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Student Spotlight: Kirstyn Kruse

Alanna Paget, Writer
October 27, 2014

Meet Kirstyn Kruse, a current sophomore at Catawba College, is strongly considering majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications and minoring in English. She was born and raised in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and is part of the women’s lacrosse team. Her position out on the field is attack and after... Read more »

James Davis: A Criminal Defense Lawyer

Kiersten Nichols, Writer/Photographer
October 27, 2014

On March 7, 2000 a month long capital murder trial was concluded by James Davis.  His client was a 28 yr old white female with an IQ of 78, the average IQ is around 100.  She was accused of killing her father and was facing the death sentence. She testified for two days, there was a lot of forensic... Read more »

Alumni Spotlight: Jill Paget Lowe


Alanna Paget, Writer
September 8, 2014

Mrs. Jill Paget Lowe graduated from Catawba in 1999. She majored in Spanish and headed out to Los Angeles after college to pursue a masters in Spanish at California State Long Beach. However, she thought about what her true passion really was and it happened to be fashion! She then decided to pursue... Read more »

Student Spotlight: Lauren Stacks

Lauren Stacks

William Spencer, Writer
April 15, 2014

The Theater Arts program offered at Catawba College is one of the most prestigious and well-received in the Southeast and for students majoring in theatrical performance such as Lauren Stacks, it is hard not to take full advantage. A Winston-Salem native, Stacks grew up in a family of four children and... Read more »

Music Spotlight: Quashona Renee

Qui Qui

William Spencer, Writer
March 19, 2014

Quashona Renee is not your typical college student. When she is not hitting the books, she’s hitting the stage to entertain audiences with her neo-soul inspired gospel music. Born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and growing up as the middle child in a family of seven children, Renee knew that there was... Read more »

Athlete Spotlight: Tyrece Little

Tyrece Little

Aaron Hartsell, Writer
January 21, 2014

Meet Tyrece Little, a 6’8″ center on the Catawba men’s basketball team from Greenville, North Carolina. Tyrece is a junior this season and he is number 5 on the court. In the classroom, Tyrece is undeclared for his major but would like to focus on the business aspect of being a sports... Read more »

Going back to college

January 8, 2014

On July 4th, 2007 I was celebrating our countries day of independence not knowing that by 9:30 PM, my life would drastically be changed forever. My friends and I had been drinking pretty much the whole day at my friend’s bosses’ lake house. We took the boat out late that afternoon and cruised... Read more »

Student Spotlight: Rachel Gallup


Aaron Hartsell, Writer
October 29, 2013

Meet Rachel Gallup, a 6’3” Outside Hitter/Right Setter on the Catawba volleyball team from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Rachel is a sophomore this season and she is number 23 on the court. In the classroom, Rachel is an elementary education major with a communications minor. Rachel graduated from Courtland... Read more »

Student Spotlight: Anna Barnes

Anna Barnes

Aaron Hartsell, Writer
October 8, 2013

Meet Anna Barnes, a 5’7″ distance swimmer on the Catawba swim team from Suwanee, Georgia. Anna is a junior this season. In the classroom, Anna is a communications major. Anna graduated from North Gwinnett High School and when she is not participating in school or swimming related activities,... Read more »

Student Spotlight: Tim Pangburn

Tim Pangburn

Aaron Hartsell, Writer
October 1, 2013

Meet Tim Pangburn, a 6’2″ Offensive Lineman on the Catawba football team from Mt. Ulla, North Carolina. Tim is a sophomore this season and he is number 71 on the field. In the classroom, Tim is a physical education major. Tim graduated from West Rowan High School and when he is not participating... Read more »