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Trojan Art Day exposes variety of styles to middle, high school students

February 15, 2019
By Greg Phillips

For the sixth year, Alabama middle and high school students shared their talents Friday at Trojan Art Day on Troy University’s Troy Campus.

Trojan Art Day offers workshops and demonstrations led by students and faculty in the University’s Department of Art and Design.

“It’s one of the first opportunities for these students to meet the…

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Seventh Troy University Guitar Festival takes place Friday

February 14, 2019
By Greg Phillips

For the seventh year, Troy University will host its Guitar Festival on the Troy Campus on Friday.

The festival features master classes, ensemble performances and concerts throughout the day from guitarists across the Southeast.

“It’s a festival that incorporates players, amateurs and professionals, of all levels from around the region,” said Dr. Robert Gibson, Lecturer…

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Perspectives

Mitigation costs are a matter of personal value

February 14, 2019
By Daniel Sutter

Last October, Hurricane Michael slammed the Florida panhandle with 155 mile per hour (mph) winds. Mexico Beach was largely destroyed, except for one exceptional, and now much reported on, house called the Sand Palace. Does it offer a guide for building for the future?

Strengthening buildings to reduce damage from natural disasters is called mitigation,…

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