Trojan Times

“Tone-Deaf” Pepsi Commercial Fizzles Out After Backlash

Shelby Haygood

April 18, 2017

By Mary Conner [email protected] Maybe the struggle of every Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement supporter, feminist, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) ally, etc. could be over if they only brough...

Standing Up with Standing Rock; The Fight to Preserve Culture


March 16, 2017

Mary Conner [email protected] Since April of 2016, Energy Transfer Partners, a natural gas and propane company, has attempted to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) which they propose will transport hundreds of ...

The reputation of access media in the hands of the public


February 14, 2017

By Mary Conner [email protected] When it comes to news, information is at the hands of journalists looking to pro- vide truth to the open eyes and ears of the public. “Fake news” has become a topic o...

Christmas and Trump: A Time for Change


December 15, 2016

By Mary Connor [email protected] We all know the dread felt when the task of meeting up with certain families for holiday dinners is put on our heads. Once you arrive, everything is sunshine and rainbows until ...

A new era of privacy; Apple and FBI clash on encryption


March 9, 2016

By Jannah Kalai [email protected] The Dec. 2, 2015 mass shooting on the San Bernardino Department of Public Health training event and holiday party heightened waves of xenophobia throughout western Europe and the United...

Religious persecution is alive and well; different religions have different privilege


September 29, 2015

By Risa Askerooth [email protected] The religious divide in the U.S. has never entirely been bridged. Even with the separation of church and state and a new push for tolerance, there is still a stigma surrounding ...

#DontJudgeChallenge gives beauty a bad name


September 1, 2015

By Risa Askerooth [email protected] There can be something said for reserving judgement for personality instead of appearance. This message, the goal of the #DontJudgeChallenge campaign, which has flooded Instagram, ...

Letter from the editor


September 1, 2015

By Risa Askerooth [email protected] Looking back at my freshman year, I was so scared of everything to come. I had so little faith in myself when I first started here in 2012, thinking that I wasn’t capable enoug...

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