Fall 2017 Chrysalis Contest


It’s a new semester, which means Chrysalis, Ferrum’s Literary and Arts Magazine is looking forward to reviewing your submissions. The Chrysalis is a student run organization where you can submit your short stories, photos, and poetry for all of the Ferrum community to see. This is a great way to showcase your art in a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Fling 2017

Senior Tristan Ousterhout getting pied by former student Tamara Wright.

Photo by Bobbi Guire

By Myles Francisco On Sat. April 8th, Ferrum College held its annual “Spring Fling.” This year’s Spring Fling gave many Ferrum students the opportunity to stay on campus and come out of their holes they call dorm rooms and participate in all day activities. Attractions such as; Extreme Zip Lining, a Photo booth, Pig Racing, […]

Spring 2017 Chrysalis Magazine Reveal

Join the Chrysalis staff, Ferrum College’s own Literary Arts magazine,  on April 24th for the reveal of the spring 2017 edition of the magazine.  The staff, students and faculty of Ferrum College have presented a variety of poems, prose and visual art for this year’s edition.  Come out to the Panther’s Den at 6 P.M. […]

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 […]