University to decrease aid, raise tuition to balance budget

Over the past two weeks, Vice President for Finance and Business Marc Mathews and Associate Vice President and Director of Human Resources Jeff Mudrak...

Sexual assault survey results parallel national numbers

The results of a campus climate survey on sexual misconduct conducted at the end of the 2016 winter term have been released. They reveal...

Work study positions, hours reduced

As of July 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Lexington began an incremental increase, starting at $8.20 and ending at $10.10 an hour by...

Students answer personal safety with technology

Personal safety is a particular concern for college students. Resources like Green Dot, Title IX and on-campus counseling are all entirely dedicated to addressing...

New Caf manager resigns, interims fill in

On Aug. 31, the hiring of Susan Seiller to the position of Sodexo general manager and subsequently the replacement of previous general manager Amanda...

Transy’s endowment, explained

If someone says the word “endowment,” many people would probably just scratch their heads in confusion as to what exactly that refers. But the...

‘Fighting the good fight:’ a profile of Pi Kappa Alpha

As Pike members Dustin Kiser, William Easley and Ethan Franklin relaxed in their “sanctuary,” Michael Maggard played an acoustic rendition of “Get Low,” which...

‘A sense of camaraderie:’ a look at Phi Kappa Tau

Almost every day in the Raf, a group of Phi Kappa Tau members will gather at multiple tables beside each other to eat, hang...

DPS increases diversity with hiring of new officer

Transylvania’s student body is becoming increasingly racially diverse. This raises questions about what changes must be made in order to create a faculty and...

‘An instant support system:’ a profile of Phi Mu

Last Thursday, a handful of girls from Phi Mu gathered together in the Caf for lunch. Sophomore Sarah Teasdale initiated conversation with a story...