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Furman Athletics
The National (except Furman) Pastime
Furman’s baseball program has been suspended since 2020, and it’s time to bring it back.
March 01, 2022 | By Shi Pope
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Furman Needs A Better App
It’s time for the GET app to get out.
Feb. 25, 2022 | By Price St. Clair
Caroline Kuhnert
Campus Activities Are Back...Why Are We Not Participating?
Even though campus activities are back in full swing, involvement has not caught up. Let’s enjoy college again.
Feb. 11, 2022 | By Caroline Kuhnert
FUSAB Records
We Don’t Play Like We Used To
What did I learn about social spaces from 70s-90s yearbooks? Institutional priorities shape student recreation.
Feb. 03, 2022 | By Nath Kapoor
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The Self-Defeating Nature of the New Year’s Resolution
With every new year, resolutions are set to ensure self-betterment. However, is this method of goal-setting truly effective for the college student?
Jan. 27, 2022 | By Lydia Beachum
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Furman’s Isolation Policies Are Failing Students — Here’s How
Devoid of medical or food accessibility, Furman’s current isolation protocols are blatantly thoughtless and, what’s more, dangerous.
Jan. 24, 2022 | By Grace Ryan
Isabella Quick
SGA Petition Is Misguided
The petitioners’ gestures toward a one-size-fits-all remote learning policy are a solution in search of a problem.
Jan. 21, 2022 | By Price St. Clair
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Furman Snow Initiates Campus-Wide Bonding — We Need More of That.
The all-campus snowball fight on G Field was an example of the kind of community we need to revive at Furman as we head into 2022.
Jan. 19, 2022 | By Colin Brake
Dear Furman Focused...Provide Zoom for Quarantined Students
Furman Focused must include a policy that mandates optional access to Zoom for all students in quarantine.
Jan. 09, 2022 | By Scotty Bryan
Require Boosters. Abandon Masks.
The future of Furman’s pandemic policy.
Dec. 14, 2021 | By Price St. Clair
Winter Break Housing Insecurity is Real: Hear My Story
Our housing policies lack clarity and intention for those needing somewhere to stay over the break. It’s time to change them.
Dec. 11, 2021 | By Kerry Black
Trying to Have a Wheelie Good Time Biking at Furman?
The kicker is that objectively, the commute to class on a bike is usually quicker than driving.
Dec. 06, 2021 | By Caroline Kuhnert
The Sophomore Slump: Why It Exists and What to Do
The only thing more contagious than the “frat flu.”
Nov. 29, 2021 | By Colin Brake
University Policy is Stifling Intellectual Curiosity
The current policy goes against a core tenant of the GER program.
Nov. 12, 2021 | By Jack Buehner
The Changing Role of Fraternities
Furman’s frats are in a unique position to redefine masculinity.
Nov. 11, 2021 | By Jonathan McKinney
Faith Over Fear: CLP Series Highlights Violence Against Women
The series aims to ease the widespread fear victims of domestic continue to face and give them faith that the system can and will act for them — not against them.
Nov. 04, 2021 | By Erica Daly
Furman: Let Us Pass-Fail GERs
Not providing students with the safety net of being able to pass-fail a GER is damaging and can lead to unnecessary stress and feelings of unworthiness.
Oct. 28, 2021 | By Catherine Davis
Bring Back the Newspapers
The purple newspaper boxes remain stubbornly vacant. They’re worth re-stocking for several reasons.
Oct. 19, 2021 | By Josh Woodfin
Where Did Zoom Go?
Students that contract COVID-19 should still be able to attend class remotely.
Oct. 06, 2021 | By Colin Brake
Yikked Up at FU
The Yak is back, but do the cons outweigh the pros?
Oct. 04, 2021 | By Jonathan McKinney
Furman’s Social Renewal
With the lifting of limitations and the full reopening of buildings on campus, Furman has seen a marked renewal in its social scene.
Sept. 21, 2021 | By Bella Dickenson
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