End of the Season For Men’s Basketball

By: Chris Rogers Ferrum College Men’s basketball traveled to Rocky Mount, North Carolina Feb. 11 to play NC Wesleyan College. Ferrum was in a dog fight the entire game. However, that was not enough for the Panthers to get the victory, and they lost 74-76.The team shot 65 percent from the floor and 54 percent […]

Home Wrestling Match vs Liberty University Feb 12

By: Hunter Ferguson There was a great atmosphere surrounding Schwartz gym, Thursday, Feb. 12, for the Panthers wrestling team. They had a huge match against the Liberty University Flames. This dual lived up to the excitement. As a team, the night didn’t go the way that Ferrum would have hoped. While the Panthers suffered a […]

Panthers Need More Helping Paws

By: Erin Ulm At the introduction meeting for Putting Cuffs on Cancer Relay this year, a video went through a list of names: Mother, Father, Brother, Sister, Aunt, Uncle, Grandmother, Grandfather, Friend. Melanie Rooks, president of the student government, asked everyone to stand up when they saw a name that affects or means something to […]

Wrestlers Dominate Southern Virginia

By Hunter Ferguson Ferrum’s wrestling team had its first home match this 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 […]

Sex Talks to Raise Awareness on Ferrum’s Campus

By: Lorrie Ellis Ferrum College is holding Sex Talks every Monday night at 8 p.m. in the Panther’s Den to raise awareness of sex crimes around us. These sessions will be held each Monday night and are already in progress. They are currently on week 3. Week 1 – Sex Trafficking Week 2 – Consent […]

Chrysalis Offers Cash Prizes for Art and Literature

By: Briana M. Johnson and Bailey Cribbs, Special to The Iron Blade Hello, students, faculty and staff and welcome back to a new semester! Chrysalis, Ferrum College’s Literary Magazine, is anxious to receive your submissions. We are looking forward to accepting your visual art, photography, poetry and prose. Just send your work our way and […]

Ferrum Women Undefeated Over the Weekend

By:  Anthony Pinson Ferrum College women’s basketball team won both home games over the weekend, defeating Meredith College on Saturday, Jan. 31 and William Peace University on Sunday, Feb. 1. On Saturday, the Panthers got off to a fast start and never looked back. Meredith cut Ferrum’s lead to 15 before halftime, but that was as […]

Pacers Come from 14 Points Down to Edge Panthers

By Anthony Pinson Ferrum led early and rallied late, but a pair of free throws gave William Peace University a two-point win over Ferrum’s men’s basketball team Saturday night, Jan. 31. In the first half, Ferrum reached a 14-point lead over the Pacers. However, with only six minutes left to go in the second half, the tides […]