Tag Archives: Troy Public Radio

The Talk of TROY: Troy University Provides Resources to BTW after a Fire

September 4, 2018
By Taylor Walding

After a fire damaged sections of Booker T. Washington Magnet High School (BTW), Troy University stepped in to help and provide resources for the broadcast journalism students.

All of BTW’s previous broadcast journalism equipment was destroyed, so the university donated cameras, microphones, and an audio board, among other items. Donna Schubert, associate vice chancellor for marketing and…

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Medal of Honor recipient Adkins shares story in new book

July 10, 2018
By Matt Clower

Troy University alumnus Bennie Adkins, whose heroism during the Vietnam War earned him a belated Medal of Honor in 2014, is sharing his story in his own words with a new book out now.

In “A Tiger Among Us,” written with author Katie Lamar Jackson, Adkins shares the harrowing account of the vicious four-day battle…

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The Talk of TROY: Professor discusses groundbreaking tobacco discovery

July 6, 2018
By Joey Hudson

North Americans have been smoking for much longer than we originally thought, according to anthropology professor Stephen Carmody.

“Eight, nine years ago, when I started this project,” Carmody said, “the oldest evidence of tobacco use was about 2,000 years ago. We have pipes that are 5,000 years old. Maybe even older than that. So there was this pretty substantial gap.”

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