A number of changes to Furman’s campus and facilities took place during the summer, including renovations to the campus bookstore and student housing. Housing and Residence Life intends for these changes to improve the quality of student life on campus.
It looks to be a promising season for the 2011 Furman Men’s Soccer Team. Ranked in College Soccer News’s Preseason Top 30, the Paladins will battle tough teams from the get-go, hosting the Duke Blue Devils August 29 at 7 p.m. for their home opener. But if last season was any indicator as to the success of this year’s team, things are looking up.
The men and women’s golf teams have spent the summer working hard preparing for the upcoming 2011-2012 season., which begins the second week of September.
I would like to propose a new restriction on Student Government Association elections here at Furman: each student must be required to show their birth certificate in order to vote. Never mind the fact that many students at Furman are busy with their studies, extracurriculars, and may hail from far-away states and countries, I think it is important that every student must prove who they are before they can cast a vote.
This summer, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone moved their talents to Broadway with their Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon. The musical tells the story of Elder Price, a self-assured nineteen-year old Mormon prodigy who is determined to be the next great prophet of Mormonism.
Class of 2015, take it from someone who survived- you can come through your freshman year at Furman with a GPA still equivalent to the nation’s gas prices. And on top of that, some of the best memories you make during your college career will be during the O-Week activities that have been planned for your enjoyment.
New Bookstore (STATIC)
Furman Football (STATIC)
Remediation VLAN (DOWN)
Doing Laundry (UP)
Black Swans (DOWN)
Marching Band (UP)
The Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars, and the Tonys award were created to recognize and award excellence in television, music, film, and theater, respectively. As a group, they’re often abbreviated to EGOT. They hold a competitive sway that is not so different from the Olympics, and the Olympics and EGOT both capture significant attention here and abroad.
With 784 new students, the Class of 2015 is one of the biggest classes Furman has ever seen. It outnumbers last year’s incoming class by over 80 students.
With practice starting August 10, the 2011 season for the Paladin volleyball team is already off with a bang. Finishing the 2010 season with an overall record of 17-12 and a Southern Conference record of 11-5, the Paladins are looking forward to a similarly successful 2011-2012 season.