Inquiring Minds

By AnnGardner Eubank Each Wednesday in the LEAP studio of the Stanley Library, there is an hour long information session on various topics from week to week. Most recently, Inquiring Minds showcased their information session, Around the World in 60 Minutes: Perspectives on Living in a Foreign Culture. The session was presented by a panel […]

Basketball Senior Day

By Graceanne Gershner Men’s basketball took on William Peace University, falling 72-68. Aside from the loss, Ferrum honored the team’s six seniors. D.J Christian, Brandon Hooks, Jordan Mann, Jovon Miller, Caleb Pendergraph, and Jordyn Propst were all celebrated before the start of the game. The one thing that was different about this game was that […]

Ferrum Haunt: An Ouija Experience

By AnnGardner Eubank The ouija board was first introduced  in 1891 by Charles Kennard as a method of contacting and speaking with spirits. For years, people have used the ouija board to gain insight on relatives, friends, and even their own lives. While Hollywood has enhanced the popularity of the game, many real people have […]

Love All Around for Valentine’s Day

By Myles Francisco Valentine’s Day is a day of love. Love shown towards your family, friends, and maybe even a special someone. Love can also be shown towards yourself, and if you love and appreciate yourself, then you would have stopped by the Atrium in Franklin Hall Monday and Tuesday. On The minds and medicines […]

All About St. Patrick’s Day

By Niamh Sammon and Sarah Shuford St Patrick, known as the patron Saint of the Emerald Isle, was born in Britain in 387AD. He was captured and brought to Ireland by Irish pirates at the age of sixteen and worked as a shepherd until the age of about twenty two, when he experienced a “spiritual […]

Baseball Opener

By CJ Reed On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Ferrum Panthers baseball team traveled to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. Coming off a 29 win season a year ago, a 15-3 conference record, and USA South regular season champions, there was high hopes for the Panthers coming into the season. After a relatively […]

Students Visit Carilion Children’s Hospital on Valentine’s Day

By Graceanne Gershner This Valentine’s Day, students from our volleyball and football team made a visit to the Carilion Children’s Hospital in Roanoke. Junior defensive specialist Summer Smart said, “Going to the children’s hospital is such an eye opening experience. Being able to put a smile on a kid’s face or making them laugh is […]

Pulsera Project

By Graceanne Gershner Ferrum sorority Theta Gamma Omega (OGO) brought the Pulsera Project to campus this semester. “Pulsera” in Spanish means bracelet, but the sisters weren’t just selling us regular bracelets. The Pulsera Project is a nonprofit organization that links up with schools in the United States, where students help sell these handwoven pulseras. The […]

Alumni Spotlight

By CJ Reed Jacob Charles Irvin, known by his peers as “Swirv”, “Irv”, or “Jake,” is an early graduate of Ferrum College who will be walking this coming May. Jake was a part of the baseball team, where he was able to win two conference titles and received two rings during his three years. Irvin […]

Fashion at Ferrum

By Myles Francisco Ferrum College could potentially be the place where fashion comes to die. While some students use fashion as creative ways to express their emotions, others would not think twice about the clothes they put on to cover up their bodies. The students here at Ferrum College have different ideas of what fashion […]