Furman was quiet when Jeffrey Kyeremeh arrived. It was Tuesday, August 16, three days before the rest of the freshman class was scheduled to move in, and hardly anyone was around but hall staff and the marching band.
Although the Furman Paladins football team has not reached the playoffs since 2006, there is hope that that will change this year.
While I – and many others – definitely have an opinion on the BCS (Bowl Championship Series) selection system, many of us die-hard college football fans have been focusing our attention on another pertinent issue: the recent slew of NCAA violations that have come to the fore.
As freshmen pour in and upperclassmen return, Furman’s paths will fill with people walking, running and riding bicycles to their daily responsibilities. Those on mopeds, however, will need to familiarize themselves with new laws before starting their engines.
Women’s soccer at Furman is officially underway and it looks to be an exciting and challenging season.
Responding to the university’s emphasis on global citizenship, Furman’s Engaged Living organized a week-long study abroad experience in El Salvador that challenged students to grow as individuals while beginning to understand themselves as citizens of the world.
A new political organization will soon be joining the likes of College Democrats, College Republicans, and CSBT. Provisionally called PSAC, Progressive Student Alliance for Change, the still fledgling organization hopes to move campus discourse in a decidedly leftward direction.
On Saturday April 16th from 8:30 a.m. to noon the Upstate Walk to Defeat ALS will take place at Furman University. This annual event raises funds for the South Carolina ALS Association, which aims to provide support, services, and medical equipment to those diagnosed with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, in South Carolina.
The new rules that Furman’s Panhellenic Council implemented for sorority recruitment definitely had a positive impact on the rush process this year.