Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Car Show “Shined” On Despite Rain

By Mary Stoudt

Hundreds of cars rolled in - amid the rain falls - as attendees to the sixth annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show hosted by the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum on Apr. 24, marking the first in-person event for the BRIM since the outbreak of the COVID. 

(Vehicles at the sixth annual Moonshine Heritage Car Show. Photo credit: Mary Stoudt.)

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Chrysalis’s Spring 2021 Edition Officially Revealed

By Lindsey Foster

Ferrum College’s Chrysalis Literary and Arts Magazine had their official reveal of the spring 2021 edition on Apr. 19, 2021, about two months after the autumn/winter 2020 issue was released in February 2021. This event - with refreshments provided - returned to an in-person meet at the Blue Ridge Mountain Room in Franklin Hall. 

(The cover photo of Chrysalis’s spring issue was taken by Riley Church and is titled Between the Smoky Mountains.)

Panthers Recognized at 2021 Academic Awards Ceremony

By Lindsey Foster

Every year at Ferrum College, students are recognized for their academic achievements in a plethora of disciplines. And even the pandemic cannot overturn the joy of celebrating this year’s Academic Awards Ceremony, which took place on Apr. 16, 2021.

(Senior Jack Sheehan outside his dorm with his Ferrum College President’s Cup award. Photo Credit: Justin Talley.)

Dance Team Performed 2021 Showcase

By Lindsey Foster

With their first event “lip sync battle” initiated in 2020, the Ferrum dance team aims to hold a series of events and activities for the campus to come together every year. The second event this team offered was titled “2021 dance showcase”, which occurred on Apr. 17, 2021 and consisted of group and solo performances from the dance team. In accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines, this showcase was open to Ferrum College students only while pursuing to prompt some audience participation.

(All dance team members taking a bow at the end of the showcase with announcer Daeshawn Barrett. Left to Right: Senior Mahnoor Mughal, Senior Helen Ogbole, Senior Elisha Hudson, Freshman Sheldon Mills, Junior Daeshawn Barrett, Sophomore Tatyana Barley, Senior Serena Johnson, Sophomore Summer Lawson, Junior Hafashimana Restina. Photo Credit: Lindsey Foster.)