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Chicago at the Meroney Theatre

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Courtney Briscoe, Writer
April 10, 2014

The musical Chicago, based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, is currently being performed at the Meroney Theatre in Salisbury, NC. Upcoming performance dates include April 11th and 12th at 7:30 PM. Directed by Tod A. Kubo, the show features some of Catawba’s very own, including Jordan Clifton... Read more »

Badin Road Drive-In Provides Old Time Fun


Darby Reedy, Editor
November 25, 2013

Located in nearby Albemarle, North Carolina, the Badin Road Drive-In provides an experience that is becoming hard to find. Drive-ins have mostly disappeared, being replaced by indoor theaters. But the Badin Road Drive-In is still up and running and providing a great experience for anyone who visits. The... Read more »

SNCAE Halloween


Kristi Leonard, Writer
November 4, 2013

On this past chilly Halloween night, Fulton Heights Neighborhood held a Halloween event. As I pulled up on a side street in Fulton Heights Neighborhood, there were tons of cars sitting around. While setting up SNCAE’s table for face painting, the abundance of children gathering at the other end of... Read more »

Patterson’s Pumpkins


Kristi Leonard, Writer
October 24, 2013

Patterson Farm is a local pumpkin patch that has tons of activities for those young and old. Patterson Farms started selling produce grown from their land in 1946. James A. Patterson and Sons have been farming since 1919. The family had a passion for growing and producing crops; the farm took on the... Read more »

Restaurant Review: Kimono


Rebecca Rider, Writer
September 24, 2013

There’s a new Japanese-style restaurant around that’s stealing the show. Kimono has only been open a few months, but it’s already a pretty hopping place to go. Kimono’s first impression might not be the best. It’s obviously in a building not built for it, and the interior... Read more »

Katana Japanese Fusion Sushi


Kristi Leonard, Writer
September 10, 2013

Looking for some good Japanese that’s affordable? Try Katana Japanese Fusion. Katana Japanese Fusion is just a short drive from Catawba’s campus, and the food is probably one of the best “fast” Japanese Restaurants I have been to. I ordered the Hibachi Chicken and within a few short minutes my... Read more »

The Bike Trail of a Lifetime!

Damascus, VA

Rebekah Brown, Writer
April 17, 2013

Damascus, VA, roughly 3 hours away from Salisbury, NC, is a small town that has an 18 mile bike trail.  This bike trail is not like your normal bike trail. The path is smooth for the most part and it is a gradual downhill bike trail. It seems like you will have to hike up and down, but it’s only... Read more »

Shakespeare with the Experts


Shakeisha Gray, Guest Writer
March 15, 2013

Over Spring Break, I and another student, Jacquelyn Loy, had the opportunity to travel to the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia. We traveled with two current Catawba College professors, Dr. Aaron Butler and Linda Kesler, as well as two retired Catawba professors, Dr. Bethany Sinnott and... Read more »

A Mother’s Love is Forever


Megan Varnadore, Writer/Lifestyles Editor
February 12, 2013

If you have not seen Mama yet, I urge you to do so!  Guillermo Del Toro really outdid himself, as he often does.  This movie is certainly a contender for horror flick of the year for 2013.  As far as scary movies go, this one was not typical.  Its plot line was enjoyable and relatable and lacked... Read more »

Gritz: The Best New Place in Town to Grab a Bite


Rebecca Rider, Writer
February 10, 2013

There’s a new eatery in town unlike anything Salisbury has seen before. Located on East Innes, Gritz serves Cajun and Creole style food, as well as a mouth-watering brunch. Designed to look like an outdoor cafe, the interior is filled with odds and ends and decorated with beautiful wall murals.... Read more »