The Talk of Troy

The Talk of Troy is voices and sounds from the campuses of Troy University. Each week we bring you sound rich stories and fresh ideas from the heart of the Trojan community.

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Friday Apr 26, 2024

Troy University’s new gymnastics team is already springing to great heights. After just one year of competing, the squad of life-long gymnasts and first-timers.... have become champions! Producer Emily Mosier jumps in.And, in 1987, Stephan Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods debuted to much critical and commercial acclaim. Now, a new production takes center stage at Troy University, as Producer Brendan Bryan reports.

Tuesday Apr 02, 2024

A clarinet professor at Troy University is working to bring the instrument the respect it deserves through Clarinet Day. Producer Jack Anderson has the story.And, over Spring Break, Troy University fraternity Alpha Tau Omega recently held their annual charity event Walk Hard. That’s a 128.3-mile trek across two states! Producer Chris Ahlf reports.

Monday Mar 25, 2024

Comedians don’t usually headline the International Arts Center, but currently there’s an exhibit on display that might make you think they do.The artist, Winfred Hawkins, blends dark humor with digital art and works on canvas. TROY Public Radio’s Chris Ahlf paints the full picture.And, bird is the word this week! Thanks to restoration efforts at the arboretum, more than eight miles of trails have been cleared out, an outdoor classroom has been installed, and two new bridges have been built. And that’s just pecking the surface, as Producer Brendan Bryan reports.

Monday Mar 25, 2024

Producer Chris Ahlf sits down with Winfred Hawkins, the artist behind the new exhibition, "Comedian". It earns its title by balancing dark humor with social commentary.

Friday Mar 08, 2024

This week, we'll check in with Troy University's student journalists, who recently visited Selma to cover the 59th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. We'll also find out how TROY celebrated International Women's Day.

Friday Mar 01, 2024

Last weekend, Troy University hosted the Southeastern Journalism Conference, or SEJC. And, former Troy Public Radio producers won awards!Also, the main campus library has hosted the English Honor Society's annual African American read-in.

Thursday Feb 22, 2024

TROY Public Radio recently launched two new podcasts, and this week, we’re taking you behind the scenes of both.

Friday Feb 16, 2024

Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is staging its first narrative dance show in several years: Chaos, the story of how it all began. This is specifically the version from Greek myth. But, there’s a modern twist. Producer Chris Ahlf has the tale.And a new Miss Troy University has been crowned. The competition is about more than just looks; it opens opportunities for contestants, as Producer Ariyid Hightower reports.

Friday Feb 09, 2024

Troy University recently held its annual leadership conference dedicated to the late Civil Rights Legend John Lewis. The goal is to encourage people from different cultural backgrounds to collaborate and get into good trouble, as Producer Ariyid Hightower reports.And last week, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visited Lockheed Martin’s weapons manufacturing plant in TROY, almost two years after the War in Ukraine began. And Troy University journalism students were on the scene, as Producer Brendan Bryan tells us.

Friday Feb 02, 2024

Producer Chris Ahlf reports on a generous donation presented by Neil Patrick Harris and Ira Glass.And shoreline erosion means the Pointe-au-Chene tribe is losing land... but two Troy University professors have joined a team creating a solution. Producer Brendan Bryan reports.

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