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Intramural Sports

CJ Cain, Writer
February 2, 2015
Filed under Fun Stuff

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...

“There’s No Place Like Catawba”

“There’s No Place Like Catawba”

Hannah Davis, Writer
October 27, 2014
Filed under Events, Fun Stuff

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 ...

11th Annual Duck Draw

11th Annual Duck Draw

Samuel Reeder, Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Events, Fun Stuff

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...

Students’ Top Picks at McCorkle’s

Students’ Top Picks at McCorkle’s

Alanna Paget, Writer
September 29, 2014
Filed under Fun Stuff, Student Life & News

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...

Shag Night

Shag Night

Hannah Davis, Writer
April 15, 2014
Filed under Events, Fun Stuff

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...

The Big Idea Business Plan Competition

The Big Idea Business Plan Competition

Hannah Davis, Writer
March 19, 2014
Filed under Events, Fun Stuff, Ketner School of Business

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...

Relax, It’s Friday

Relax, It’s Friday

Hannah Davis, Writer
February 24, 2014
Filed under Fun Stuff

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...

Catawba Winterfest Fun!

Catawba Winterfest Fun!

William Spencer, Writer
February 20, 2014
Filed under Fun Stuff

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...

Service of Lessons and Carols 2013

Service of Lessons and Carols 2013

Hannah Davis, Writer
December 5, 2013
Filed under Events, Fun Stuff

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...

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Kristi Leonard, Writer
December 2, 2013
Filed under Fun Stuff

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...

Life Size (Acoustic) Action

Life Size (Acoustic) Action

Theo Shepard, Writer/Social Media
November 30, 2013
Filed under Fun Stuff, Music

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...

Diversity Week: Catawba College Spreads Awareness of Cultures

Diversity Week: Catawba College Spreads Awareness of Cultures

Darby Reedy, Editor
November 18, 2013
Filed under Fun Stuff, Top Stories

Last week, Catawba College's Diversity Club sponsored Diversity Week. Taking place in the Cannon Student Center in the evening throughout the week, the Club provided a plethora of fun and informational activities to promote diversity and acceptance within and outside the college setting. President Jay...

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