Under the Gun: Guest Columnist Rachel Young on guns and our sense of normalcy

Content Warning: 2017 Attack at Transy Last April, I was present during an attack on Transylvania’s campus. While I have mostly recovered from the trauma...

Louisville’s wrongs are nothing new in college sports

When the news broke on September 26th that there was an ongoing FBI investigation revolving around payments made to recruits, their families, and to...

Here’s what an obscure Czech dissident can teach Transy.

Václav Havel is not a widely known figure in the West. The Czech playwright, dissident, political activist, and eventual first democratically elected President of...

Under the Gun: Here’s what I think about when I think about guns.

I remember the first time I thought I was going to be shot. I had come to school late that day, so I didn’t...

Now is the time for liberals to organize

Late Tuesday night, Donald Trump won the election to become the 45th president of the United States. In doing so, panic cascaded throughout many...

Here´s why you should take a class with no papers and no tests.

In the season of planning for the 2017-2018 school year, students should consider a course called Further Engagements (FE). It was the most unconventional...

Column: “On The Table” and Productive Communication

On The Table came into existence thanks to the effort the Chicago Community Foundation put forth to bring people to the table to talk...

Review: ‘Anon(ymous)’ is worth a watch, yet ‘whitewashed’

The worst thing that theatre can be is boring. By any stretch of the imagination, the Transy production of Naomi Iizuka’s Anonymous is not...

Ethical Considerations, Long-Distance Edition

Welcome to Ethical Considerations, our biweekly column dedicated to answering your questions with an informed ethical perspective. Columnist William Easley walks through the obligations,...

Column: Stress, Student Life, and Backpacks

I felt animosity growing within me every time I put the key in the ignition or hopped on my bike to begin my short...