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Stew’s Views: The Little Things

Stew’s Views: The Little Things

Josh Stewart, Sports Editor
April 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Championship qualities are not always the most obvious things to identify. As we enter into the grand finale of the college baseball season, the Catawba Indians baseball team is searching for the key that will unlock their full championship potential. What will it take for this team that boasts such...

The Dreaded Senior-itis

The Dreaded Senior-itis

Kelly Regan, Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Student Life & News, Top Stories

It’s that time of the year again. The time where senior college students seemed to be plagued with the terrible disease of senior-itis. Now you’re probably wondering what this terrible disease is and if it’s contagious. To answer your questions, senior-itis occurs when seniors tend to lose all...

Catawba’s “Hit Men”

Catawba’s “Hit Men”

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Lately, Catawba College has been blessed with a growing amount of success in the athletic realm. Under the guidance of Coach Curtis Walker, the football team has perennially boasted one of the best defenses in the conference. Also, this season both our men’s and women’s basketball team celebrated...

“The Children’s Hour” Review

“The Children’s Hour” Review

Kelsey Diehl, Writer
March 18, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Catawba College is known for many things, in particular it is known for the incredible theatre and drama department the school has. The campus thrives with a number of students who dedicate their time to assist in preparing, as well as perform in a variety of plays or musical productions that the school...

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

  If you’ve been following Catawba Men’s basketball over the years, then you’ve most likely picked up on a horrible reoccurring theme. Players past and present have referred to this omen as “The Catawba Curse.” Since the arrival of Head Coach Rob Perron in 2014, Catawba teams loaded...

Students ask: Will Catawba go Greek?

Students ask: Will Catawba go Greek?

Lexus Miller, Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Student Life & News

Most colleges have fraternity and sorority houses on campus. Collectively, these groups are called the “Greek system,” because each house is named after two or three letters of the Greek alphabet. Many students from Catawba College have asked the question of why Greek life isn’t on a campus that...

Look Out Below: Catawba Indians Softball Headed back to the Top

Look Out Below: Catawba Indians Softball Headed back to the Top

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

            For many, a new year represents a clean slate, a reinvention, or the adoption of a brand new persona. For Catawba Indians Softball, this year will mean just the opposite. You see, last year these phenoms took the South Atlantic Conference by storm kicking off the season wit...

Parking Issue Develops at Catawba College

Parking Issue Develops at Catawba College

Kiersten Nichols, Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

(SALISBURY) Then Republication Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence, running mate to Donald Trump, held a political rally here at Catawba College on October 24, 2016. While there were many individuals who were excited about this event, it also posed some problems to the campus. One of the everyday...

Making Your Decisions “Count!”

Shawn Stoffel, Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

One of the most memorable quotes of the 20th century probably comes from the 1994 film Forrest Gump. The lead character Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) said, “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” How many times have you played this quote o...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Rachel Rudisill, Student
September 17, 2013
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Darby, When entering the new school year I was very pleased when I found out that we would be getting a Starbucks.  I am a coffee fanatic so to hear that we could possibly get a Starbucks was very exciting news.  Even though we would be losing Mondo’s I was still very excited to be getting...

Smoke-Free Catawba: Yea or Nay?

Smoke-Free Catawba: Yea or Nay?

Tim Wellman, Writer
February 3, 2013
Filed under Health & Fitness, Opinion, Student Life & News

Catawba College is extremely progressive for such a small private college.  We have a variety of environmentally-friendly initiatives, and the college’s impending university status seems to be on everyone’s mind lately.  Administration at Catawba tries its very best to meet student and faculty...

Let It Snow!

Let It Snow!

Darby Reedy, Editor
January 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion

There’s something about the way the first snowfall of the year in Salisbury, North Carolina stirs the soul. Nothing is quite like it. Perhaps Catawba College is a unique experience—students gathered from around the world, experiencing something so unusual or so common for them. Floridians rejoice...

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