofsky


As I grow older, I reflect on my life’s “great expectations.” I’m coming to the conclusion, based on the ontological insights of the philosopher Mick Jagger, that “you can’t always get what you want . . . but if you try sometimes, you just might find—you get what you need.”

I never amounted to…

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Five tips for a great finals week

May 3, 2017
By Janae Jordan

It’s that time again. Everyone is stressed, trying to study for finals. It can be one of the most challenging times in college. Here are five tips for a successful finals week:

Take Breaks: Finals will make or break you. You will be in the library studying or writing papers for hours. It is important to… Read More