How Furman Can Spearhead a Climate Solution
In order to address our global ecological crisis, Furman must democratize its Climate Action Plan and other sustainability-related decisions.
How to Honor Indigenous Communities at Furman
Furman students and faculty should engage in the newly expanded Native American Heritage Month events on campus which will offer unique opportunities for cultural enrichment.
Personal Style: A Bonding Opportunity or Force for Social Fragmentation?
By using clothing as a way to understand those around us, we risk alienating ourselves from potential friendships.
How to Break Your Social Media Addiction
With focused effort, a clear motivation, and a good understanding of your habits, quitting social media is possible.
We Need to Rethink The Freshman Fifteen
The myth of the Freshman Fifteen negatively contributes to a toxic culture of fear and shame surrounding weight gain.
Romanticizing Academics is Romanticizing Hustle Culture
Aestheticizing academia encourages students to measure themselves against unachievable standards of productivity.
The Cost of Greener Grass
Campus lawns are receiving a makeover, but is it worth the environmental cost?
Furman’s Lack of Transportation Hinders Student Involvement
With a high number of off-campus events and commitments, Furman lacks adequate transportation services for those without cars.
Make CLPs More Accessible
CLPs should be recorded and offered at alternative times when possible in order to ensure that all students can benefit from these opportunities for learning and discourse.
Is a Non-Partisan Political CLP Even Possible?
The Riley Institute’s StraightTalk series raises questions about the notion of civil discourse and the current political climate.
It’s Not Over Yet: Bring Baseball Back to Furman
Here’s what I learned about Furman Baseball after starting a petition and campaign to bring the program back.
Alpha Phi Omega: An Alternative Greek Community
Traditional Greek life certainly isn’t for everyone, but other organizations on campus can provide a similar sense of community — without the high price tag and social exclusivity.
Why YDSA’s Protest Against Raffensperger Was Misguided
The YDSA protest against Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger lacked clear messaging and fundamentally misunderstood the purpose of the CLP.
A Moderated Tocqueville Center: On Keeping Organizations Responsible
New leadership at the Tocqueville Center promises a return to its original mission: fair and balanced political discourse.
Don’t Blame Barbie: A Response to the “Unpacking Barbie” CLP
The long-awaited CLP was overly critical of a film that has reignited conversations about misogyny and the patriarchy.
The Problem With Passive Consumption
Watching Tik Tok and reels comes with consequences beyond wasted time. College students should make active choices about their consumption to live intentionally during these crucial years.
We Need More Events Like BMOC
A beloved event put on by Zeta Tau Alpha to support breast cancer awareness.
The Danger of Social Media Trends
Consider how you engage with your social media content before it gets out of hand. Let’s spread positivity, not negativity.
The Dining Hall Is More Than Just About Eating
A space to spend quality time with friends and make wonderful memories.
ChatGPT & M3gan Invite Us to Probe Our Values
AI bots offering an escape from struggle indicate how growing up insists on struggle.
How the Tocqueville Program Makes Furman a Worse Place
“The Tocqueville Program is an intellectual community devoted to seeking the truth about the moral and philosophic questions at the heart of political life.” Prior to Dr. Scott Yenor’s invitation, though, students raise questions about the program’s values.