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Anthony Ray Hinton spent nearly 30 years on Alabama’s death row before being exonerated in 2015 with the help of the Equal Justice Initiative. He spoke about his experiences on Feb. 27 to a capacity (and spellbound) crowd in McAlister Auditorium. His book, “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row,” is a New York Times Best Seller. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The Furman Theatre presented Jim Leonard, Jr.’s “The Diviners” in The Playhouse on campus during February. The play, directed by Theatre Arts Professor Rhett Bryson, featured students James Riedy (left) as Ferris Layman and Andy Golla as Basil Bennett. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The cast of “She Loves Me” took a bow after completing a performance of the musical last week. The Lyric Theatre, under the direction of professor Grant Knox, gave two performances of the romantic comedy in McAlister Auditorium on Feb. 14 and Feb. 16. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The sun rises on the Furman campus in winter. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Adare Smith ’20 led a walk on Jan. 29 from Furman Hall to Duke Library as part of an event she organized to recognize desegregation at Furman and celebrate Joseph Vaughn ’68, who became the university’s first African-American student on Jan. 29, 1965. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

As part of the MLK Day of Service on Jan. 21, Furman students helped clean up the Brutontown Cemetery, an African American cemetery in Greenville established after the Civil War. Nearly 300 students, faculty and staff volunteered their time during the day, working at more than a dozen sites in Greenville County. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

It's hard not to have a little fun when the sororities gather for Bid Day on the eve of the spring semester. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Here's a view of the Furman Bell Tower that you won't often experience. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Happy Holidays and best wishes for the New Year! (Photo by Emily Stokes)