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James Davis: A Criminal Defense Lawyer

Kiersten Nichols, Writer/Photographer

October 27

Filed under Alumni, Student Life & News

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 Sounds of Homecoming

Rashad Brown, Writer

October 28

Filed under Alumni, Archives, Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

This past weekend Catawba College came together to celebrate homecoming, reuniting family, friends, and alumni alike. This year the music department of Catawba filled the weekend with music, intertwining the musical festivities...

Alumni Spotlight- Matt Patrick

By Kaylee S Johnson, Fine Arts Editor/Photography Editor

April 16

Filed under Alumni, Spotlights

It's always sad when students leave the comforts of college and go out into the "Real World", but we were able to catch up with one of our most recent Alumni, Matt Patrick. While Matt was here, he made a name for himself as an...

Catawba alumni wins Miss Mecklenburg County

Dusti Kempf, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 30

Filed under Alumni, Spotlights, Top Stories

Amanda Sowards, a 2010 graduate of Catawba College, was crowned Miss Mecklenburg County 2011 on Saturday night, January 22nd.  Amanda also received the interview award, which is given to the contestant with the highest score from...

Update: Former “Pioneer” Editor Aly Halter

Lizzle Davis, Writer

October 29

Filed under Alumni, Spotlights, Top Stories

One of Catawba’s own is making quite a name for herself.  Former Pioneer editor Alyssa “Aly” Halter is boldly taking on post-grad life through her new position as an Electronic Media Specialist & Communications Coordina...

Conquering the World, One Swing at a Time

Erin Kidd, Writer

October 26

Filed under Alumni, Spotlights, Top Stories

Golf is a sport that requires patience, persistence, and some huge talent. Todd Janssen, a 2009 graduate from Catawba College, has all three of these attributes and is using them to conquer the world. Janssen is from New Jersey,...

Reporting Live With Jen Trout

Erin Kidd, Writer

September 19

Filed under Alumni, Spotlights, Top Stories

There are many words that can be used to describe Jen Trout; intelligent, kind, bubbly, enthusiastic, athletic and friendly. Yes, Jen can be described in many ways. Soon we may be able to call her a reporter. Jen is from Seaford,...

From Hoop Dreams To Reality.

Stuart Thomson, Writer

September 9

Filed under Alumni, Spotlights

Former Catawba Indians Rob Fields and Donald Rutherford, had successful basketball and academic careers here at Catawba College both leaving with degrees in hand. Now they have graduated they have now made dreams become a reality....

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