Transylvania University has expanded its Rafskeller Grill area to accommodate campus dining needs during the construction of a new, $29.6 million Campus Center. The renovated dining space, which opened this week as students returned for the beginning of winter term, provides more seating than the previous facility in Forrer Hall. The 60-year-old residence hall will…
Over winter break, Transylvania not only reduces its environmental footprint, but also saves money on utility bills—to the tune of more than $400,000 since the shutdowns started seven years ago.
A low silt fence between Transylvania University’s Forrer Hall and North Broadway is a small sign of big changes to come. Installed at the beginning of winter break, the fence will stop soil runoff as crews take down the 60-year-old residence hall to make way for a new $29.6 million Campus Center, which will feature…
Any gift of $25 or more made between Dec. 18 and the end of the year — Dec. 31 — will get your name put in a drawing to be the new Raf sign owner.
Next up for Transylvania’s speech and debate team is a home tournament on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The long season will wrap up right after spring break with nationals at Hofstra University in New York.
Transy’s Pokémon Go trainers are community of students, faculty and staff from a wide variety of organizations, different backgrounds, different majors, introverts and extroverts.
Each year at Transylvania, students spend Halloween night in a tomb. Although the experience is sometimes chilly and oftentimes creepy, students actually compete with each other for the honor, which is said to appease the spirit of the deceased—Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, a professor who cursed the school back in the 1800s.
Transylvania is always looking for ways to be more environmentally and fiscally responsible on campus.