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...

Transy isn’t using its biggest educational resource: students. Here’s how it can.

Transy likes to brag that its students are educated in the liberal arts tradition. Realistically, this means that Transy students receive an extraordinarily broad...

Thanksgiving as a vegetarian: can I eat that?

The American Thanksgiving holiday is incredibly similar for most families. Wake up and head to whichever room of the house has a television. Sit...

Engaging with different perspectives is a good thing. Here’s why.

Before coming to Transy, one of the most personally exciting parts of move-in was discovering who my roommate would be. I distinctly remember calling...

Despite comments, Trump must be endured for sake of Supreme Court

Donald Trump’s statements about women are indefensible, inexcusable, and disgusting. They are demeaning to women, perpetuate the culture of sexual assault and violence towards...

Hillary Clinton deserves recognition

I've got to be honest with you. It took me a long time to get to a point where I was comfortable writing a...

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...

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...

Learning Good: Community and the Individual

Most of the time when someone thinks about making the correct decision, there is some thought about whether it is right or wrong. This...

We have an obligation to raise the minimum wage. Here’s why.

Each day, people around the nation will go to work. They will worry about how to pay their rent, where to find their next...