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Monday Jun 30 | Silicon Alley Insider

Yik Yak, A 7-Month-Old School Gossip App That's Spreading Like Crazy, Has Raised $10 Million

Yik Yak, an anonymous gossip app that launched in November , has raised $10 million from DCM, Azure Capital Partners, Renren Lianhe Holdings and Tim Draper.


Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Greenville News

Wedding: Ella Hollar & Logan McCurry

Reverend TJ Thompson officiated. The bride is the daughter of Kurt and Jan Hollar of Charlotte, North Carolina.


Related Topix: Wedding, North Carolina

Fri Jun 27, 2014


iREPORTER Donnell Ballard Talk with 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidate, Robby Wells

Robby Wells has been a public servant for over twenty years, serving as a teacher, football coach, and a member of the Army National Guard.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, University of Georgia Savannah State, Benedict College, South Carolina State University, University of South Carolina

Thu Jun 26, 2014

USA Today

Former IRS chief dies, known for grit during Watergate

When the president of the United States gave Johnnie Mac Walters an enemies list and directed that the IRS collect dirt on them through their tax returns, he refused.


Related Topix: Prison, Greenville, SC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Journal Gazette

USF appoints dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

June 23, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Dr. J. Andrew Prall, Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Saint Francis, has announced the appointment of Dr. Lance Richey as dean of the new School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Marquette University, Conception Seminary College

Fri Jun 20, 2014

National Review Online

Today's Policy Agenda, June 20

Editor's note : Andrew Smith is an undergraduate at Furman University; he'll be contributing to the Agenda on a semi-regular basis in the coming months.


Wed Jun 18, 2014

The State

Greenville Symphony's longest-serving conductor Peter Rickett dies

Friends and colleagues are remembering former Greenville Symphony music director Peter Rickett as an inspirational force who took a fledgling musical ensemble and transformed it into a major regional orchestra.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, 9, Greenville, SC, Furman, SC

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Post and Courier

Furman University gets high marks for teacher preparation

Furman University is among the best universities in the nation for preparing new middle and high school teachers for the classroom, according to a study by the National Council on Teacher Quality.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Greenville, SC, Henderson State University, Miami University of Ohio

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Puette named to dean's list

Daniel Puette of Cedar Point was recently named to the dean's list at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., for spring 2014 semester.


Related Topix: Greenville, SC

Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Advocate

Campus news

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY The following Granville students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester: Audrey Wagner, David Shaffer and Lacie Buckey.


Related Topix: Granville, OH, Oregon State University, Ashland University, Juniata College, Ohio State University