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Big on the Pig: Best BBQ Restaurants in Rowan County


Lucas Safrit , Writer
April 28, 2015

Rivalries are everywhere. Yankees vs. Red Sox, Pepsi vs. Coca-Cola, Duke vs. Carolina vs. NC State, etc. However, in this region of North Carolina, barbecue is the hot topic for competition. Numerous BBQ joints dot the landscape around the area, primarily in Rowan and Davidson Counties. The main type... Read more »

Life Hacks That Help


Lucas Safrit , Writer
April 16, 2015

Surprisingly enough, there are many different ways that you can do things that will make your life much easier. As a college kid, this may be great news for someone who is wanting to be efficient and crafty with the resources provided to them. These tips are commonly referred to as “life hacks”,... Read more »

5 Things to Do On Catawba Snow Days

Kiersten Nichols, Writer/Photographer
March 9, 2015

Take time to catch up on studying!  This past week the snowpocalypse, as it has been dubbed, cancelled the midterms many of us were suppose to take.  This was a great opportunity for those who could not find time to study as much as we wanted to.  If you are behind on homework, studying, or writing... Read more »

Jabali Afrika

African Drum

Hannah Davis, Writer
February 17, 2015

In honor of Black History Month, Wigwam teamed up with the Catawba College Diversity Club for this past Friday’s event. Students who came to the event got to experience authentic African music. Members of the band, who are originally from Kenya, performed tribal songs on special African drums and other... Read more »

Single on V-Day? That’s Okay!


Samuel Reeder, Writer
February 11, 2015

It is that time of the year again where Valentine’s Day comes upon us. And it can be a day filled with love and affection for your significant other. But if you are like a lot of people on Valentine’s Day, you find yourself alone and without a date. For those of you who are single, here are some... Read more »

Build Your Own Critter 2015

Hannah Davis, Writer
February 9, 2015

The much anticipated yearly Build Your Own Critter Wigwam event was a big success. This year, students also got to create cute Valentines Day cards, decorate some yummy cookies, and take silly photographs with the photo-booth props. Another new addition this year is that the critters that students got... Read more »

Intramural Sports

CJ Cain, Writer
February 2, 2015

Intramural sports are events that a lot of the student body looks forward to each year.  Students look forward to these events because of the competitiveness of the events. Some look at it for the simple fact of fun. A lot of people who play intramural sports are people who are active amongst the... Read more »

“There’s No Place Like Catawba”

Bonfire ECO Workers

Hannah Davis, Writer
October 27, 2014

This year’s homecoming theme was “There’s No Place Like Catawba,” a pun off of the famous Wizard of Oz quote “There’s no place like home.” The week kicked off on Tuesday with a “Make it, Take it” night featuring custom koozies, car decals and lucky bamboo plants. On Wednesday was the... Read more »

11th Annual Duck Draw


Samuel Reeder, Writer
October 17, 2014

It is that time of year again where Student Affairs puts on their annual fundraiser, the Duck Draw! This year marks their 11th year hosting this fundraiser. The Duck Draw is a fundraiser that helps provide Thanksgiving meals for families that need assistance this holiday season. The meals include: a... Read more »

Students’ Top Picks at McCorkle’s


Alanna Paget, Writer
September 29, 2014

Ever been in a rush to class and find yourself being indecisive about making a selection at McCorkle’s? Well, some student’s are here to help you make a quicker decision. Formally known as Mondo’s, McCorkle’s offers students several food and snack options to satisfy your taste buds. Whether it’s... Read more »