• TUUNA celebrates UN Day Oct. 24

    TUUNA celebrates UN Day Oct. 24

    David Neri, Campus Life Editor

    October 30, 2014

    On Thursday, Oct. 23, a number of students gathered in the campus center for a roundtable discussion on issues of gender equality sponsored by the Transylvania University United Nations Associations (TUUNA). The group focused its attention on critiquing the speech given by Emma Watson, a United Nations... READ MORE »»

    Members of TUUNA (Transylvania University Student United Nations Organization) hosted a reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in multiple languages. Pictured left to right are senior Jen Schaefer, distinguished flag holder; Director of the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship Eduardo Nino-Moreno, who read in Spanish; first-year Sibei Lin, who read in Chinese; Assistant Director of the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship Bogdan Pater, who read in Polish; senior Rachel Smith, president of TUUNA; Associate Director of Spanish Jeremy Paden, who read in Spanish; senior Kris Smoot, who read in Portuguese; sophomore Ben Miller, who read in German; junior Kelsey Bolger, who read in Japanese; TUSGA President Tyler Baker, who read in English; Associate Professor of Spanish and French Simonetta Cochis, who read in Italian; sophomore Benita Nzamuye, who read in French; and Software Training & Technology Support Coordinator Paul Dimayuga, who read in Tagalog.

    Sarah Allison

  • Pumpkinmania 2014 declared huge success

    Pumpkinmania 2014 declared huge success

    October 30, 2014

    Transylvania Student Art League member senior Hanna Leatherman paints a young patron’s face at Pumpkinmania, which was held on Old Morrison lawn on Monday, Oct. 27. The Art League members dressed as famous artists to attend the event, with Leatherman wearing a Frida Kahlo costume and fellow member and senior Erin Burns dressed as Andy Warhol. Pumpkinmania was full of booths with candy and activities, and admission to the event was free. The culmination of the evening, as has become tradition, was the lighting of the pumpkins, which now sit on the steps of Old Morrison.

    Sarah Allison

  • Multiple members quit women’s soccer team

    Multiple members quit women’s soccer team

    Madison Crader, Sports Editor

    October 29, 2014

    In a season most coaches call a “rebuilding year,” the Transylvania women’s soccer team has faced much adversity. The season was originally going to be difficult for the team due to the large amount of senior team members that graduated last year. However, their situation worsened when disagreements... READ MORE »»

    Sophmore Hunter Alexa Grace jumps for a header in the women’s soccer team’s game against Bluffton this past Saturday. The team won this game 8-4.

  • Carnegie Center promotes literature, art, music

    Carnegie Center promotes literature, art, music

    Megan Graft, Staff Writer

    October 29, 2014

    When most Transy students think of the Carnegie Center, they associate it with tutoring. What most students don’t know is that the Carnegie Center is also a flourishing hub of creativity and artistry. “We acknowledge that literature is an art form, and a lot of people kind of tend to think of literary... READ MORE »»

    The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning is open Mon.--Thurs. 11:30 a.m.--7:30p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.--5p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.--2 p.m.

    Megan Graft

  • Carrick plays host to mayoral debate

    Carrick plays host to mayoral debate

    Madison Crader, Sports Editor

    October 23, 2014

    Approximately one month before the election date, Lexington mayoral candidates Anthany Beatty, former police chief, and incumbent Jim Gray voiced their opinions and plans for Kentucky’s future. The event was relatively calm as both candidates presented their ideals to the students and faculty of Transylvania,... READ MORE »»

    Mayoral candidates Anthany Beatty, former Lexington police chief, and incumbent Jim Gray battled it out recently in Carrick Theater as one of their few public, one-on-one debates. The debate was broadcast live and was streamed to the web in real time. Questions for the debate came both from Lexington Forum and from the Transylvania student body.

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LaCour nails YA same-sex romance

Ameka Menes, Etc. Editor

Nina LaCour’s third novel, “Everything Leads to You,” debuted in May of this year while I was chilling in Budapest reading “The Diplomatic Corpse” by British author...  Read More »

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The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning is open Mon.--Thurs. 11:30 a.m.--7:30p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.--5p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m.--2 p.m.

Carnegie Center promotes literature, art, music

October 29, 2014

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Sporty romance, slow reading make for ‘Hooked’

October 8, 2014

The “Theater House” is on North Upper Street and is a university-owned residence which students can apply to live in for the school year.

Theater house promotes community of creativity

October 2, 2014

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Introducing Sproull

Sarah Sproull, Contributing Writer

Our newest contributor will revive poetry for the Etcetera...  Read More »

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Question Story

Ethan Goodrum, Staff Writer

Editor’s note: This week’s prompt was simple: write...  Read More »

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Flash fiction: You Call This Archeology

September 18, 2014

The Eternity Engine: The Final Chapter

May 8, 2014

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P.S. Nevermind

May 8, 2014

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Cheers and Jeers

Jesse Johnson, Opinion Editor

Alright guys, I have not had the adequate amount of energy to create some quality cheers and jeers this week, and luckily I could fill space with politcal stuff (which is...  Read More »

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TUUNA celebrates UN Day Oct. 24

TUUNA celebrates UN Day Oct. 24

David Neri, Campus Life Editor

On Thursday, Oct. 23, a number of students gathered in the campus center for a roundtable discussion on issues of gender equality sponsored by the Transylvania University...  Read More »

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Bellas Culturas shares Latino culture with campus

October 30, 2014

Students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding community gathered around the steps of Old Morision at 7 P.M. on Monday Oct. 27, for the lighting of the pumpkins. Student organizations also set up booths, handing out candy to young trick-or-treaters. The pumpkins will remain on Old Morison through Friday, Oct. 31.

Community gathers for Pumpkinmania

October 29, 2014

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Transylvania students rally for team Torsie

October 23, 2014

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