Should the university provide free tampons?

Let’s be real here for a minute - being a broke college student and having to deal with your period sucks. Not only is...

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...

Transy students are responsible for serious scholarship. Here’s why they should publish it.

This is Part 1 of a 2-Part series arguing that Transy should charter its own undergraduate research journal. Read Part 2 here. Transy students do a...

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...

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...

The lack of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus is unacceptable. Here’s why.

  I’m sure we’ve all been in that situation at one point or another: you’re going along your daily business, shopping, going to class, or...

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: 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...

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,...

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