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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 »

Political Insight: Hagan vs. Tillis


Lucas Safrit, Political Analyst/Writer
October 7, 2014

In next couple of months, numerous campaigns will develop in Rowan County, North Carolina, and the United States. Candidates will fight strenuously to obtain the trust, support, and votes of their potential constituents. And because of this, it is critical that voters who visit the polls on Election... Read more »

Rowan County Fair Proves To Be A Great Event


Lucas Safrit, Writer
September 30, 2014

Despite the recent hustle and bustle of the Autumn season, many visitors flocked to the Rowan County fair off of Julian Road last week to have a great time. The fair did not disappoint by any means. With new and improved rides, numerous food vendors, and plenty of games to entertain, the event has been... Read more »

“Sounds of Silence” Class Takes a Trip

Sounds of Silence

Courtney Briscoe, Writer
September 22, 2014

On the morning of Saturday, September 20, students registered in the honors course “Sounds of Silence” met with their instructors, Dr. Julie Chamberlain and Dr. Maria Vandergriff-Avery, in front of the Hedrick Administration Building in order to take a class trip to the International Civil Rights... Read more »