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  • Catawba’s “Hit Men”

    Catawba’s “Hit Men”

    Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor

    March 21, 2017

    Lately, Catawba College has been blessed with a growing amount of success in the athletic realm. Under the guidance of Coach Curtis Walker, the football team has perennially boasted one of the best defenses in the conference. Also, this season both our men’s and women’s basketball team celebrated...

    Tim Cowie/theSACPhotos.com

  • Breaking the Catawba Curse

    Breaking the Catawba Curse

    Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor

    February 23, 2017

      If you’ve been following Catawba Men’s basketball over the years, then you’ve most likely picked up on a horrible reoccurring theme. Players past and present have referred to this omen as “The Catawba Curse.” Since the arrival of Head Coach Rob Perron in 2014, Catawba teams loaded...

  • Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

    Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

    Carissa Hughes, Writer

    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 Go Burrito. Walking to the restaurant you can smell the sweet hickory smoked barbeque from a block away...

    Veronica Leasure

  • Catawba’s Fountain: The Sequel

    Catawba’s Fountain: The Sequel

    Veronica Leasure, Photography Editor

    February 18, 2017

    On the Catawba College campus restoration is underway of the fountain in Stanback Plaza in front of the Student Center. Frannie Taylor is the head of the campus project department in charge of reviving the fountain. The fountain’s original pumps are going to be used to make it functional again. Taylor...

    Veronica Leasure

  • Catawba Student Named Miss Rowan County

    Catawba Student Named Miss Rowan County

    Megan Braun, Writer

    February 13, 2017

    Mary Scott Norris, a senior integrated marketing and communications major at Catawba, was recently crowned Miss Rowan County 2017, disputing the myth that beauty pageants are no longer relevant. Norris decided to enter the pageant to earn scholarship money. The pageant does not just award prizes to...

    Lenn Long Photography

Student Life & News

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor

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 closest Chick-fil-A is 19 miles away and no one...

March 21No Comments

No Stress Zone at Catawba College

No Stress Zone at Catawba College

Jeremiah Moss, Writer

Close your eyes, loosen up those shoulders, relax, and breathe. Erase all of your worries because Spa Night has arrived once again to Catawba College. The timing couldn’t...

March 21No Comments

Students Participate in Dunn’s Mountain Clean Up

Students Participate in Dunn’s Mountain Clean Up

Shelby Rogers, Writer

Dunn’s Mountain Park was once the hot spot for partying in Granite Quarry. There are beautiful slabs of flat granite that make for a great location to hang out with friends...

March 18No Comments

Julian Keniry Says Catawba College is a “Solar Campus”

Julian Keniry Says Catawba College is a “Solar Campus”

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor

One of the top environmentalists in the United States recently visited Catawba and was impressed with what she found on campus. Julian Keniry is the Senior Director of the...

March 11No Comments

Wigwam’s Campus Feud

Wigwam’s Campus Feud

Jeremiah Moss, Writer

Many questions were asked and many were answered right and wrong. Of course, the wrong answers were some of the best moments of the game. For instance, “What kind of shoes...

March 6No Comments

What are YOU doing for Spring Break?

What are YOU doing for Spring Break?

Emily Wong, Writer

With Spring Break right around the corner Catawba students are getting thrilled over their plans for break. Students are spending time with family, working, and others are...

March 6No 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 22No 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 21No Comments

Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

February 21

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

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

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

“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 6No Comments

Wigwam presents Superbowl LI

Wigwam presents Superbowl LI

February 20

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

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

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

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor

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 closest Chick-fil-A is 19 miles away and no one...

March 21No Comments

“The Children’s Hour” Review

“The Children’s Hour” Review

March 18

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

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

Reefer Madness at Lee Street Theatre

Reefer Madness at Lee Street Theatre

November 29

"Reefer Madness," produced in collaboration with Lee Street Theatre as part of a new partnership with Catawba, was the fourth...

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