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Women’s Soccer Battles Hard in ODAC Loss

Compiled by Staff September 25, 2023

Ashli Wuss spent a lot of time in the air Friday night. The sophomore goalkeeper also spent a lot of time on the ground. In total, Wuss jumped, shuffled, dived, punched, and parried her way to 14...

Women’s Soccer Takes Close One Over EMU

Compiled by Staff September 22, 2023

It looked like it would be an easy night for the women's soccer team. Bri Bitz, junior, scored off an assist from Kayla Fedison, junior, in the first six minutes, and it appeared as though the women...

Foreground, Mary Turner, left; Don Vineyard, right; and Rebecca Saunders, far right; steady the sign while Ed Saunders (behind the sign) fastens hardware to it.

Ferrum Forward Updates Both Ends of Village

Compiled by Staff September 19, 2023

It's Friday, it's hot, and a small bead of sweat slowly slips down Mary Turner's brow as she drills holes in a signpost along Route 40 in Ferrum. The whine of the drill drowns out the squawking cicadas...

Bethany Worley, Director of Blue Ridge Institute and Museum presents details of the 50-year anniversary of the Folk Life Festival in Ferrum.

Ferrum Forward’s Annual Meeting Covers New Change and Old Tradition

Kyle Markowitz September 16, 2023

At Ferrum Forward’s annual meeting Sept. 12, Friends of Ferrum Park proposed a public park to Steve Sandy with the Department of Development in Franklin County. The property in question shares a border...

Women’s Soccer Edges Out Meredith

Compiled by Staff September 15, 2023

It took a little less than 15 minutes for the Panther Women to beat Meredith College at home Wednesday night, but they played the rest of the game anyway. At the 14:47 mark in the first half, Ashlynn...

Payton Rausch, (12) sophomore, heads the ball for one of his three goals on the night.

Men’s Soccer Rolls Over Mary Baldwin

Compiled by Staff September 14, 2023

Payton Rausch scored his first goal of the season last night. And his second. And his third. "He's a guy we knew had goals within him," said Head Coach Matt Cureton. "We knew we were waiting...

Scout Lynch, sophomore, performs a song and paints a picture of Makaila Veney, junior, at a previous coffee house.

Coffee House Slated for Tonight

Compiled by Staff September 13, 2023

Chrysalis, the Undead Poets Society and The Iron Blade have teamed up to host for the first coffee house of theJoin us in the Coffee House of the semester tonight in the Panther's Den. Festivities...

Seth Deaton kicks one of his two field goal attempts in the Week 1 loss at Muskingum.

Black Hats Look for First Win in Home Opener

Kyle Markowitz September 8, 2023

The Black Hats return home against North Carolina Wesleyan at 4 p.m., tomorrow, after a Week 1 loss to Muskingum University 31-20. “I feel like a win at home is critically important,” Head Coach...

The Norton Outdoor Adventures website shows an array of activities available to students.

Norton Outdoors Expo Scheduled for Tomorrow

September 6, 2023

Norton Outdoors Adventures is urging studetns to stop by the Quad tomorrow from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for its Expo. "Please come out and enjoy some hammocks, bike riding, foam sword fighting,...

Jamie Adams, junior, scored the lone goal for the Panthers Saturday.

Women’s Soccer Wins Season Opener

Compiled by Staff September 2, 2023

Avenging a 1-0 loss from a year ago, the women's soccer team beat Mary Baldwin University 4-1 Friday at Penn-Roediger Field in the season and home opener. "It sets us up for the rest of the season--just...

Chrysalis is seeking submissions for the fall 2023 edition. Submissions are due by Sept. 4.

‘Chrysalis’ Submissions Due Sept. 4

Compiled by Staff August 31, 2023

Have artwork? Photographs? Stories? Poems? Songs? Chrysalis is seeking submissions for its fall 2023 edition. For the chance to win $100 or $50, students, staff, and faculty, can submit creative...

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