Perspectives

Robocalls make cell users fear answering the phone

June 19, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

AMillions of Americans fear answering their phone due to a plague of billions of robocalls. These calls have made a mockery of the national Do Not Call Registry and touch on several public policy questions.

We had seemingly ended the problem of unwanted telemarketing calls. Congress authorized the Do Not Call Registry in 2003 after…

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TROY Master’s at Work helps professionals achieve goals

June 11, 2019
By Erika Barnes Ford

Returning to school at nearly 50 years of age has been more taxing than I originally anticipated, TROY Master’s at Work MPA Program has exceeded my expectations. It’s the perfect complement to aid me in achieving my professional goals. The structure—in-person lectures and online classes—has helped me have a more productive experience.

I began my…

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It Came from the Archives: The Weems Family

June 5, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

This 1941 photograph shows the first two graduates of the new 12th grade curriculum offered at Columbia High School in Columbia, Alabama, Mabel Weems (16) and Euffie Weems (18). The story of both their family and their journey to complete 12th grade is worth knowing.

The African American side of the Weems Family of Columbia,…

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