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Change is coming to North Korea

Since establishing itself as a nation in 1948, North Korea, by many accounts, remains one of the most oppressive and closed off countries in the world. Under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, the self-proclaimed...

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Prepared for the job market

No matter what school they attend, most students are concerned about getting a job after graduation and launching their career. Luckily for Furman students, the numbers are in their favor. During a time when the...

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Finding a future in education

One of Bernard Frost’s former students recently came to visit him before boarding a plane to go to Stanford University, where he received a full scholarship. “He wanted to come back and tell me thank...

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‘Water Walk’ to take place March 29

More than 700 Furman students, faculty, staff and local residents will carry water around the Furman lake from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, March 29 as part of an effort to raise $100,000 to construct a potable...

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Furman to host international symposium on Japan March 25-26

Kenichiro Sasae, Japan’s current Ambassador to the United States, and Michael Armacost, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, will be the keynote speakers when Furman hosts a two-day international symposium, “Japan in the 21st Century,” March...

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Dorismond receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Furman senior volleyball player Christina Dorismond has been awarded a NCAA postgraduate scholarship. The $7,500 academic award is given annually to 87 male and 87 female NCAA athletes nationwide. The Cary, N.C., native was named...

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WPLS has a growing fan base

Where can you find Father Pat, rap music and sports commentary in the same place? Furman’s WPLS Radio Station hosts a variety of shows that give hosts the freedom to touch on different subjects. One...

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A different kind of spring break

For many students, spring break means an escape from the pressures of academia, a few free days when there is little need to do more than eat, sleep, and indulge in other pleasurable pursuits. It's...

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Furman student moments captured on video

What happens when you ask Furman students to submit short videos that capture their Furman experiences on film? The result is a two-minute-and-30-second video compilation called “Furman Moments.” The video was edited by Furman videographer...

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Making great art

It’s a place where an unlikely mix of undergraduates come together to make great art. The Pauper Players’ latest masterpiece came in the form of the musical production, Les Miserables, which featured nearly 80 Furman...

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The science of success

That little voice in your head could be your biggest obstacle. Studies have shown that on average, a person thinks around 1000 negative thoughts a day and about 5000 of those are about themselves. In...

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Constructing peace in a conflicted land

Perhaps one of the most exciting parts about being a student is the unknown surrounding life after Furman. Life can take many different paths, and for Rev. Shelvis ’01 and Rev. Nancy ’02 Smith-Mather, serving...

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