Opinions

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
Earlier DH Opening Was the Right Call
Hours still need to be more transparent and consistent.
Sept. 13, 2021 | By Jonathan McKinney
Freshmen, You Don’t Have to Have it Figured Out
It takes months to get your bearings on a college campus, not two weeks.
Sept. 10, 2021 | By Colin Brake
Addressing Ableism in the Classroom
For neurodivergent students, the customary system of grading can provide a great struggle.
Sept. 02, 2021 | By Catherine Davis
It’s Time to Go All-In on Vaccines
If someone without a valid medical or religious reason to forgo the MMR vaccine refused to get the shot, they would not be allowed to enroll as a student at Furman. The same should be true when it comes to COVID-19.
Aug. 24, 2021 | By Price St. Clair
It’s Time For A New Paladin Promise
Why Furman should require the COVID-19 vaccine.
May 10, 2021 | By Price St. Clair
A Rather Unusual Year: A Freshman Perspective
The class of 2024 will have the unique experience of gradually discovering what real college life is like.
April 23, 2021 | By Bella Dickenson
A Look At Furman’s Mental Health Crisis
Mental health is deeper than the occasional one-day break. Here is what we can do about it.
April 21, 2021 | By Colin Brake
A Meditation On Memory and Memorials
Furman’s honorific installations should bring life and love and beauty to campus through the memory of those whose names are inscribed upon them.
April 19, 2021 | By Michael Peeler
Democratizing Decision-Making At Furman
Coming off the COVID-19 pandemic, we have the opportunity to bridge the gap that exists between students and the administration.
April 16, 2021 | By Nik Stojkovski
Finding Rest at the End of the Semester
It is important to recognize the value of proper rest.
April 08, 2021 | By Bella Dickenson
Vaccinate Furman Now
The best time for a mass vaccination clinic on campus was yesterday. The second-best time is today.
April 01, 2021 | By Price St. Clair
Let’s Make Our Campus Culture More Inclusive Post-COVID-19
Many clubs on campus are not equal opportunity organizations.
March 31, 2021 | By Nik Stojkovski
Really Furman? Parking Violations? Ticket Totalitarianism.
Parking citations are dumb.
March 30, 2021 | By George King
Workday and the Rise of the Digital Campus
Has the digital renaissance altered the Furman experience irreversibly?
March 25, 2021 | By Bella Dickenson
Tuition for Lunch: Paying Attention to Student Food Insecurity
An innovative program like Swipe Out Hunger could better safeguard campus-wide food security and promote students’ dignity.
March 24, 2021 | By Elise Dudley
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