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Shag Night

Justin Burroughs and Brittany Hahn shag dancing

Hannah Davis, Writer
April 15, 2014

Last Wednesday, April 9th, the Freshman Class hosted a Shag Dance event on the outdoor sand volleyball courts. The event was open for beginners, pros, or anyone who has never even heard of Shag dancing. Even if you did not want to dance, you could socialize, play frisbee and listen to the relaxing beach... Read more »

Catawbapalooza 2014


Hannah Davis, Writer
April 7, 2014

Last week, Catawba hosted its annual Catawbapalooza event. There were exciting events all week long. At each event, students were given a free gift for attending but you had to show up early if you wanted one! Some of the prizes were a plastic ID cardholder, a collapsible Frisbee, and an orange Mason... Read more »

The Big Idea Business Plan Competition


Hannah Davis, Writer
March 19, 2014

A new competition has sprung up in Rowan County for any one above the age of 16 who has a business idea that they wish to pursue. Competitors may work as a team or individually but they must be in high school, college, or an adult in Rowan County. High school teams and individuals are required to have... Read more »

Build a Free Bear

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Hannah Davis, Writer
February 10, 2014

This past weekend, Wigwam hosted its annual build a bear event. Students started lining up in the student center as early as 6PM for this 7 o’clock event. The line started at the main entrance to the student center and wrapped all the way around to the student affairs office. Students in line had an... Read more »

Service of Lessons and Carols 2013


Hannah Davis, Writer
December 5, 2013

The Omwake-Dearborn Chapel was adorned with garland and wreaths, suffusing the air with a fresh pine aroma. Smiles and fuzzy Christmas sweaters were worn by almost everyone in attendance. It is, as the saying goes, that time of year again. It is the time of year for giving and celebrating. It is Christmas... Read more »

Black Lake Retreat Center Service Project

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Hannah Davis, Writer
November 26, 2013

Members of Dr. Clapp’s first year seminar class, “The answer to life’s really big questions,” went to the Black Lake Retreat Center this past weekend to complete their service project requirement for the class. The Retreat Center is owned by Catawba College and consists of over 300 acres of land.... Read more »

Wind Ensemble: Veterans Day Concert


Hannah Davis, Writer
November 19, 2013

Last Monday night, the Catawba Wind Ensemble played a Veterans Day concert that they have been practicing hard for all semester. This concert featured many famous American songs like John Philip Sousa’s “The Belle of Chicago” and, of course, “The Star Spangled Banner,” arranged... Read more »

Catawba College Homecoming 2013


Hannah Davis, Writer
October 22, 2013

Leaving family and friends after fall break was hard, but the transition back into college life was made manageable by all of the fun and exciting Homecoming events. Throughout the week, there were a variety of events from sports to tie-dyeing, and the student center was decorated with festive school... Read more »

Catawba vs. Livingstone: Helping the United Way


Rebecca Rider, Writer
September 10, 2013

Want to take part in the Catawba/Livingstone rivalry? This year the two colleges are fighting over more than just a football game—they’re also going head to head in the Rowan County United Way’s 2013-2014 fundraising campaign. Who can raise more money, the Bears or the Indians? The United... Read more »

Catawba Students Experience Leadership Retreat

Morgan King, Writer
September 3, 2013

During Labor Day weekend, the Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored the annual Leadership Retreat held at Black Lake Retreat Center in Asheboro, NC, in cooperation with the Retreat Leadership Corps (RLC) and the Lilly Center for Vocation and Values. The thirty participants included members from... Read more »