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Going back to college

January 8

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Uncategorized

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'...

Senior Salute: Erin Kidd

April 27

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights, Students

Oh hey! (I was told I needed to start my senior salute with those words because I always use them as a greeting). My time here at Catawba is coming to an end in a couple of weeks, and it is my turn to write a senior salute....

Senior Salute: Kaylee Johnson

Kaylee S Johnson, Photo Editor/Fine Arts Editor

April 26

Filed under Newspaper Staff, Pioneer Staff, Spotlights

I've been here for three years, and I wouldn't have traded it for the world.  Don't get me wrong, college had it's ups and downs, but in the end, I had the time of my life. I transferred in as a sophomore from UNCC because of...

Senior Salute: Molly Williams

Molly Williams, Writer

April 26

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights

“Walk on, walk on, walk on, because you can’t go back now…” The Weepies have sung those words to me for a few years now, but they have never seemed more poignant until now. As I walk the sidewalks of campus and roam the...

Senior Salute: Angela Banks

Angela Hope, Writer

April 26

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights

Imagine it's your senior year of high school and you are still debating what colleges you could attend. While sorting through the mail you glance at a postcard. The picture on the front reminds you of your own hometown, but more...

Meet the New Editor of the Pioneer: Erin Kidd

Brandi Cockerham, Writer

February 14

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights

The Pioneer has a new editor! Erin Kidd, formerly a co-editor with Brandon Coble, has recently been named the editor. When asked why Coble stepped down as editor, she explains: “Brandon recently applied for a part time job at F...

Meet Erica Smith New To The Pioneer

Erica Smith, Writer

January 24

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights

I am Erica Smith. I was born in Lubbock, Texas on April 8, 1992. I am a freshman at Catawba College and I am majoring in Communications. I plan on being a journalist in the future.  I would like to write news stories either about...

Senior Salute: Travis McSweeney

By Travis McSweeney

May 10

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights

Four years at Catawba has come and gone in the blink of an eye.  Everyone tells you it goes by faster than you can imagine but you never believe them till it’s over.  I’ve made a lot of memories at Catawba but there’s...

Senior Salute – Justin Weller: “Farewell Catawba”

By Justin Weller, Writer

May 4

Filed under Pioneer Staff, Spotlights, Top Stories

These four years have flown by.  I feel like it was just yesterday when my parents were walking around this campus for me dropping $500+ on the books that I was going to need for that semester.  I remember having trouble suppressing...

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