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Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
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Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
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Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.
Sports
Walker Crosby Wins GCAA Tournament in Augusta, GA
With Crosby’s motivation and determination, this will probably be the first of many wins to come for the budding Paladin star.

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name:
The Man Behind the Statue
summary:
Remembering Joseph Vaughn's life and legacy.
byline:
photo_caption:
photo_source:
Furman University
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Virtual Furman Engaged Leaves Students Nostalgic for Pre-COVID Times
summary:
Although Furman Engaged looked different this year, some aspects seemed oddly normal.
byline:
photo_caption:
Even with the technical issues and different format, students still enjoyed the chance to support their peers’ hard work by watching their presentations.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalweski
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Democratizing Decision-Making At Furman
summary:
Coming off the COVID-19 pandemic, we have the opportunity to bridge the gap that exists between students and the administration.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman should implement a system akin to city government.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
The Ultimate Rematch: Furman Women’s Soccer Faces Samford in the Southern Conference Tournament Final
summary:
Friday, April 16, Furman faces off against Samford in a rematch of the 2019 SoCon tournament final.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Paladins pose after their big victory over Chattanooga in the SoCon semifinal on Sunday, April 11.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 15, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Furman Fans, Are We Doing Our Best?
summary:
Furman spirit at games is lackluster — let's change that.
byline:
photo_caption:
Sporting events should be some of the most exciting venues on campus, yet they are often scarcely attended or forgotten all-together. Why?
photo_source:
Furman Football
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 15, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Paladin Football Falls Short Against Citadel in Final Game of Year
summary:
In the last game of the year, Furman's disappointing showing led to an ugly loss against the Citadel.
byline:
photo_caption:
In keeping with typical themes lately, Furman always has next year to look forward to.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 14, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Native American Representation and Recognition at Furman
summary:
Native American alumna, professor, and current student share their experiences at Furman.
byline:
photo_caption:
In Nov. 2019, President Davis formally acknowledged that Furman's campus is on Cherokee Land.
photo_source:
Furman News: Land Acknowledgement Recognizes Campus Was Originally Home To The Cherokee
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 14, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Furman's On-Campus Quarantine Services: An End-of-Semester Reflection
summary:
Many Furman students chose to quarantine on-campus, but what really happened to them in McBee?
byline:
photo_caption:
While on-campus quarantine may be the only option some students had this past year, it was not the most consistent experience.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 14, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Gospel Music: Why It Matters & How You Can Learn More
summary:
Furman University Gospel Ensemble provides community and support for African American students through the tradition of gospel music.
byline:
photo_caption:
A source of encouragement and a mode of emotional release, gospel music has captured the tears, fears, passion, and excitement of many generations of African Americans.
photo_source:
FUGE
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 13, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Dins Defeat Mercer, Setting Stage for Potential SoCon Title and NCAA Run
summary:
Lady Paladin Tennis soundly defeated Mercer in one of the last home matches of the year.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Bears failed to take a single set against the Paladins in any of the nine matches played.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 13, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Get Cultured, Food Style
summary:
Food is more than nourishment — it is a way to share a piece of our identity for all to enjoy.
byline:
photo_caption:
Right now, trying new cuisines is about as close as we can get to actual travel. So pack your bags and pick up a fork, because you’re going on a culinary adventure!
photo_source:
Umamicart
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 13, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
summary:
Furman's Title IX office sent out an email reminding students about their resources.
byline:
photo_caption:
The email included statistics, resources, and protocol the university will take, should a student become a victim.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 12, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Learning From Our Past: The Start of the Task Force on Slavery and Justice
summary:
In 2016, Marian Baker '17 argued why Furman must acknowledge its ties to slavery. Here's how her opinion changed the University forever.
byline:
photo_caption:
This photo shows Abraham Sims, an ex-slave and family servant of James C. Furman, for whom the Seeking Abraham Report is named.
photo_source:
Furman: Seeking Abraham Report
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 9, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Burnout is Here, But it Doesn't Have to Stay
summary:
Nothing is set in stone. The administration can adjust...if they so choose.
byline:
photo_caption:
Solutions are plentiful, but action is lacking. Campus needs a break, and there is only one body who can give it.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 8, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Finding Rest at the End of the Semester
summary:
It is important to recognize the value of proper rest.
byline:
photo_caption:
In the quest for that stellar resume or that near-perfect track record, we tend to forget how to simply be. 
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 8, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Men’s Soccer Southern Conference Regular Season Champions - Onto SoCon Semifinals
summary:
Furman hosts Conference Semifinals Friday after becoming regular season Southern Conference champions.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman Men’s Soccer claimed their 21st regular season title this past week after a 2-0 win at Belmont, but their fight for a 15th championship title and a bid to the NCAA tournament begins this Friday
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 7, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Let's Play GuessWho, Furman Style.
summary:
An FUmissedconnections tell-all, all in one place.
byline:
photo_caption:
FUmissedconnections represents so much more than a match-making service. It is a place for campus connection, compassion, and much needed community-building.
photo_source:
Unsplash // John Tyson
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 7, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Campus & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Amplify@Furman Presentations Feature Exciting Artist Roster
summary:
Furman's CLP series provides a unique opportunity for all students to learn about diversity through music
byline:
photo_caption:
The lessons Amplify@Furman promotes are ones every community member should take advantage of, so be sure to tune in to the last three CLP’s!
photo_source:
Dr. Omar Carmenates
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 6, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Building on Tradition- How the Dins Won the Furman Intercollegiate
summary:
For only the third time in school history, Furman won its own tournament.
byline:
photo_caption:
“We have the talent and work ethic to achieve our goals,” Coach Davidson said, and with so many players playing well and new talent coming in, Furman Men’s golf is becoming a team rooted in a winning culture.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 5, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Autism Awareness Day: A Student Perspective
summary:
Amanda Cameron '21 shares her experiences with Asperger's Syndrome, and ways Furman students could support individuals with ASD.
byline:
photo_caption:
"Individuals with ASD see our ‘abnormal’ behavior as normal, but to everyone else, it's strange."
photo_source:
Unsplash // Ross Snedden
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 2, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
A Closer Look at Socioeconomic Diversity at Furman
summary:
Although the available data can provide a general understanding of socioeconomic status, many uncertainties remain.
byline:
photo_caption:
Given the rise in tuition, it is unclear how Furman’s socioeconomic makeup will change in the upcoming year or years to come.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 2, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
DREAM Returns to Furman
summary:
SOAR is bringing back Disability Rights, Education, Activation, and Mentorship, which welcomes both students with disabilities and allies.
byline:
photo_caption:
"DREAM strongly advocates for disability culture, community, and pride," shared SOAR intern Elizabeth Palmer '21.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Furman Softball Starts Strong, Fails to Close out Lady Volunteers
summary:
Furman Softball loses to #21 Tennessee in a doubleheader.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman Softball has high hopes for their season, however their struggle to finish games has kept the Dins from winning more than six games.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Vaccinate Furman Now
summary:
The best time for a mass vaccination clinic on campus was yesterday. The second-best time is today.
byline:
photo_caption:
If we can test all students on campus in less than a week, as we did in January, we can vaccinate all students on campus in less than a week.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
So You Think You Can Paint?
summary:
FUSAB's mural contest highlighted the creatvity of Furman students
byline:
photo_caption:
Sometimes a blank canvas and zero instruction is exactly the way to watch amazing things flourish.
photo_source:
Josephine Geraghty
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
Campus & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Let's Make Our Campus Culture More Inclusive Post-COVID-19
summary:
Many clubs on campus are not equal opportunity organizations.
byline:
photo_caption:
Hopefully these groups can take what we have learned front the pandemic and adapt going forward to improve.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 31, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Women’s Lacrosse Takes Down Winthrop and Gets Much-Needed Win
summary:
Lady Paladins soundly defeated Winthrop.
byline:
photo_caption:
Strong defense and impressive offense put the Dins in command all game.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 30, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Really Furman? Parking Violations? Ticket Totalitarianism.
summary:
Parking citations are dumb.
byline:
photo_caption:
It’s time for Furman, and Furman University Police Office, to evaluate the utility of parking tickets.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 30, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
$25 Million Grant Donated to The Furman Advantage
summary:
The Duke Endowment donates $25 million to further The Furman Advantage's mission.
byline:
photo_caption:
With the newest grant, the university plans to grow the funding of internships and need-based study away programs for more students.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 30, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
The Time for Flowers: An Evening of Music with Emily Scott Robinson
summary:
Furman Alum Emily Robinson moves listeners through her online performance, reimagining the impacts of live music in a pandemic.
byline:
photo_caption:
Robinson’s concert was the perfect mix of sorrow and celebration — a mood perfect for the times.
photo_source:
Emily Scott Robinson
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 29, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
What’s Next for Furman Basketball?
summary:
The Paladin breaks down this season, next season, new recruits, and coaching for Furman Men's Hoops.
byline:
photo_caption:
If all the chips fall into place, Furman could break the 30 plus year drought for an NCAA bid, but they will have to show up and perform when it matters.
photo_source:
FUNC
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 26, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
How Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Extends the Lessons of Women's History Month past March.
summary:
Furman's Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies department expands the challenges and triumphs of women beyond Women's History Month.
byline:
photo_caption:
The continued development of the WGSS major reflects the University's continued progress towards diversity and inclusion.
photo_source:
Unsplash // Library of Congress
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 26, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Campus Sustainability Efforts: OrganiCup Partners with EcoReps for Giveaway
summary:
The partnership allows for new sustainability opportunities on campus amidst the pandemic.
byline:
photo_caption:
You can use the code FURMAN at organicup.com to get 20% off your order.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 26, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Introducing The Furman Humanities Center
summary:
A new home for student and faculty research on campus.
byline:
photo_caption:
Humanities, at its most basic, strives to answer this question: who are we and how ought we live? The Furman Humanities Center is on a quest to find out.
photo_source:
Furman Humanities Center
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 25, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
News
,
},
{
name:
Workday and the Rise of the Digital Campus
summary:
Has the digital renaissance altered the Furman experience irreversibly?
byline:
photo_caption:
Our familiar software company friend has even infiltrated the dining hall.
photo_source:
Bella Dickenson
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 25, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Women’s Soccer Lays an Early Claim to the League Title
summary:
Women's Soccer has started off the season extremely well.
byline:
photo_caption:
To round off their accolades for the week, Furman placed at No. 25 in this week’s NCAA Women’s Soccer RPI.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 24, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Tuition for Lunch: Paying Attention to Student Food Insecurity
summary:
An innovative program like Swipe Out Hunger could better safeguard campus-wide food security and promote students’ dignity.
byline:
photo_caption:
Food security is an issue on all college campuses, including at Furman.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 24, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Furman Engaged? National Survey of Student Engagement Illuminates Campus Trends
summary:
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) helps break down students' views of campus life and the classroom experience.
byline:
photo_caption:
A high response rate will enable the university to capture a fuller and more accurate picture of what student engagement looks like on our campus.
photo_source:
Isabella Quick
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Music: The Ultimate Stress Reliever
summary:
Happy? Music. Sad? Music. Angry? Music. If you didn't get it yet, the answer is always music.
byline:
photo_caption:
Whether it's a Spotify top-ten hit or a student musician strumming a guitar, music has the ability to put even the most stressed minds at ease.
photo_source:
Unsplash // C D-X
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Paladins Take Third at Schenkel Invitational, Appear Set to Continue Hot Streak at Next Week’s Furman Intercollegiate
summary:
The Paladin talks with Mac Scott after impressive showing.
byline:
photo_caption:
Freshman Mac Scott led the Paladins with a fourth-place individual finish at the Schenkel Invitational.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Furman's Canceled ESL Program: Why We Should Bring It Back
summary:
Last year, Furman discontinued its English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Here's why we should reinstate it.
byline:
photo_caption:
In reviving this program, Furman would prioritize the academic success of our entire student body - not just English-speaking students.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Well Spent: How Should Student Organizations Use Their Resources?
summary:
Student organizations should make sure their money is aligned with their missions.
byline:
photo_caption:
At the end of the day, students crave memorable, communal experiences that allow them to grow and connect with others.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
A Capella Group Nearly Goes Silent; Comes Back Stronger Instead
summary:
The Bell Tower Boys are back and better than ever.
byline:
photo_caption:
If you are interested in joining the Bell Tower Boys, contact their president at cj.waldrop@furman.edu.
photo_source:
FUNC
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Furman Soccer Gets Key Road Win to Open Southern Conference Play
summary:
The Paladin covers Men's Soccer big Southern Conference victory.
byline:
photo_caption:
A dominating offensive duo in Freshman Jake Raine and Sophomore Shaun-Chris Joash helped secure the ‘Dins first conference win but work to secure their 21st regular season championship title is just beginning.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
The Paul Scarpa Scholarships: Further Cementing the Legacy of a Legendary Paladin
summary:
A Hall of Famer in the truest sense of the term, Scarpa successfully led Furman to 853 victories over the course of his 45-year career.
byline:
photo_caption:
Paul Scarpa is the winningest NCAA Division I tennis coach of all time.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 18, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Furman Has An Address Problem
summary:
Our lack of an address makes campus harder to navigate in an emergency and puts students's lives at risk.
byline:
photo_caption:
3300 Poinsett Highway isn't enough.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 18, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Coffee Anyone?
summary:
Need a change of study-scenery? Check out some of Greenville's coolest coffee shops!
byline:
photo_caption:
Let's be honest, you can only study in your dorm room so much. These shops provide the perfect off-campus escape for getting work done — and sipping some good stuff while doing it!
photo_source:
@coffeeunderground
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 18, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Representation in SGA: Challenges, Triumphs, & Progress
summary:
This SGA executive election was especially controversial, and resulted in Furman's first Black SBP and SBVP to serve in the same term.
byline:
photo_caption:
The student vote indicates priorities, and it appears that Furman students care about diverse representation and the plans of both Marie and Washington.
photo_source:
Isabella Quick
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 17, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Students, Faculty and Staff Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines Under Phase 1b
summary:
DHEC’s Phase 1b presents a new vaccine opportunity for Furman's faculty and staff, including students employed by Furman.
byline:
photo_caption:
As vaccine appointments quickly fill up, students rush to get their COVID-19 vaccine in the Greenville area.
photo_source:
The Paladin
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
DinMen in a National Championship
summary:
Furman runners represent at NCAAs.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Paladins Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country teams headed to Stillwater, OK to compete in the National Championships on Monday.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
The Dangers of LiveSafe: Anonymity has its Costs
summary:
The time has come for Furman to reflect on LiveSafe’s usefulness and place within the community.
byline:
photo_caption:
If anonymous reporting is merely sowing seeds of discontent within the community, have its negatives come to outweigh its benefits?
photo_source:
Furman University
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 15, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Dins on a Roll, Defeats ETSU
summary:
Furman takes care of business in Johnson City.
byline:
photo_caption:
Devin Wynn slides by ETSU defense to score Furman’s first TD of the game.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 15, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
One Year of COVID-19 on Campus: Reflecting on What Really Matters
summary:
The most impactful aspects of our time in college are not the items that we list on our resumes.
byline:
photo_caption:
I cannot help but recognize that COVID-19 has helped me see even more clearly what really matters.
photo_source:
Evan Myers
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 12, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Only thing better than one game? Two! Softball Sweeps on the Road
summary:
Furman Softball defeats North Carolina A&T in a double header.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Paladins hope to continue this dominance as they face Clemson on Friday at 5 p.m. and again for a double header on Saturday at 1 p.m.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 12, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
It’s the Little Things
summary:
Now that Furman is at a place where we can lessen some COVID-19 restrictions, we can now experience some of the little things we have been lacking.
byline:
photo_caption:
As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, let’s use the outdoor spaces we have to safely put on more student events.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 11, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Coming Out: What You May Not Realize
summary:
Any queer person will tell you that you never come out just once - in every new environment, you have to come out all over again.
byline:
photo_caption:
Queer people should not be expected to come out at all, as straight or cisgender identities should not be treated as the default.
photo_source:
Unsplash // Brielle French
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 11, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
The Battle of Wavelengths and Sleep Hygiene
summary:
Feeling sleep deprived? Me too. Here’s what we can do.
byline:
photo_caption:
I’m not going to tell you to get off your phone, because that’s just not realistic. But what I can do is offer you some suggestions to make that nighttime scrolling less harmful.
photo_source:
Unsplash // Pathum Danthanarayana
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 11, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
2021 SGA Election Run-Down: Importance and Results
summary:
The 2021 SGA election provided students with a new opportunity in the wake of the referendum's passing in February.
byline:
photo_caption:
As the current executive group sunsets, the 2021 results shine a new light on diversity and inclusion in Furman's SGA.
photo_source:
Victoria Kalau
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 10, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Furman Loses in Conference Tourney. Again.
summary:
The Paladins suffered a fate all too familiar.
byline:
photo_caption:
Another year, another Southern Conference Tournament loss for Furman.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 9, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Madam C. J. Walker & Misrepresentation: A Conversation with Furman Justice Forum
summary:
Netflix's 'Self-Made' exemplifies how dramatization in media can harm the legacies of historical figures, such as Madam C. J. Walker.
byline:
photo_caption:
What started as research into Madame C. J. Walker's legacy quickly evolved into a larger study of harmful misrepresentation in media.
photo_source:
Flickr Commons
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 9, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
A Snack Truck Success Story
summary:
Furman’s Snack Truck provides more than just good eats.
byline:
photo_caption:
While we all mull over what has been lost this semester, I hope we can all agree that some things have been gained during the pandemic...tasty snacks are definitely one of those things.
photo_source:
@ snatchasnacktruck Instagram
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 9, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Campus & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Meet the Candidates for SGA President
summary:
Asha Marie and Rosie Kim answer The Paladin’s questions. Voting opens today, Mar. 8, at 9am.
byline:
photo_caption:
SGA President Candidates discuss their platforms and strategies moving into the election.
photo_source:
Price St. Clair
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 8, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
The Paladin’s SoCon Tourney Predictions
summary:
The Paladin predicts a SoCon tournament outcome.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman hasn’t won the SoCon Tournament in over 40 years and is overdue on a trip to see the NCAA Tournament. Now, it’s time for the Paladins to prove themselves.
photo_source:
SoCon
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 5, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
COVID-19 & Campus Religious Practices
summary:
COVID-19 has caused many religious groups to get creative with their worship, but many Furman organizations have risen to the challenge.
byline:
photo_caption:
Spiritual life on campus is still strong in spite of the pandemic, serving as a comforting community to many students.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 5, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Graduation Decision Signals Optimism
summary:
This move is the best Furman could have made given the circumstances.
byline:
photo_caption:
After being unceremoniously mailed their diplomas and sent on their way, the Class of 2020 will have the opportunity to return to campus for their commencement.
photo_source:
Furman News.
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 5, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
How Furman Approaches Diversity & Inclusion in its Admissions Strategy
summary:
Welcome to The Paladin's "Deep Dive,” our newsletter uncovering campus' biggest stories.
byline:
photo_caption:
Prioritizing different elements of diversity is part of a complex challenge for the Admissions Department.
photo_source:
The Paladin News
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 4, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
A Refugee’s Journey Home: Exploring Furman University’s Production of “Anon(ymous)”
summary:
What is “home,” and can we find it without ever searching for a location?
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman’s production of “Anon(ymous)” is a thought-provoking production filled with themes relevant to any student, regardless of circumstances.
photo_source:
Jeremy Flemming
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 4, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Men’s Golf Tees Off Its 2021 Season and Harper Takes Individual Win
summary:
The Paladin talks with Men's Golf a standout about the start to their season.
byline:
photo_caption:
Scoring 4-under par 212, Harper earned co-champion honors, tying for first.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 3, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
How @BlackatFurmanUni Influenced my College Decision
summary:
As a high school senior, @BlackatFurmanUni prompted me to consider whether Furman could provide the safe and inclusive community I sought.
byline:
photo_caption:
These accounts seemed not only widespread, but recent.
photo_source:
Unsplash
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 3, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
As the Pandemic Ends, Let's Keep Zoom as an Option
summary:
Furman needs to start thinking seriously about what role Zoom could play in a post-pandemic world.
byline:
photo_caption:
Zoom has been remarkably convenient.
photo_source:
PicMonkey
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 2, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
FUSAB's Budget Takes Historic Hit
summary:
As most students on campus have probably noticed, student activities look a bit different this year.
byline:
photo_caption:
Although the SGA budget runs on the surplus “use-it-or-lose-it” principle, last year’s surplus was forgiven due to unforeseen circumstances with COVID-19.
photo_source:
FUSAB
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 2, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
COVID Changed Campus Culture -- Can We Change it Back?
summary:
We’re all mad about the things we have lost, yet we’re choosing to lose the things that remain.
byline:
photo_caption:
Relationships aren’t cancelled. Laughs, though muffled by masks, don’t ring unheard. Opportunities haven’t been eradicated. However it is up to us to realize these small wins still remain.
photo_source:
Mamie Yenovkian
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 2, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
The Paladin and FUNC Join Forces and Take Journalism to the Next Level
summary:
FUNC presents its take on Celebrities Read Mean Tweets with Furman Professors Read Mean RateMyProfessor Reviews.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Paladin and FUNC are excited to bring video and media content to student journalism at Furman.
photo_source:
FUNC
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
Arts & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Furman Stumbles Against Wofford, Has Work Cut Out for Them in Conference Tourney
summary:
The Paladins have plenty of things to work on for next week's Southern Conference Tournament.
byline:
photo_caption:
Wofford has proven to be a consistent kryptonite and The Paladins will likely face the Terriers or UNCG in a final Conference Tournament game.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Why Journalism Matters
summary:
A newspaper can only function if it is read by the students it represents.
byline:
photo_caption:
In addition to shaping school policies, a school paper provides general news to its students
photo_source:
Price St. Clair
photo:
publish_on:
Mar 1, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Trash and Dash: Uniting Furman Through Trash Pick-Up
summary:
Freshman Spencer Tate introduces a new trash program that handles the dirty work for you.
byline:
photo_caption:
Tate hopes the company will grow and impact the entire Furman community next year.
photo_source:
Spencer Tate
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 26, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
A Morning with Mr. Jim
summary:
FUNC and The Paladin begin their collaboration to provide Furman students with next-level journalism and media.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman Custodial Manager Mr. Jim Benes shows a day in his life.
photo_source:
FUNC
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 26, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
The Lasting Legacy of Purim: a Jewish Story That Shapes Generations
summary:
A common sentiment of Jewish holidays is "they tried to kill us, we won, let's eat." Purim is no exception.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Jewish holiday of Purim serves as a reminder of the bravery and integrity at the core of Judaism.
photo_source:
Flickr Commons
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 25, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Miles Baker of The KNGS on Debut Album and Creating Community Through Music
summary:
Miles Baker ('24) on music, inspiration, and performing during COVID
byline:
photo_caption:
Cover for the KNGS' newest album, “Why Do You Still Love Me?”.
photo_source:
KNGS
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 25, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Campus & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Furman Women's Golf Kicks Off Season
summary:
The Paladin reviews the Lady Paladins opening tournament.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Lady Paladins will hit the course next on Mar. 1st at the Gamecock Intercollegiate in Columbia, SC.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 25, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Men's Soccer Entertains Gamecocks and Puts on Impressive Showing
summary:
Paladins host In-State Rival USC at home.
byline:
photo_caption:
Chippy competition turned its favor on the Paladins in their 3-0 season opening shutout against South Carolina.
photo_source:
Kristen Janes Photography
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 25, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Updated Season Schedule Predictions
summary:
The Paladin updates a previous data driven article on Paladin schedule predictions.
byline:
photo_caption:
Let's revisit our predictions, and see how the Dins performed with the onset of many seasons.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 24, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
SGA Update: The Referendum Passes
summary:
After the student body vote was finalized, the referendum passed and the SGA constitution was changed.
byline:
photo_caption:
The most notable change Marie petitioned for was opening candidacy for Student Body President to recognized leaders on campus.
photo_source:
Jack Buehner
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 24, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Furman in Command Against WCU; Home Opener is a Success
summary:
Furman Football begins its long anticipated return.
byline:
photo_caption:
Securing a win during their first time back on the field is quite impressive, but the team is not stopping there: they want to win a national championship.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Highway Trails and Old Friends: Exit 7 Review
summary:
Who says Furman theater can’t go on without a physical stage?
byline:
photo_caption:
Exit 7 is a story of tribulation and triumph, both on screen and off.
photo_source:
Carly Anderson
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Furman Prison Education Partnership Connects Students and Incarcerated People
summary:
Furman’s first Inside-Out course was planned to run in the Fall of 2020, but these plans were shifted by the ongoing pandemic.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman’s inaugural Inside-Out course will launch in Spring 2022 in partnership with Perry Correctional Institution.
photo_source:
Elise Dudley
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Furman Grapples with Historical Role of Slavery
summary:
Dr. Brandon Inabinet hopes to emphasize how universities acknowledging their history with racism and slavery can improve inclusion.
byline:
photo_caption:
“Truth telling about the history, who did what to whom, is the first step. Once you do that you can start to make repairs based on an accurate accounting of the past.”
photo_source:
Furman University: Slave Labor Discoveries at Furman's Downtown Campus
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Administration Intends to Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremonies For '20 and '21 Graduates
summary:
An email sent to faculty lays out intentions to host in-person commencement ceremonies.
byline:
photo_caption:
Even COVID-19 cannot overshadow the accomplishments of Furman graduates past and present.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Red, White, Blue, & Purple: "Moving the Needle" with David Trone
summary:
Trone represents Maryland's 6th district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
byline:
photo_caption:
Red, White, Blue, & Purple is The Paladin's podcast covering politics and policy from a Furman perspective.
photo_source:
The Paladin
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
President Davis Asserts "Need to Remove Barriers" with Strategic Diversity Plan
summary:
President Davis stressed the need for understanding barriers to success for underrepresented members of our community.
byline:
photo_caption:
The next few months of creating policies will require intentionality, both from community members and administrators alike.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Why We Need More South Carolina Students
summary:
Recruitment of South Carolina students is notably lacking.
byline:
photo_caption:
While finding talented students from out of state can prove to be a boon to any university, every school’s primary focus should be the development and recruitment of students from their home state.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Furman Rolls Past Samford and Gurley Notches 1,000 Points
summary:
Hunter leads the Paladins over Bulldogs.
byline:
photo_caption:
With this win, Furman showed that their bench is getting better; and the entire team is making progress in playing more as a team.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
A Poem i Wrote aboujt you
summary:
Love takes many forms — grammar notwithstanding
byline:
photo_caption:
For a love poem written in the library, obviously no dictionary was consulted
photo_source:
Furman University
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts & Culture
,
},
{
name:
The Call of the Wild
summary:
The outdoors are there — but are Furman students up for an adventure?
byline:
photo_caption:
Now is a time ripe with “can’t.” However, there are a lot of “cans” just waiting for us to go do them.
photo_source:
Lizzie Robinson
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 18, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts & Culture
,
},
{
name:
President Davis Remains "Realistically Optimistic" As Campus Cases Improve
summary:
President Davis discusses her optimism moving forward, but says that certain on-campus restrictions are in place for a reason.
byline:
photo_caption:
Student feedback is at an all time high, and the administration is happy to receive more.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 17, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
Into The Archives: Digitized Newspapers Provide Link To The Past
summary:
Although decades separate us from students of Furman’s past, the online records Furman keeps provide an incredible window into our school’s history.
byline:
photo_caption:
The first issue of The Paladin, originally called The Hornet, features a story about Furman's sports rivalry with Wofford.
photo_source:
Furman University Student Newspaper Archives
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 17, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
What We Get Wrong About Liberal Education
summary:
How can we claim to offer a liberal arts education when so few students are aware of what it is, and even fewer participate in it?
byline:
photo_caption:
Does liberal education live at Furman?
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Self-Care: It Isn’t All Bubble Baths and Mud-Masks
summary:
If there's anything Furman students need, it's a bit of TLC.
byline:
photo_caption:
At a time when it seems like everyone is stressed to the max, it is important to prioritize yourself.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 16, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Campus & Culture
,
Arts & Culture
,
},
{
name:
Furman Splits Series with SoCon Leader UNCG
summary:
Furman loses one on the road but takes a home win too.
byline:
photo_caption:
Coach Richey's team is gearing up for the conference tournament.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 15, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Furman Women's Tennis Notches Marquee Wins
summary:
Furman Women's Tennis has shocked the collegiate tennis world with three big wins.
byline:
photo_caption:
The Paladins notched their first win over a SEC rival since 2008.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Feb 12, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},