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TROY’s Department of Mathematics, women’s basketball staff team up for Mathsketball 2019

January 23, 2019
By Andy Ellis

While the connection between mathematics and basketball might not seem like a slam dunk to some, a group of seventh- and eighth-grade girls from Pike County will take a shot at learning the role math plays in sports during Mathsketball 2019 this weekend at Troy University.

The event, made possible through a grant from the…

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TROY student develops local delivery business

January 23, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Troy University student Clay Copeland remembers the day his entrepreneurial spirit was born.

He was 13 years old and eager to gain a little spending money for the summer, so he went door-to-door in his grandmother’s neighborhood asking if the residents would pay him to cut their grass.

“Within a month, I had eight yards…

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Perspectives

Is anything an accident?

January 23, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has suggested charging Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) with murder in connection with last November’s Camp Fire. The deadliest wildfire in California history, Camp killed 86 people and destroyed the town of Paradise. A cause has not been officially determined, but evidence suggests that PG&E electric transmission wires may have…

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