Tag Archives: Journalism

Does free speech offend you? Speak out!

October 13, 2017
By Steve Stewart

A nationwide furor over professional athletes’ protesting during the national anthem coincided with a couple of events on Troy University’s main campus: the library’s Banned Books Week and a futile effort by some individuals to suppress a story in the student newspaper by stealing papers.

President Donald Trump ignited the anthem controversy during a political…

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J-Day brings hundreds of high school journalists to TROY

September 15, 2017
By Tori Bedsole

Almost 500 high school students from 27 high schools around the state flooded TROY’s campus on Thursday, Sept. 14, to attend the Hall School of Journalism and Communication’s annual J-Day.

“This is one of the largest J-Days ever,” Director of the Hall School of Journalism Jeff Spurlock said as he welcomed the students. “If you…

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Civil rights lawyer Morris Dees will speak at Troy University on March 22

March 8, 2017

Morris Dees, co-founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will speak March 22 during Troy University’s annual journalism symposium.

The public is invited to the event at 10 a.m. in the ballroom of the Trojan Center on the university’s Troy Campus. Admission is free.

Dees’ topic will be “With Justice for…

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