Franklin County Fair Returns

By Sloan Champney   For the first time in 40 years, the Franklin County Agricultural Fair returned, bringing four days of exciting fun and food from the 10th of September to the 13th of September at the Franklin County Recreational Park. Vendors from all around the USA came to the Franklin County Recreational Park for four […]

#Panther Pride: Sign up for spring



By Ryan Shy Mapping Globalization; Ethnocentrism to Global Citizenship, this interesting program was on October 21st, 2014 in the Panthers Den. The guest speaker was Mr. David Goldman; who was born in Maryland but is living and teaching in Salzburg, Austria. He started out with defining ethnocentrism, which was good, because before going to this, […]

Remembering Ferrum’s Beloved Swim Coach

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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 […]

Ferrum’s Comedic Improv Club


  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 […]

College Experiences

By Aliyah Ford    Many children dream about the day they will be free from their parents, but they don’t dream of the struggles that come with freedom. Beth Dantonio, who has been an English professor at Ferrum College for 12 years, says most college freshmen have something in common. “Most kids have a scared […]

Panthers’ Cure for Diabetes

By Elizabeth Aldrich The goal of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes, which was held on Sept. 28th in Roanoke was to raise $808,580, but the event raised only $434,371.84, 54 percent of its intended goal. Ferrum athletic teams participated in the event and raised money with a coin drive. JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes […]

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