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Students experience struggle of poverty during simulation event

November 7, 2016
By Savanah Weed

In 2016, 26.4 percent of the 33,046 residents of Pike County live below the federal poverty line, and Troy University students experienced a fraction of those struggles during a poverty simulation on Nov. 1.

According to Alabama Possible, the organization responsible for the demonstration, more than 900,000 Americans live in poverty.

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ISCO Festival puts spotlight on international culture

November 4, 2016
By Savanah Weed

Troy University is home to nearly 1,200 international students whose talents and cultures were put on display Thursday night.

The International Student Cultural Organization, ISCO, hosted its 33rd annual festival featuring musical and dance performances from students from South Korea, Nigeria, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and even the United States.

“The ISCO Festival is all…

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Tournées Film Festival brings French cinema to TROY

October 13, 2016
By Savanah Weed

The Tournées Film Festival will make its home at Troy University for the next three weeks and offer students an insight into French cinema.

The Troy University Library and the College of Communication and Fine Arts will show six films during the series, which began on Tuesday, Oct. 11, and continues through Thursday, Nov. 3.

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