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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:
It's Time For A New Paladin Promise
summary:
Why Furman should require the COVID-19 vaccine.
byline:
photo_caption:
The administration should promise that campus will fully reopen. No more mask mandate. No more social distancing.
photo_source:
iStock
photo:
publish_on:
May 10, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
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name:
Furman Looks to the Future with Gender-Neutral Housing
summary:
Conversations have begun between student groups and President Davis about gender-neutral housing options for students.
byline:
photo_caption:
"If Furman truly wants to prepare its students for life outside of the university, the residence arrangements on campus should more closely mimic what students could choose if they were given the option to life off campus."
photo_source:
Furman Housing and Residence Life
photo:
publish_on:
May 5, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
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},
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name:
Congratulations to The Paladin's Photography Contest Winners
summary:
Thank you to all who submitted their photos!
byline:
photo_caption:
The Paladin received over 60 submissions for its first annual photography contest.
photo_source:
Unsplash // ShareGrid
photo:
publish_on:
May 2, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
Scouting Report for the New Men’s Basketball Class
summary:
The Paladin breaks down Furman Hoops' New Freshmen Recruits.
byline:
photo_caption:
After looking at the clear athleticism and past success from these recruits, Furman fans should be very excited for the upcoming season.
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 28, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
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name:
Vaccine Clinic Deemed a Success
summary:
According to Dr. John Wheeler, roughly 10% of the student population was vaccinated at the Apr. 17 clinic event.
byline:
photo_caption:
Furman has been able to safely operate in the Purple Phase on campus for over 4 consecutive weeks.
photo_source:
Unsplash // Macau
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 26, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
A Rather Unusual Year: A Freshman Perspective
summary:
The class of 2024 will have the unique experience of gradually discovering what real college life is like.
byline:
photo_caption:
Current freshmen have a lot to look forward to.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Silent With a Purpose: Quiet Activism on Campus
summary:
The Day of Silence is a national student-led demonstration to protect the discrimination and harassment faced by LGBTQ students schools.
byline:
photo_caption:
Every year, on a chosen day of April, students across the nation spend a day in silence.
photo_source:
Unsplash // Kristina Flour
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Adapt and Overcome: President Davis Has "No Regrets" When Reflecting on 2020-2021 School Year
summary:
Furman remains "dedicated to student success" as the Spring semester reaches its end.
byline:
photo_caption:
Davis noted that campus efforts prove that “we rose to the occasion,” to make the most out of what we had.
photo_source:
Furman News
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
More Than a Statue: The Light of Vaughn's Legacy
summary:
The Joseph Vaughn Plaza serves as a reminder that I am capable of succeeding in an environment in which I am different, just as Vaughn did.
byline:
photo_caption:
The placement of the plaza at the center of campus serves as a symbol to students of color on Furman's campus.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
name:
Furman Golf With Strong Showings at Southern Conference Championships
summary:
Furman Men's and Women's Golf showed off strong inidividual and team performances at the Southern Conference Championship Tournaments.
byline:
photo_caption:
Junior Sarah-Eve Rhéaume finished the tournament at -4 and secured a Conference Individual Championship!
photo_source:
Furman Athletics
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
,
},
{
name:
Plans in Place to Publish 120th Volume of Bonhomie
summary:
Although Furman missed its beloved yearbook last year, a new volume of Bonhomie is in the works.
byline:
photo_caption:
After it was first published in 1901, Bonhomie had not missed a year of publication, that is until the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
photo_source:
Lauren Krotz
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 21, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
News
,
},
{
name:
A Look At Furman’s Mental Health Crisis
summary:
Mental health is deeper than the occasional one-day break. Here is what we can do about it.
byline:
photo_caption:
The administration’s offers of mental health days and a CLP on burnout have not helped to lift students’ spirits thus far.
photo_source:
Furman University
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 21, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Furman Versus Productivity: The Effects of Social Media on Mental Stamina
summary:
Can Furman help combat the negative effects of social media?
byline:
photo_caption:
We all do it…the dreaded scroll. Next time you pick up your phone to hop on Instagram or Snapchat, ask yourself “How will this make me feel?” I bet the answer will surprise you.
photo_source:
Unsplash // Alexander Shatov
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 20, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
,
},
{
name:
A Meditation On Memory and Memorials
summary:
Furman’s honorific installations should bring life and love and beauty to campus through the memory of those whose names are inscribed upon them.
byline:
photo_caption:
Even the prominent white stone slabs demarcating Timmons Promenade appear forgotten about, streaked with dirt and grime, not upkept as often as they ought to be.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Opinion
,
},
{
name:
Innovative Assistive Resources on Campus
summary:
SOAR works to create an accommodative environment on campus by removing barriers. Here are some of their innovations:
byline:
photo_caption:
SOAR utilizes different campus resources, such as the facilities department, to meet student-specific accommodative needs.
photo_source:
Owen Kowalewski
photo:
publish_on:
Apr 19, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
,
},
{
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:
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News
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{
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
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publish_on:
Mar 23, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Arts
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},
{
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
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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
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publish_on:
Mar 22, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Diversity Matters
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},
{
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
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publish_on:
Mar 19, 2021
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tags:
Sports
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},
{
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
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publish_on:
Mar 18, 2021
featured_slot:
tags:
Sports
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},
{
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
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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
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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
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},
{
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
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},
{
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
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},
{
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
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},
{
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
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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
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tags:
News
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},
{
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
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},
{
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
,
},