• Improvisation

    Ferrum’s Comedic Improv Club

    Wednesday, October 29, 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 while […]

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  • Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

    Blue Ridge Folklife Festival Photos

    Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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  • FF4

    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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  • 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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Sports

Oct
29

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 […]

Oct
29

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 […]

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 […]

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