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StressFest 2014


Courtney Briscoe, Writer
April 1, 2014

StressFest 2014 was held in the Student Center around lunchtime last week at Catawba College. Students could enjoy stress relieving activities such as drinking calming tea and inhaling “flavored air” at an oxygen bar. They could also score freebies like cookies, homemade soap, and stress balls shaped... Read more »

March Open House

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Hannah Davis, Writer
March 25, 2014

This past Saturday the weather was perfect and many prospective students on campus were visiting for the Campus Experience Day. It was the perfect day to visit since the Catawba students were enjoying the day on the grass sunbathing or taking walks though the preserve. One of the most interesting things... Read more »

Staying Healthy


William Spencer, Writer
March 19, 2014

We all know that winter weather has its ups and downs and for college students, the downside to lower temperatures means an increased chance of becoming ill. Students should be mindful to practice proper hygiene throughout the entire year but especially so during the colder seasons. To ensure that you... Read more »

International Club Hosts International Food Fest


Darby Reedy, Editor
March 5, 2014

After students get back from Spring Break, they will be treated to a series of special international meals, courtesy of Catawba’s newly established International Club. The International Club, which is in its second semester, was established because of the large number of international students... Read more »

Roommate Issues: What Do I Do?


William Spencer, Writer
February 26, 2014

One of the many lessons we learn in college is that, whether you are the most laid back person or the kindest you can be, it is not easy to live with somebody. Before college, all we needed to worry about was mom and dad walking into a room full of clothes, shoes, and other belongings thrown around haphazardly... Read more »

What You Need to Know to Succeed


Courtney Briscoe, Writer
February 24, 2014

Last Monday, February 17th 2014, a women’s panel came together with Catawba College’s female students and employees in the Tom Smith Auditorium to speak about success during and after college. Leading this discussion was Darlene Ball, a Catawba graduate and the current chair of Catawba’s Board... Read more »

West Innes Street Bridge Construction


Hannah Davis, Writer
February 18, 2014

Catawba Students have had a variety of things to rejoice about this snowy week, including less traffic while walking to class. Last week, The North Carolina Department of Transportation officially closed a section of West Innes Street just past the President’s house to fix the bridge over Grants Creek. On... Read more »

Leadership: Is It In You?


Courtney Briscoe, Writer
February 12, 2014

Are you interested in being a Catawba College resident assistant during the 2014-2015 academic year? Each day this week there will be a resident assistant recruitment information session in Adam’s Loft where one can learn details about the position and ask questions to be answered by Kara Ostlund,... Read more »

Build a Free Bear

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Hannah Davis, Writer
February 10, 2014

This past weekend, Wigwam hosted its annual build a bear event. Students started lining up in the student center as early as 6PM for this 7 o’clock event. The line started at the main entrance to the student center and wrapped all the way around to the student affairs office. Students in line had an... Read more »

New Year, New Notes


Hannah Davis, Writer
January 22, 2014

Now that the Spring Term is back in full swing, it is time to renew our focus to course work, term papers, and the very foundation of school – note taking. Moreover, since everyone wants to thrive at the start of the New Year and new semester, I have devised a few note taking and studying tips to help... Read more »