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An iconic symbol

Judy Bainbridge, a former Furman English professor and local historian, has written a brief history of the Furman Bell Tower.

Best face forward

Furman makes a great first impression as one of the hosts of the 2017 BMW Charity Pro-Am.

Clemson, Furman team up to provide youth rugby camp

The Furman and Clemson rugby teams will again partner for the 2017 Summer Rugby Camp at Furman University. Furman Coach John Roberts and Clemson Coach Steve Lynch, two of the top college rugby coaches in the nation, will again provide hands-on, intensive instruction to campers. Most of the camp will be held on the Furman […]

An honor of the highest accord

Furman Rugby Captain Patrick Musau joined rare company Sunday. The austere group includes three former Furman Presidents and two former South Carolina Governors. Musau, a senior from Nairobi, Kenya, was initiated into the Furman Quaternion Club. Founded in 1903, Quaternion is generally considered to be the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Furman […]

Fleschler to be a Paladin

Benjamin Fleschler, a senior at Culver Military Academy and captain of the rugby team, has committed to Furman University and will enroll this fall. Fleschler, the son of Kate and Rob Fleschler, will be the fourth rugby graduate of the private Indiana school to attend Furman in recent years. Turner Morsches ’15, Lucas Ward ’16 […]

A night to celebrate

Furman honored its best at the annual Bell Tower Ball, which took place Feb. 25 at the TD Convention Center.

Schedule for USA Rugby Fall College Championships

The Furman men’s rugby team will face three-time defending national champion Minnesota-Duluth 11 a.m., Saturday at Roberts Field in USA Rugby’s Div. II national semifinal game. The winner will advance to the national championship game to be held 1 p.m., Sunday in Stone Soccer Stadium. The Paladins, 13-0,  are champions of the Southern Rugby Conference. […]