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Mipso Returns to Salisbury: Live at Lee Street Theatre on March 14

mipso pic-pioneer

Darby Reedy, Editor
March 9, 2015

After traveling around the country for their winter tour, Mipso is returning to their roots for some of the final shows on their current tour. Made up of North Carolinians Jacob Sharp, Wood Robinson, Joseph Terrell, and Libby Rodenbough, Mipso will be making stops in Charlotte, Salisbury, and Wilmington,... Read more »

From Where the Bell Tolls: Catawba’s Railroad Bell


Lucas Safrit, Writer
February 19, 2015

Have you ever wondered where the bell in the middle of Catawba’s campus came from? If you look closely, you will notice the words “Donated by Southern Railway” written on the front. Like most everything else, this bell has a story. A story about one community contributor assisting another.... Read more »

Single on V-Day? That’s Okay!


Samuel Reeder, Writer
February 11, 2015

It is that time of the year again where Valentine’s Day comes upon us. And it can be a day filled with love and affection for your significant other. But if you are like a lot of people on Valentine’s Day, you find yourself alone and without a date. For those of you who are single, here are some... Read more »

Catawba College’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Nine Ladies Dancing

Courtney Briscoe, Writer
December 3, 2014

As usual, Catawba College’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony created an atmosphere of unity and cheer among students, faculty, and their families this year. On Monday, November 24 around 5:00 in the evening, the Student Center was filled with smiling faces as people gathered around the stage... Read more »

Election Night Recap: GOP Wins Big


Lucas Safrit, Political Analyst
November 17, 2014

The results of election night two weeks ago gave way for a dynamic change in Washington Politics, where the Republican Party was successful in obtaining 8 open seats to take control of the United States Senate. Along with increasing their majority in the House of Representatives, the GOP now completely... Read more »

A Place at the Table Event

food table

Hannah Davis, Writer
October 31, 2014

On Tuesday October the 8th the Center for the Environment hosted a movie and food tasting event. Bread Riot and Food for Thought put on the event. Bread Riot is a local educational nonprofit organization here in Salisbury. Their main goal is to try and educate people on the importance of buying food... Read more »

Paranormal Profile: Gravity Hill


Lucas Safrit, Writer
October 31, 2014

Looking for a fun way to creep out your friends without faking with silly pranks? A place to scare you out of your wits on Halloween night? Nestled deep in the landscape of Eastern Rowan County is a phenomenon that is very strange, creepy, and interesting at the same time. Gravity Hill is located a few... Read more »

Less Stress and More Success: Helpful Tips for Catawba Students

Stress & Success

William Spencer, Writer
October 22, 2014

The life of a college student is not always the easiest. Between classes, studying, and squeezing in time with friends, overwhelming yourself is very possible. Remember that it is important to remain calm and keep a cool head when the going gets tough and here are 10 ways to reduce your stress levels... Read more »

Consequences of Living With Chemicals Talk


Hannah Davis, Writer
October 17, 2014

On Tuesday October the 7th, Dr. Folami Iderabdullah gave a talk at Catawba College on the consequences of living with chemicals, for better or for worse. Dr. Iderabdullah is an assistant professor at UNC Chapel Hills Nutrition Research Institution (NRI) in Kannapolis working in the departments of Genetics... Read more »

APO Haunted House 2014

Chelsea 3

Courtney Briscoe, Writer
October 17, 2014

This year Alpha Psi Omega (APO), the dramatic honors society on campus, came together a little earlier than usual to put on their annual haunted house. To be inducted into the society students are required to have done a certain amount of work in the theatre and to have a GPA of 3.0. You may have seen... Read more »