Ferrum Baseball

Austin Winkles, Senior

By Cameron Clark   The baseball team is looking to win the USA South conference for the second time in three years this spring. The team won the regular season championship in 2014 with a 19-8 conference record. Hank Parsley and Adam Duncan graduated last fall, leaving an average season for the team in the […]

David Bowie’s last album — while he was alive, at least

By Patrick Duggan David Bowie released Blackstar, his twenty-fifth studio album, on January 8, his 69th birthday. Two days later he died after an unpublicized eighteen month battle with liver cancer. The album lingers on Bowie’s struggle with mortality, resulting in not only one of his best and most complex records to date, but also […]

No Labels Club

By Patrick Duggan Talking politics can feel more like entering a war zone than a conversation. With both parties always at each others throats, expressing or even forming an opinion can be an intimidating task. That’s why junior Trinity Welsh founded Ferrum campus’ own No Labels club, which is open to students of any political […]

MLK

By Morgan Brown On Monday, January 18, 2016, students and administration both African-American and Caucasian alike took time out of the class schedule in order to reflect on the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and honor his memory. The Black Student Union began the service with a reflective slideshow accompanied by hit […]

President of Ferrum College, Retiring

President Jennifer Braaten, retiring after fourteen years

  By Patrick Duggan Ferrum College president Jennifer Braaten has announced her decision to retire this summer after fourteenn years of service. Braaten, FC’s first female president, oversaw many important updates to Ferrum campus throughout her years as president, including the spring “E-Term,” the first online Criminal Justice course, and the recent completion of the […]

Chrysalis Contest!

By D’on Jones, Mallory Hall, and Emily Anderson Are you open for a contest? Do you want to share your creativity with Ferrum College? Ferrum’s own Chrysalis staff is holding a contest for the Chrysalis Literary & Arts Magazine. The contest is for submissions of poetry, prose (short stories, essays, letters, etc.), photos, and visual art. […]