Tag Archives: Politics

TROY students attend conference call with Madeleine Albright

October 16, 2018
By Greg Phillips

A group of Troy University students recently listened to and conversed with a groundbreaking U.S. diplomat.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who served under President Bill Clinton, spoke to a select nationwide audience on a conference call last month sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations.

About 10 students, many from Dr. Michael Slobodchikoff’s…

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Historian Flynt discusses Alabama’s strengths, failings

September 28, 2018
By Greg Phillips

According to a renowned Alabama historian, the state should be proud of its literature, its art and its football, but should be ashamed of its politics.

Renowned historian Dr. Wayne Flynt outlined those points while discussing the state’s cultural heritage, both good and bad, during a two-hour presentation Thursday evening at Troy University’s Dothan Campus.

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Alabama gets a ‘free lunch’

August 29, 2018
By Daniel Sutter

Several dozen Alabama school districts are offering free lunches to all students this year.  Economists have long claimed that “There’s no such thing as a free lunch!”  Although I don’t think that Alabama schools have proven economists wrong, this case illustrates a challenge of limiting government.

School systems offering free lunches this year, according to…

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