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The Freshman to Look Out For

The Freshman to Look Out For

Lexus Miller, Writer
April 29, 2017
Filed under Spotlights

Isabella Frommelt is a freshman at Catawba College who is shining a light on us all. She is from the Huntersville, NC and is an intended Communications Major with a minor in Theatre. As a child, Isabella said she was very shy and also very scared of human interaction. As time went on, she found her interest...

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Odd News, Restaurants, Student Life & News, Students

How can we eat more chicken when there isn’t a Chick-fil-A within a three-mile radius from Catawba College? As of now, the closest Chick-fil-A is 19 miles away and no one wants to drive that distance unless they're truly dedicated to those spicy chicken sandwiches. In the year of 2015, the Mooresville...

Julian Keniry Says Catawba College is a “Solar Campus”

Julian Keniry Says Catawba College is a “Solar Campus”

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor
March 11, 2017
Filed under Events, Student Life & News, Students

One of the top environmentalists in the United States recently visited Catawba and was impressed with what she found on campus. Julian Keniry is the Senior Director of the National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeader and Higher Education initiative. That means that she cares deeply about what college campuses...

Justice for All: Conversation with Catawba’s Title IX Administrator

Justice for All: Conversation with Catawba’s Title IX Administrator

Michael Jones, Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

According to a 1979 Federal law, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” This policy is known as Title...

Catawba 06’ Alumnus Dennis Reed

Catawba 06’ Alumnus Dennis Reed

Chris Averill, Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

2006 Catawba Alumnus and Music Business graduate, Dennis Reed, spent this year on tour with the renowned R&B/Soul artist, Fantasia. While on tour, Fantasia picked up the song, “Necessary” written and released by Dennis Reed over a decade ago. After hearing the song, Fantasia began performing...

Student Spotlight: Nichole Rosati

Student Spotlight: Nichole Rosati

William Spencer, Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

“It’s really simple and easy to make,” are the words you’ll hear if you stop by Nichole Rosati’s table in the Canon Student Center during lunch in September. An avid lover of all things fun and nerdy, Rosati has adapted her passion into her profession with her 8-bit artwork. The senior Accounting...

Athlete Spotlight: C.J. Barksdale

Lexie Stavac, Writer
October 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Top Stories

Catawba’s football team has not had the season they had hoped for, but there have been some bright spots. One of those is senior defensive lineman C.J. Barksdale. He came to Catawba from Hillcrest High School in Simpsonville, S.C. Barksdale seemed headed for a great career when he was named the...

Bees? Bees.

Bees? Bees.

Hannah Davis, Editor
October 29, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

The Environmental Stewards is a scholarship group on campus that specializes in helping to make a greener, more sustainable Catawba College Campus and Salisbury community. The group is open to students who are majoring or minoring in an Environmental field. These students work all year long on projects ...

Student Spotlight: Taylor Mason

Student Spotlight: Taylor Mason

Abygail Rohletter, Writer, Photographer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

Catawba College is known for its diverse and talented population. One such talent is Taylor Mason, a freshman here at Catawba College and a good friend of mine. A self-described “country girl at heart,” she loves the outdoors and her jeep almost as much as she loves being the life of the party, singing,...

A Veteran’s College Success Story

A Veteran’s College Success Story

Shawn Stoffel, Writer, Photographer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

When I joined the Marine Corps in 1995, military service became a way of life for me. Over the years, I had amassed an enormous service resume with many of the armed forces notorious combat units. I deployed to Afghanistan with the 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Light Infantry Division while serving in...

Student Spotlight: Trey Irby

Student Spotlight: Trey Irby

Laurel Edge, Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Spotlights

Trey Irby, from Concord NC, is an honors senior here at Catawba College and is preparing to graduate in the Spring of 2017. Irby is seeking a BA Theatre Arts Degree as well as a minor in Studio Art. He has been involved with the theatre arts department throughout his entire college career. His previous...

Catawba’s Unsung Heroes: Why Nurses Candy & Kathi Care

Catawba’s Unsung Heroes: Why Nurses Candy & Kathi Care

Brittany C Beal, Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

Catawba College boasts an impressive diversity here on campus, with students from across the states to across borders and oceans. The culture of the campus is rich and beautiful because of the variety of people here, but with so many young adults growing accustomed to being far from home, college itself...

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