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Quick Eats on Campus

By: Emily Enlow Need a quick bite between classes? That morning caffeine wearing off? Furman has a ton of dining options, but I want to highlight my favorite quick snack options on campus: The Library...

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Managing Mental Health as a College Student

By Logan Coffee Change is inevitable, there’s no getting around that fact. That being said, the transition from high school to college is a big one, and it’s not easy no matter the school you...

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Making the Plunge

By: Patrick Carolina II ALMOST DONE Senior year is a time that is anticipated by all juniors across the nation. Senior year is a rite of passage that many see as a time to relish...

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Why I chose to stay home in Greenville

By: Miles Baker Furman has been my home for my entire life. My mom started working at Furman back in 2001 before I was born. My sister graduated from Furman in 2015 and my brother...

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Why I joined a sorority despite knowing absolutely NOTHING about sororities

By: Jada Rodgers Towards the end of the fall semester of my freshman year, I started to hear a lot about sorority life and recruitment. So many of my friends were talking about rush, which...

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Tips for Making The Transition From High School to College

By: Stephanie Trame Furman is known to be academically rigorous and can be challenging for many people. I thought my high school was challenging but when I arrived at Furman, I realized so many people...

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Putting the ‘Green’ in Greenville: Exploring the Natural Wonders of the Upstate

By: Whit Buchanan Whether it’s hiking, camping, or sightseeing, there is no lack of abundance of outdoor adventures around Furman. There are many great opportunities ranging from 5 minutes off campus to a 45-minute drive...

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Furman’s Geography: Greenville

By: Wills Mackay Life is amazing in Greenville. As a Furman student, I have gained far more from my college experience than I anticipated. Furman’ campus is in such a fantastic small, yet growing city....

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The Freshman Advice You Didn’t Know You Needed

By: Alex Bussom Transitioning into college can be a nervous but exciting feeling. As a recently former freshman, I am here to tell you some advice that you didn’t know you needed to help make...

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CliftonStrengths at Furman: Discovering your Natural Talents

By: Renee Neves Input, Learner, Achiever, Developer, Discipline. Prior to my time here at Furman, these were five random words in the dictionary that had no personal meaning to me whatsoever. Now, however, I frequently...

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Dorm Room Dos and Don’ts

By: Claudia Roe It’s summer before freshman year. You have just received the email with your housing assignment and roommate as you prepare to kick-off the next four years of your life at Furman University....

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My personal journey to Furman from the Midwest

By: Preston Wickremesekera When I first started at Furman, I was convinced that every student here was from Charlotte, Charleston, or Atlanta. I did not meet anyone from outside of the South until after the...

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