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“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 »

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 »

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 »

Relax, It’s Friday

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Hannah Davis, Writer
February 24, 2014

The Wigwam event this Friday was all about relaxation. As one of the only full weeks of classes since students have gotten back from winter break, the event was extremely welcomed by students. At the event, there were four full massage chairs, and four massaging cots that gently rocked your legs and... Read more »

Catawba Winterfest Fun!


William Spencer, Writer
February 20, 2014

For those who attended Catawba’s annual Winterfest, it was anything but uneventful. As the members of the women’s club, Helen Foil Beard prepared the decorations and signed the students into the school’s physical education center, a rush of excitement and festivity could be felt from both the group... 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 »

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Kristi Leonard, Writer
December 2, 2013

Traditions are everywhere here at Catawba. On Monday November 25, inside of the student center, the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting was held. Each year clubs and faculty act out the twelve days of Christmas. Dr. Clapp is always the partridge in a pear tree and of course the drum line drums up a storm... Read more »

Life Size (Acoustic) Action


Theo Shepard, Writer/Social Media
November 30, 2013

Friday, November 22nd, was a night for people who wanted to jam out to some live, good, and raw tunes. Even though Life Size was without two of the band’s five members, they still put on a terrific opening show at the new Lee St. Theatre in downtown Salisbury for the headliner that night, Bombadil. The... Read more »