Born & Raised In Ferrum

By AnneGardner Eubank In a rural town of 2,043 people, it’s not unusual for those who grow up in towns like Ferrum to wonder what else is out there in the world. Max Harper, a senior at Ferrum College, was born, raised, and attends school all in the small mountain town of Ferrum, and can’t […]

Real Deal Crazy Game Show

By Aleysia McMillan The Real Deal Crazy Game Show, hosted by New Yorker, Ralph Tetta, represents exactly what the title says. This game included cash prizes for students and mystery box objects, which involved t-shirts, and mystery envelopes that included funny, interactive activities to entertain the audience, such as “do the river dance for $5.00,” […]

Ferrum College Welcomes New President

Dr. Joseph Carson Spooner and wife Nicole Gelfert are excited to have moved into the President's house.

By Patrick Duggan Dr. Joseph Carson Spooner grew up on a 600 acre farm in Sneads, Florida, population 1900. After graduating high-school, he became the first college student of his lineage and started his education at Florida State University before moving on to Yale. He picked up his first teaching job at his old school, […]

Ferrum Panthers Win Crooked Road Classic

Junior KwaJay Witcher (13) makes a play on defense to halt the offense of the Emory and Henry Wasps.

By Joey Pride The fist annual Crooked Road Classic was one for the history books, seeing Ferrum beat Emory & Henry by a score of 39-38 in front of over 4,100 fans. The Panthers home opener on the new turf field showed how determined the Panthers are to live up to the hype that has […]

Find the Artist Within

Chrysalis, Ferrum College’s own literary arts magazine, is holding its annual fall contest. Whether you are a professional or an amateur, it doesn’t matter! Do you want to see your words or artwork published? How about the chance to win money? Then submit your poetry, short stories, paintings, photos or digital art to Win cash prizes – […]

Freshmen Stars Stand Out In Comeback Win

The Ferrum Panthers emerged victorious against Emory and Henry
for the fist time in a decade in the fist annual Crooked Road Classic.

By Joey Pride In college sports, it is becoming increasingly difficult to lead a team as a freshman. Brian Mann and Billy Higgins defied the odds in their first collegiate game by earning USA South Athletic Conference honors over the weekend for their performances in Ferrum’s 39-38 win over Emory & Henry in the first […]

Word to the Freshmen

By Aleysia Goodley Transitioning from top dog in high school back to a measly freshmen in college can be hard for anyone. Adjusting to new people, a new place, and being hours away are all challenging and sometimes scary changes, especially for the ones who have trouble making friends. We are now fully responsible for […]

Familiar Face, New Role


By Chris Rodgers The fall of 2016 means the start of a new school year and another year of athletics. For former wrestler Paul Biggs (2012), it means having his first season as head coach. Biggs is looking to bring success to the cross country team. Also, in the winter, he looks to continue the […]

Alumni Spotlight: Julianne Bove

By Graceanne Gershner Julianne Bove, recent Ferrum College graduate and New York Native, currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. “Being eight and a half hours away from home for four years at Ferrum made this transition much easier for me,” Bove said. “When I moved to Raleigh it was like I was going back to […]

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