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New Debate Team at Catawba

Courtney Hughes, Writer

A new debate team has been started at Catawba. Ran jointly by Pr. Tara Gilstrap and Professor Mike Hogewood, they are expected to start competition in the spring. So far they have about twenty students at the meetings. “It is a long process to get to competitions but that is our goal.” Pr. Gilstrap said during our interview. Debate team prepares for a competition...  Read More »

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Why Small Schools Matter

Why Small Schools Matter

Hannah Davis, Editor

If my family and friends were to tell me four years ago that I would be going to a college ¼ the size of my high school, I probably would have laughed at them. However,...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

Catawba College Nationally Ranked #4 by U.S. News!

Catawba College Nationally Ranked #4 by U.S. News!

Jennifer Lewine, Writer, Photographer

“I think Catawba has begun to market what makes us different in a lot of ways, and that may be why we are moving up in their rankings,” Dr. J. Michael Bitzer says in response...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

A Freshman’s Perspective on a New Chapter of Life

Jessica Pautz, Writer

As a freshman at Catawba College, life can be a bit scary for the first few months. It’s the process of transitioning from a high school student to practically an adult, figuring out what they want to do for the rest of their life. Life will be overwhelming for a while, but there’s always one thing that gets my freshman self through it. For the first two weeks or...  Read More »

Nov 1 • No Comments

Catawba’s Growing Honors Program Travels to Seattle

Catawba’s Growing Honors Program Travels to Seattle

Kiersten Nichols, Writer

Catawba College had seven representatives present at the 2016 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference in Seattle, Washington.  The theme of this year’s NCHC...  Read More »

Nov 1 • No Comments

What is SGA?

What is SGA?

Courtney Hughes, Writer

SGA is the student body government for Catawba College. They represent student interest in a variety of ways, like debating tuition and making sure student needs are met...  Read More »

Oct 31 • No Comments

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Out & About

BellaJayde Boutique: A Local Gem

BellaJayde Boutique: A Local Gem

Abygail Rohletter, Writer, Photographer

Salisbury has many attractions and shops that people really love. BellaJayde boutique is a shop that younger and older women can enjoy. It is located on south main street...  Read More »

Sep 20 • No Comments

Fish In The Smokies

Fish In The Smokies

Kiersten Nichols, Writer/Photographer

Ripley’s has three locations for their aquariums; they are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and Toronto, Canada. Ripley’s owns attractions interna...  Read More »

May 12 • No Comments

Spring Break in Charleston

Spring Break in Charleston

March 22, 2016

Pictures from a spring break trip to Charleston, South Carolina.

Spring Break Travel Scenery

Spring Break Travel Scenery

March 22, 2016

Spring Break is one of the most exciting times of year for students begging for time off of school somewhere warm. Here are some shots from a road trip and vacation around sunny Jacksonville, Florida. ...  Read More »

Sea Life in Our Backyard

Sea Life in Our Backyard

February 29, 2016

Have you ever wanted to play with starfish?  How about watch an eel swim as graceful as a ribbon in the wind?  If you answered yes, then Sea Life Aquarium might be the perfect place for you.  S...  Read More »

Fresh Steps through Downtown Salisbury

Fresh Steps through Downtown Salisbury

February 10, 2016

As a new student in Salisbury, I documented my first walk through established Downtown Salisbury.

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Fun Stuff

5 Shows to Stream: A College Student’s Guide

5 Shows to Stream: A College Student’s Guide

Jennifer Lewine, Writer

Once upon a time, college students were forced to live without Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Roku, and every other streaming service available across the internet. It was a...  Read More »

Sep 6 • No Comments

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...  Read More »

Tips for the Pokémon Invasion

Tips for the Pokémon Invasion

August 30, 2016

Little pocket creatures, otherwise known as Pokémon, have taken over Catawba! Many of you may have noticed an increase in people lookin...  Read More »

The Parchman Hour at Lee Street

The Parchman Hour at Lee Street

April 14, 2016

Earlier this week, Lee Street theater had its showing of the amazing production The Parchman Hour directed by Craig Kolkebeck....  Read More »

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Arts & Entertainment

Reefer Madness at Lee Street Theatre

Reefer Madness at Lee Street Theatre

Laurel Edge, Writer

"Reefer Madness," produced in collaboration with Lee Street Theatre as part of a new partnership with Catawba, was the fourth and final show of the Fall 2016 semester performed...  Read More »

Nov 29 • No Comments

Segue 61 Music Program

Segue 61 Music Program

October 28, 2016

Catawba College recently announced the expansion of a one-year interdisciplinary certificate program offered in Nashville,...  Read More »

2016 Freshman Showcase

2016 Freshman Showcase

October 26, 2016

Ever since 2012, the Catawba family has been curious as to where the “Freshman Showcase” went. As the years went by,...  Read More »

Catawba’s Theatre Program Participates in Festival

Catawba’s Theatre Program Participates in Festival

September 19, 2016

The theatre program at Catawba College has earned yet another opportunity to showcase their talent and accomplishments. The...  Read More »

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