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Catawba College to Hire RA’s for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Catawba College to Hire RA’s for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

William Spencer, Managerial Editor
February 18, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News

The selection process for new Resident Assistants (RA’s) has begun at Catawba College. The Department of Housing and Residence Life located in the Student Affairs Office is looking for 13-15 eligible candidates to hold positions in a number of residence halls for the 2017-2018 academic year. Rising... Read more »

Catawba’s Fountain: The Sequel

Catawba’s Fountain: The Sequel

Veronica Leasure, Photography Editor
February 18, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

On the Catawba College campus restoration is underway of the fountain in Stanback Plaza in front of the Student Center. Frannie Taylor is the head of the campus project department in charge of reviving the fountain. The fountain’s original pumps are going to be used to make it functional again. Taylor... Read more »

The Catawba Guides: A Family To Join

The Catawba Guides: A Family To Join

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News

There are thousands of ways to get involved on campus, including the Catawba Guides Program. Whether it be a club, work study, or a job on campus, no student should worry about boredom on campus. The Catawba Guide program is one of the many things on campus that very few people know about. This program... Read more »

Catawba Student Named Miss Rowan County

Catawba Student Named Miss Rowan County

Megan Braun, Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

Mary Scott Norris, a senior integrated marketing and communications major at Catawba, was recently crowned Miss Rowan County 2017, disputing the myth that beauty pageants are no longer relevant. Norris decided to enter the pageant to earn scholarship money. The pageant does not just award prizes to... Read more »

Veteran’s Club Interest Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 14

Veteran’s Club Interest Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 14

Megan Braun, Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News

There are 25 students on the Catawba College campus who have served in the military, and many others who have parents or friends who have served as well. Thanks to Catawba College junior, and former Marine, Chad Springer, there will now be club on campus for veterans and their supporters. The club,... Read more »

How the SGA is Helping You: President Brewer Weighs In

How the SGA is Helping You: President Brewer Weighs In

Morgan Teodorovici, Writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News

“As the new semester begins, the SGA [Student Government Association] Executive Board will be working with Congress on several projects that will be beneficial to students,” student body President Blake Brewer says. The most important of these is more scholarship funding for students who “attend... Read more »

Students ask: Will Catawba go Greek?

Students ask: Will Catawba go Greek?

Lexus Miller, Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Student Life & News

Most colleges have fraternity and sorority houses on campus. Collectively, these groups are called the “Greek system,” because each house is named after two or three letters of the Greek alphabet. Many students from Catawba College have asked the question of why Greek life isn’t on a campus that... Read more »

The New and Improved McCorkles

The New and Improved McCorkles

Emily Wong, Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News

Have you stopped by McCorkles lately? The campus’s favorite place to grab a quick bite and hangout in between classes has made some changes this semester - adding a new combo to their menu and having new hour changes. Even for just a quick to-go snack it affects most students on campus. With McCorkles... Read more »

Wigwam O’clock: Behind the Scenes

Wigwam O’clock: Behind the Scenes

Jeremiah Moss, Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

On Catawba's cambus, Friday nights mean one thing: Wigwam! Wigwam Productions is one of the organizations in Catawba College that hosts bingo night, movie night, arcade night, laser tags, customization events for cell phones and street signs. Wigwam also host professional entertainment events such as... Read more »

Studying abroad in Bonaire

Studying abroad in Bonaire

Caroline Turner, Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

When going for a dive in the deep, blue ocean you might think about how much of an outcast you look like to all of the oceanic creatures around you. But as a land dweller, you are the minority to a sea turtle! Katherine Shumaker and Sierrah McCarthy recently had this realizattion as students in Catawba... Read more »

New Debate Team at Catawba

Courtney Hughes, Writer
November 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life & News

A new debate team has been started at Catawba. Ran jointly by Pr. Tara Gilstrap and Professor Mike Hogewood, they are expected to start competition in the spring. So far they have about twenty students at the meetings. “It is a long process to get to competitions but that is our goal.” Pr. Gilstrap... Read more »

Why Small Schools Matter

Why Small Schools Matter

Hannah Davis, Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

If my family and friends were to tell me four years ago that I would be going to a college ¼ the size of my high school, I probably would have laughed at them. However, I am ultimately grateful for choosing a small school as it has opened up doors for me that I would have never seen myself treading... Read more »

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