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  • Why ‘Hamilton’ Epitomizes My Senior Year

    Why ‘Hamilton’ Epitomizes My Senior Year

    Hannah Davis, Editor-In-Chief

    April 30, 2017

    This past year Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton - An American Musical” took the theatre world by storm. It tells the seemingly untold story of founding father Alexander Hamilton in a way that no one would have ever expected - a rap musical. In 2016 it was nominated for 16 Tony Awards - setting a...

    Hannah Davis

  • How I Learned to Fail Successfully

    How I Learned to Fail Successfully

    William Spencer, Managerial Editor

    April 30, 2017

    No really, I can graduate? All right, you caught me. I was going to write this amazing piece on how you can be successful when you graduate. I was going to have this awesome overarching theme like you see in the New York Times editorials, “How the tear in my underpants got me a job, saved my relationship,...

    Joel Schlaudt

  • The Pioneer Launches New Instagram Account

    The Pioneer Launches New Instagram Account

    Veronica Leasure, Photography Editor

    April 29, 2017

    The Catawba College Pioneer student newspaper goes visual by starting the @catawbapioneer Instagram account.  Pictures of campus events and student news will be posted regularly on the account to promote school pride and campus events. The Pioneer photography editor, Veronica Leasure, and Pioneer...

  • Priscilla Perez Releases Debut EP, “Weirdo’s Like Us”

    Priscilla Perez Releases Debut EP, “Weirdo’s Like Us”

    William Spencer, Writer and Managing Editor

    April 23, 2017

    Catawba College student, Priscilla Perez is releasing her debut EP entitled “Weirdos Like Us” on Sunday, April 30. Since September of last year, Perez has been in the studio rehearsing, recording, and assisting with mixing the 4-track compilation. “ ‘Weirdos Like Us’ is one of the songs on...

  • The Dreaded Senior-itis

    The Dreaded Senior-itis

    Kelly Regan, Writer

    March 28, 2017

    It’s that time of the year again. The time where senior college students seemed to be plagued with the terrible disease of senior-itis. Now you’re probably wondering what this terrible disease is and if it’s contagious. To answer your questions, senior-itis occurs when seniors tend to lose all...

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Student Life & News

Why ‘Hamilton’ Epitomizes My Senior Year

Why ‘Hamilton’ Epitomizes My Senior Year

Hannah Davis, Editor-In-Chief

This past year Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton - An American Musical” took the theatre world by storm. It tells the seemingly untold story of founding father Alexander...

April 30, 2017No Comments

How I Learned to Fail Successfully

How I Learned to Fail Successfully

William Spencer, Managerial Editor

No really, I can graduate? All right, you caught me. I was going to write this amazing piece on how you can be successful when you graduate. I was going to have this awesome...

April 30, 2017No Comments

The Pioneer Launches New Instagram Account

The Pioneer Launches New Instagram Account

Veronica Leasure, Photography Editor

The Catawba College Pioneer student newspaper goes visual by starting the @catawbapioneer Instagram account.  Pictures of campus events and student news will be posted regularly...

April 29, 2017No Comments

Palooza ’17 Recap

Palooza ’17 Recap

Jeremiah Moss, Writer

A Ferris wheel, laser tag, cash, obstacle course, funnel cakes, and nice warm weather: Catawbapalooza ’17 was filled with nonstop exciting activities for every student,...

April 29, 2017No Comments

Monster’s Bars

Monster’s Bars

Jeremiah Moss, Writer

On Friday, the 21st, Wigwam Production hosted a hip hop concert performed by an inspirational and encouraging rapper originating from Las Vegas, Vinci Carson. The night was...

April 29, 2017No Comments

The Dreaded Senior-itis

The Dreaded Senior-itis

Kelly Regan, Writer

It’s that time of the year again. The time where senior college students seemed to be plagued with the terrible disease of senior-itis. Now you’re probably wondering what...

March 28, 2017No Comments

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Out & About

Thirsty Thursdays Starting at Morgan Ridge Brewery

Thirsty Thursdays Starting at Morgan Ridge Brewery

Carissa Hughes, Writer

Lets face it, college students do want to have fun. But, when it comes to bars or club scenes in Salisbury, unfortunately there is little to none - especially anything targeted...

March 22, 2017No Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Friday Night Out Downtown

St. Patrick’s Day Friday Night Out Downtown

Kelsey Diehl, Writer

Photos by: Veronica Leasure Locals from Salisbury, NC. may already be aware of the tradition of Friday Night Out that takes place in historic downtown Salisbury. If you...

March 21, 2017No Comments

Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

February 21, 2017

As many of Catawba’s students already know, the current buzz in town is Salisbury’s newest addition The Smoke Pit, located downtown on 117 E Innes St. This barbeque joint is the best thing since ...

Chili Contest at New Sarum Brewing

Chili Contest at New Sarum Brewing

February 21, 2017

What could possibly be better than good friends, football, beer and an energetic atmosphere? Kendall Poe of New Sarum Brewing was faced with this exact question and answered simply with a chill contest....

Hidden Figures Hits Tinseltown

Hidden Figures Hits Tinseltown

February 13, 2017

Wednesday night, Catawba and Livingstone students attended a “Movie Night” at Tinseltown, here in Salisbury. President of the Black Student Union, Junior Alexis Beverly explained that this event had...

Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery Review

Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery Review

February 7, 2017

“Great Atmosphere! Stellar service! Wonderful Food!” These are some of the comments to be found on the Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery Facebook page. Every town has something special about...

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Fun Stuff

What’s your Valentine’s day look like? 

What’s your Valentine’s day look like? 

Emily Wong, Writer

Unless you have a significant other, February 14th is just like any other day. People who are single expect nothing special to happen. Whereas people in relationships wait...

March 6, 2017No Comments

Wigwam presents Superbowl LI

Wigwam presents Superbowl LI

February 20, 2017

Friday night is the night of Wigwam Productions, but occasionally, the organization hosts on other nights as well. The NFL...

5 Shows to Stream: A College Student’s Guide

5 Shows to Stream: A College Student’s Guide

September 6, 2016

Once upon a time, college students were forced to live without Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Roku, and every other streaming...

Every Mountain is Worth the Climb

Every Mountain is Worth the Climb

September 6, 2016

In life, we all experience triumphs, and many of us are fortunate that we have our parents and family to pick us up and help...

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Arts & Entertainment

Priscilla Perez Releases Debut EP, “Weirdo’s Like Us”

Priscilla Perez Releases Debut EP, “Weirdo’s Like Us”

William Spencer, Writer and Managing Editor

Catawba College student, Priscilla Perez is releasing her debut EP entitled “Weirdos Like Us” on Sunday, April 30. Since September of last year, Perez has been in the...

April 23, 2017No Comments

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

March 21, 2017

How can we eat more chicken when there isn’t a Chick-fil-A within a three-mile radius from Catawba College? As of now,...

“The Children’s Hour” Review

“The Children’s Hour” Review

March 18, 2017

Catawba College is known for many things, in particular it is known for the incredible theatre and drama department the school...

Theatre Preview: New Shows for a New Semester

Theatre Preview: New Shows for a New Semester

January 31, 2017

The 2016 fall semester brought the Catawba Theatre family not only closer with each other but closer to the rest of the Catawba...

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