Skip to main content
News

SC Republicans see donations rise by taking on culture war ahead of 2022 reelection bids

social media icons
iStockphoto.com

South Carolina Republican leaders are increasingly taking to Twitter to air their views on cultural issues in the social media void left by former President Donald Trump, says Furman University’s Danielle Vinson ’89. In an article appearing in The Post and Courier, the politics and international affairs professor offered her take on Republicans’ growing affinity for Twitter.

“I think part of that [phenomenon] speaks to a bit of an identity crisis right now within the Republican Party,” Vinson said. “There’s not a lot of reacting to some of the policy proposals that are coming out, because those are kind of wonky, and they don’t really make good fundraising pitches. But they can react to these issues that  are a little bit more cultural.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

‘Lead bold and thrilling lives’ – Furman celebrates Commencement for the class of 2021

More than 500 students received their degrees in an in-person ceremony in Paladin Stadium.

The Furman bell tower

Students, faculty honored at 2020 and 2021 commencement ceremonies

Students receive awards for scholarship, general culture, participation in college activities and high moral character; faculty receive awards for teaching, advising.

Trude Heller passes away at 98

Namesake of Furman's Heller Service Corps was a long-time servant leader in Greenville.

2021 Senior Spotlight

From graduate school to the Fed to a high-powered law firm position, this year's Senior Spotlight students show us what's possible at Furman.