• Gail Summer

    Dr. Gail Summer Welcomes New Position

    Monday, March 31, 2014

    Dr. Gail Summer Welcomes New Position By Elise Foster Monday nights, Dr. Gail Summer, Ferrum College vice president of academic affairs, can be found teaching her PSY 291 Child Development Lab. Dr. Summer was promoted from interim to permanent vice president of academic affairs in December 2013. She had been standing interim for the last […]

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    Cheap Books

    Saturday, March 1, 2014

    The Secrets to Cheap Books from the Bookstore By: Marina Clements “I saved a lot. My EDU book cost $69.00 I paid $22.00.” That was the experience of Tyland Haywood, a third-year education major at Ferrum. Price matching allows students to get textbooks from the bookstore for the same prices as online companies without the […]

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  • Through The Seasons

    Monday, February 3, 2014

         Ferrum Through The Seasons  by:Joe Cudjoe        Over my four years here at Ferrum College, I have been privileged to observe the beautiful changes that this campus goes through year-round. From the beautiful changes of leaves during fall to the numerous animals roaming free in spring, this campus is certainly beautiful and […]

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  • Snowy Days At Ferrum

    Wednesday, January 29, 2014

    Snowy Days At Ferrum by: Joe Cudjoe Below is a series of photos of the recent winter storm Leon that came through our region. Winter Storm Leon impacted southern states from as far as Texas to Virginia. Leon caused many business and schools to close early due to icy roads which made traveling difficult. To read […]

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  • Thursday, December 12, 2013

    “Ferrum pays homage to Breast Cancer and Mean Girls” By: Kali Fletcher Last October, Ferrum’s Minds-n-Medicine club created a Think Pink Event to raise awareness for Breast cancer. Students were asked to wear pink on Wednesday and pay a dollar to receive a pink Breast cancer ribbon. “We knew we wanted to do something for […]

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  • Fall Play Summary

    Thursday, December 12, 2013

    LaQuanna Davies By:Fall Play Summary This year’s fall production was “Androcles and the Lion.” The play was a mix of some comedy, a little romance, and a dash of life lessons. The cast consisted of Tori Akers (Sophocles), Marybeth Bond (Sadira), Morgan Brown (Brutus), Dashawn Claiborne (Thespis), Kali Fletcher (Empress), Shauntalia Fountain (Seneca), Bobbi Guire […]

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  • Equestrian Club

    Thursday, December 12, 2013

    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 […]

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  • Operation Christmas Child

    Thursday, November 28, 2013

    Freshman Gateway classes take on Operation Christmas Child By:Samantha Denuccio   Operation Christmas Child is an organization that fills shoeboxes with different types of items and delivers them to underprivileged countries. According to the website for this organization, over a million boys and girls in over 130 different countries have received these shoeboxes. Operation Christmas […]

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  • Wrestling Dual

    Thursday, November 28, 2013

    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 […]

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  • Senior Class President

    Friday, October 25, 2013

      Panther Profile: Senior Class President By: Heather Flippen Senior Class President, Quinten Carter is passionate about helping others. He is the one that his friends and other students run to for advice on almost everything. “I help a lot of people on campus with problems, mostly younger people. I’m an unofficial mentor, I guess. […]

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Sports

Mar
13

Softball, Spring 2014

Softball Preview By: Jordan Mann 2/20/14   Ferrum softball is coming off an impressive 2013 campaign where they finished 34-12 overall (19-3 in USA South). In 2014 Ferrum is picked to finish second in the preseason rankings. When asked about who is the best player on the team Coach Vickie Van Kleeck said, “We don’t […]

Mar
13

Baseball Preview, Spring 2014

Baseball Preview By: Jordan Mann 2/20/14 Ferrum Baseball is coming off of a 12-22 (6-18 USA South) record from the 2013 campaign. In the 2014 preseason rankings the Ferrum was picked to finish eighth in the conference. But with a new coach at the helm, Head Coach Ryan Brittle, Ferrum has started the season off […]

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 […]

Oct
11

Spring Pre-Season

Spring Pre-Season Warm-Up  By Samantha DeNuccio Ferrum students have been able to see how all the fall sports teams have progressed, but what about the spring sports?   The fall sports teams aren’t the only ones who have been putting in a lot of work, hoping to have a winning season. Spring sports like the […]

Sep
20

Ferrum Welcomes New Baseball Coach

Ferrum Welcomes New Baseball Coach By Ty Comer This past July, Ferrum College hired Ryan Brittle to be the new head baseball coach. “I wanted to move back home,” he said about taking the job, “and I wanted to be a head coach.”Brittle was born in Wakefield, Va., but grew up in Radford. As a […]

Sep
20

Ferrum Welcomes New Baseball Coach

Ferrum Welcomes New Baseball Coach By Ty Comer This past July, Ferrum College hired Ryan Brittle to be the new head baseball coach. “I wanted to move back home,” he said about taking the job, “and I wanted to be a head coach.”Brittle was born in Wakefield, Va., but grew up in Radford. As a […]

Sep
20

Wrestling Now Division III

Wrestling Club Now Division III Team, Aiming for Nationals By Logan Smith For the first time ever Ferrum College now has a fully sanctioned Division III wrestling team. In previous years, the wrestling team has only been a club sport. It all started with the addition of the new head coach Nathan Yetzer, who was […]

Apr
8

Tesla Akers

Captain -Tesla Akers By: Jordan Mann                         Tesla Akers has been the point guard for the Ferrum lady Panthers for the past four years. Every year that she has been at Ferrum, the ladies program has improved each year. This year was no exception, as Akers led the Panthers to an overall record of […]