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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... Read more »

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

Stew’s News             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 t... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Leigha Martinelli Tells Us Her Story

Leigha Martinelli Tells Us Her Story

Leigha Martinelli, Survivor
October 7, 2012
Filed under Health & Fitness, Opinion, Top Stories

When I was 8 years old I was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, one of the deadliest childhood cancers. I got hurt playing soccer and continued limping and complaining all night. The pain got worse and worse so we immediately went to Duke. They said I was stage 4 already when the cancer was found, which is... Read more »

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

James Everidge, Student
September 23, 2012
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Darby, I am writing to inform you about the recent switch of the Welcome Center and the President’s Office.  Even though an email was sent out, I am not sure how many students, faculty, and staff know or realize that this change has actually occurred.  This change is one that does not affect... Read more »

Letters to the Editor: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Letters to the Editor: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Leana Guzman & Domhnall Minogue, Students
September 23, 2012
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

A Positive Review Dear Darby, The school cafeteria has been completely changed this summer.  The old, colorless and somewhat depressing appearance of the schools primary eating area has been transformed to an open, well-lit and better equipped venue. Before we departed for our annual summer le... Read more »

Critical Habit Putting Catawba Residents at Risk

Critical Habit Putting Catawba Residents at Risk

Sydney Smith, Co-Editor
September 7, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Student Life & News, Top Stories

At some point as a resident Catawba student, you’ve seen this familiar scenario: after leaving your dorm, you return to find the doors of the building propped open. Door propping happens for numerous reasons. Some students do not allow the doors to shut properly. Others use rugs or other objects... Read more »

Zimmerman vs. Martin

Zimmerman vs. Martin

Bianca Stokes, Writer
April 17, 2012
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Background: On February 26th, Travyon Martin, a 17 year-old junior in high school, was spending the weekend at his father’s home. Martin left briefly to visit a nearby 7-Eleven where he purchased a bag of Skittles and an Arizona Tea. On his way back, Martin was spotted by 28 year-old George Zimmerman... Read more »

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