The Talk of Troy
“The Yellowhammer Film Fest and The Final Trojan Minute” - July 23rd, 2021

“The Yellowhammer Film Fest and The Final Trojan Minute” - July 23rd, 2021

July 23, 2021

As Host Marissa Lacey reports, Troy University is cosponsoring the first Yellowhammer Film Fest, inviting high school and college students to create and watch films in a virtual celebration.
And, in the final installment of The Trojan Minute, Troy University’s Kate Price-Howard, Assistant Professor of Hospitality, Sport, and Tourism Management, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic affected theme parks and other resorts.

“‘America’s Original Sin’ and The Trojan Minute” - July 16th, 2021

“‘America’s Original Sin’ and The Trojan Minute” - July 16th, 2021

July 16, 2021

"America’s Original Sin" is Willie Little's new art exhibit tackling the subject of slavery in the United States and issues of social justice. And as Host Marissa Lacey reports, it is currently on display at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery.
And, in this week's Trojan Minute, we hear from Govind Menon, who studies intense jets of radiation and particles that form in supermassive black holes.

“Flex Classes & The Trojan Minute” - July 9th, 2021

“Flex Classes & The Trojan Minute” - July 9th, 2021

July 9, 2021

As Host Marissa Lacey reports, Troy University has announced a new class format that will allow students to choose, week by week, whether to attend class face to face or online.
And is there a way to fully document what life was like in 2020 once the COVID-19 pandemic started? TROY Historian and Archivist Marty Oliff answers that question on this week's Trojan Minute!

“The Trojan Minute & Staging Tinyard Hill as a Radio Play” - July 2nd, 2021

“The Trojan Minute & Staging Tinyard Hill as a Radio Play” - July 2nd, 2021

July 2, 2021

As Host Marissa Lacey reports, Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance has found a new way to perform, for one of the largest audiences it has ever had. Tinyard Hill is airing on TROY Public Radio on-air and online!
And, we hear the newest installment of Trojan Minute. This time, political science professor Alexis Henshaw talks about her research into the role gender has on the global peacemaking process.