Cell Phones in the Theatre – Opinion Piece

By Bobbi Guire So you are seeing a live performance and your phone buzzes. Do you check it? Because you really shouldn’t. It’s actually pretty rude to both your fellow audience members and the actors on stage. Contrary to what you may think, the actors can see you when you are on your phone. It […]

Uni in the UK versus College in the USA

Niamh Sammon enjoying sign making!

Photo from Niamh Sammon

By Niamh Sammon Having spent almost an entire academic year immersing myself in the world of American College as a Northern Irish student, I thought it would be useful, if not a bit of craic (fun), to reflect and relate my experience here at Ferrum College with that of home. First and foremost, the amount […]

Inspiration behind the “Thought of the Day”

By AnnGardner Eubank Reverend Dr. Jan Nicholson Angle is a religion professor and dean of the chapel who goes the extra mile to make a positive impact on everyone in the community each and every day. Last semester, Dr. Nicholson began emailing the Ferrum community daily inspirational quotes to help encourage students and faculty. “It’s […]

Plastic Containers and Operating Times Cause Dining Hall Troubles

By AnnGardner Eubank Ferrum Dining Services are always trying to be innovative with their meal choices and offerings to please students with a variety of nutritious meals. While many students appreciate the dining hall staff’s efforts, there are concerns from the students about the the dining hall’s hours of operation and, most recently, the plastic […]

Dennis Dimick: Chronicling Environmental Degradation with Beautiful Photos

By Patrick Duggan Dennis Dimick is a bonafide photography superhero. His devotion to photojournalism and environmental activism blossomed into a decorated career that spanned multiple publications, culminating as National Geographic’s executive editor of environment. Now a retired father of two college-aged women, he still works with NatGeo in an advisory position, but spends most of […]

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine Visits Ferrum

By Patrick Duggan On April 12, President Spooner hosted another town hall meeting in Vauhn Chapel with special guest Senator Tim Kaine. Kaine talked about his past in public service and policy and his educational background. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri and later earned his law degree from Harvard. While […]

Peck Receives USA South Pitcher of the Week

By Cj Reed For the third time in five weeks, Sophomore Pitcher Hunter Peck received the USA South Pitcher of the week award. The Ferrum Panthers hosted USA opponent Greensboro College Saturday, April 1. Peck pitched a complete game, giving up five hits, 0 earned runs, 0 walks, and fanning 13 batters. Peck is humble […]

An Honest Review of Cabaret

Actors Rehearsing Cabaret

By Staff The Ferrum Theatre Department had high expectations following their hilarious fall performances of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged and the completely captivating and spectacular performance of August Osage County. Unfortunately, with such high expectations, the theatre arts department and the music department fell a bit short from the bar that had […]

All About Residence Hall Association

L to R - Kennsel Anderson, Jevonte Blount, Shelton Chapman and John Holleman at the VACURH event at George Mason University.

Photo From John Holleman

By Niamh Sammon The Virginia Association of College and University Residence Halls (VACRUH) evaluate the residence halls, ideas, and campus communities of colleges across Virginia on an annual basis. This year, Ferrum College’s Residential Housing Association was awarded the VACRUH Program of the Year, which recognizes the most outstanding student implemented program involving residence halls. […]

Advanced Acting Inquiring Minds

From L to R: Sierra Pearson, Junior, Malcolm McRae, Sophomore, Lashonda Graves, Junior, Seleste Cowie, Junior, D'on Jones, Senior, Jasmine Williams, Sophomore
"The actors getting in places to start the show"

Photo by Bobbi Guire

By Bobbi Guire On Wednesday, April 5, the students of THA 320 (Advanced Acting) showed a preview of their performance for their final exam. They performed an excerpt from Clytemnestra. Clytemnestra is a play that is translated from Greek that follows the wife of Agamemnon and she is said to kill him, her son and […]