Drew Washington



diversity matters
More Than a Statue: The Light of Vaughn’s Legacy
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.
April 22, 2021 | By Drew Washington
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What Biden’s Presidency Means for Diversity and Inclusion at Furman
Biden’s presidency presents an opportunity for Furman students to set their divisions aside and come together as a community.
Feb. 04, 2021 | By Drew Washington
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What this Fraud Means for Furman’s Diversity Effort
Dr. Sharp’s actions are harmful, but they do not need to define our future.
Nov. 10, 2020 | By Drew Washington
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Mosaic: The Force Behind Furman’s Pursuit of Diversity
Mosaic is a team that works in conjunction with the Admissions office with the goal of bringing in diverse classes of students to Furman.
Oct. 28, 2020 | By Drew Washington
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A Beacon of Hope: Reckoning at Furman
Vaughn has now made history at Furman twice: he desegregated Furman’s student body in 1965 and now, he will become the first statue built in honor of a black student.
Oct. 12, 2020 | By Drew Washington and Austin Green
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Black Women Bear the Heaviest Burden: They Deserve Our Admiration and Respect
The Furman community is so close and interconnected, we should all make an effort to understand individuals for who they are and not judge them based on what we think we know.
Oct. 09, 2020 | By Drew Washington
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The Voice of The Black Athlete: Silent No More
If Americans, and Furman fans, are so willing to watch athletes play on Saturdays, they should also be willing to listen to and respect their views and ideas.
Sept. 09, 2020 | By Drew Washington
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Is Divine Nine the Key to Increasing Diversity at Furman?
Black Greek life at Furman will provide a breath of fresh air, one that is desperately needed now more than ever.
Aug. 23, 2020 | By Drew Washington
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