Ferrum Football: Senior Night

By: Allison Martin      On Nov. 7th, the Panthers faced Averett University of Danville, VA on the newly finished Adams Stadium Turf Field. The seniors were overjoyed to be able to play their last game at home on their new field. It was definitely worth the wait! Although the rain was persistent, it did not […]

The Walking Dead in Ferrum

By: Mallory Hall     On Nov. 12, a few cast members of the hit television show, “The Walking Dead”, visited Ferrum, VA. A few fans of the show were able to meet and take pictures with a few of the actors.  The event was held at the Southern Twist for their annual Horror Fest. Three […]

Dar He: The Story of Emmitt Till

By: Alexis Witcher     On November 8, 2015, Rocky Mount’s Harvester presented a monologue written and performed by Mr. Mike Wiley about The Story of Emmitt Till.  The monologue portrayed the different obstacles that Emmitt Till faced and the horrific social injustice that quickly ended his life. Emmitt Till’s story is a constant reminder of […]

Men’s Wrestling

By: Kaitlin Owens

Men’s Basketball Open with Exhibition Game at West Point

By: Myles Francisco The Men’s basketball team played an exhibition match against the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.  This is Bill Tharp’s eleventh year as head coach of the Panthers. Tharp was a 1996 West Point graduate and spent five years in the U.S. Army as an artillery officer. The Panthers lost (93-54) in […]

Ferrum Men’s Wrestling

By: Kaitlin Owens Ferrum College Panthers hosted its home opener on Nov. 14 against Spartanburg Methodist College (1-1) at Swartz Gym and won the non-conference duel with a 44-0 score. When the match started, Justin Zimmerman accepted a forfeit at 125 and then next nine matches posted the second shutout in school history. Robert Cunningham […]

Holocaust Survivor

By: Chris Rogers On Nov. 10, Nancy Wright-Beasley, a freelance writer from Richmond, held a presentation about Holocaust Survivors from Lithuania in the Panther’s Den. She wrote a story about meeting Holocaust survivors called “Izzy’s Fire”. During the presentation, she discussed the things she saw at the Konvo ghetto camp where Jews were being held […]

Women’s Basketball

By: Mary-Beth Worley Ferrum Women’s basketball team (1-1) went against Catholic University (1-1) on the second day of the Tip-Off Tournament Classic at Randolph-Macon College. Catholic University took a strong lead in the first quarter with a 22-8 lead to set the tone of the game. Catholic University continued to extend the lead to a […]

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Folk Life Festival: Behind the Scenes

By: Allison Martin On Saturday, Oct. 24, the annual folk life festival was held right here at Ferrum College. There was music, coon dog races, families, and food. The Folk Life Festival was held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Many people from the community came out to enjoy these festivities. Anyone can go to […]