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    Award-Winning Anchor Vic Carter Speaks at Ferrum College for Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    By Chris Rogers For 30 years, Vic Carter has approached his job with this philosophy: if the story is important enough to tell, it’s important enough for him to go there and to take you with him. Carter has followed stories and taken viewers around the world; from the jungles of Colombia, South America, to […]

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    “Be Not Asleep, Wake Up”

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015

    By: Erin Ulm Vic Carter, anchor at CBS affiliate WJZ, delivered the keynote speech at Ferrum’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday Jan. 19. Carter’s speech praised King for his accomplishments but said  King’s dream has turned into a nightmare, and there must be change. Students, faculty, and guests shuffled into Vaughn Chapel at Ferrum […]

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    The Crazy Quilt

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014

        By Sierra Pearson Imagine, expecting to move in with your daughter but instead you get her, talking cats, a sassy dead husband, your neighbor’s ghost, and figments of your imagination. Confused? Don’t be because that’s what happened in Ferrum College Theatre Department’s, The Crazy Quilt, a tragic-comedy written by theater professor Wayne Bowman […]

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    Open Mic night brings out Ferrum talent

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014

      By Ashton Robinson Panthers Productions puts on different events around campus, consisting of movies, talent shows, and even open mic nights. They had a wonderful open mic night Nov. 6 in the Panther’s Den. The show opened with a group called the Billies. The group isn’t affiliated with Ferrum, but its members are close […]

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    #Panther Pride: Sign up for spring

    Thursday, November 13, 2014

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    Remembering Ferrum’s Beloved Swim Coach

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    By Sloan Champney “We are gathered here to mourn and celebrate the life of our dear friend and coach Tom Calomeris,” The Dean of the Chapel, Jan Nicholson, began. The vigil for the beloved head coach of the swim team was held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7th at Vaughn Chapel. The entire swim team […]

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    Ferrum’s Comedic Improv Club

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

      By James Wilson Ferrum College has had an improvisation club for about six years. They had their first show this year on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The improvisation club produces comedy skits consisting of games and different humorous activities. One of these activities involves a member impersonating a certain celebrity whose name is displayed on-screen […]

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    New Look for Basketball

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    By Max Harper Coach Brian Harvey took his Ferrum women’s basketball team further than any other team has gone in program history. Last season they went to the second round of the NCAA tournament and it was special because they hosted the first two rounds of the tournament.  The Lady Panthers cruised through the USA […]

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    Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Photos

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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    41st Folklife Festival Recap

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      Blue Ridge Folklife Festival   By Sloan Champney Photos By Ryan Shy The Blue Ridge Folklife Festival returned to Ferrum on Oct. 25, bringing a multitude of events and exhibits reflecting the heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Ferrum Blue Ridge Institute has put on the festival for 41 years, always on the […]

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Sports

Jan
28

Panthers beat Lions

By: Hunter Ferguson Ferrum men’s basketball came out on top of a vital conference home game Friday night, Jan. 23rd, against Piedmont College. Ferrum went up by double digits early in the first half, and never looked back. Although the final score was 67-63, Piedmont never had the lead in the game. Center Rashawn Speas […]

Jan
21

Wrestlers Dominate Southern Virginia

By: Hunter Ferguson Ferrum’s wrestling team had their first home match Friday, Jan.16. It was short and sweet, with the Panthers getting four victories over Southern Virginia University in dominant fashion. Paul Biggs (Junior) was in the first action of the night, dealing out a 16-1 victory in a matter of minutes. Corbin Ramos (Sophomore) […]

Dec
3

Marching band may return — and it may not

By Logan Smith   In 2013 Ferrum College introduced the color guard squad, to the campus. This year the school is making efforts toward the remaking of a marching band. It is unusual to see one of these without the other because marching bands and color guards go hand in hand. To get a marching […]

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Nov
12

Remembering Ferrum’s Beloved Swim Coach

By Sloan Champney “We are gathered here to mourn and celebrate the life of our dear friend and coach Tom Calomeris,” The Dean of the Chapel, Jan Nicholson, began. The vigil for the beloved head coach of the swim team was held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7th at Vaughn Chapel. The entire swim team […]

Nov
11

Meister Hopes to Repeat Trip to NCAA Tournament

By Max Harper Wrestling season is quickly approaching and the Ferrum Panthers are eager to get back on the mats. Last season was the Panthers’ first time competing as a wrestling team at the NCAA level. In the past, the wrestling team was a club team that competed against other club teams. There were high […]

Nov
11

Return of Field Hockey

By Logan Smith In the spring of 2014, Ferrum College announced the addition of women’s field hockey as one of its 18 athletic programs. The team is comprised of 22 female student athletes and is led by Head Coach Carrie Austin. Coach Austin is a Pennsylvania native and attended Westchester University, where she played field […]

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Nov
11

New Look for Basketball

By Max Harper Coach Brian Harvey took his Ferrum women’s basketball team further than any other team has gone in program history. Last season they went to the second round of the NCAA tournament and it was special because they hosted the first two rounds of the tournament.  The Lady Panthers cruised through the USA […]

Dec
12

Equestrian Club

Equestrian Club By:Ty Comer                 In 2000, Ferrum College had to shut down their equestrian team for financial issues. Horseback riding is one of the most, if not the most, expensive sport. “You have to pay for the vet bills,” said club president Alyssa Frittelli, “for the tack, the shavings, and the blankets for the […]

Nov
28

Interview with Aaron Gustine

A Close Look at Sunshine. By: Joe Cudjoe For four years now, Aaron Gustine has played a valuable role on the Ferrum Men’s soccer team. Aaron is currently a senior and plays midfielder and forward for the team. Aaron is known as “Sunshine” around campus and is from Woodbridge Va. He is also a graduate […]

Nov
28

Wrestling Dual

Black and Gold Wrestling Dual By: Ty Comer Recently, the Ferrum College wrestling team had their Black and Gold Wrestling dual. The head wrestling coach of the Panthers, Coach Yetzer, was pleased by what he saw. “Being a starter in this dual,” said Coach Yetzer, “doesn’t mean they will start during the season, but it’s […]