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  • Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

    Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

    Megan Braun, Writer

    September 24, 2017

    One of the newest academic buildings on campus, Ketner Hall, is beginning to show some age after its 1987 original construction. There were several issues such as lifting and broken floor tiles, a leaking roof, and peeling paint. As you enter Ketner Hall this semester, you will see that some of these...

    Ketner Business Center: On the outside, looking in.

    Veronica Leasure

  • Introducing The New Heart Of Campus!

    Introducing The New Heart Of Campus!

    Veronica Leasure, Photographer

    September 24, 2017

    This fall, Catawba College welcomes a brand-new terrace to the campus. Located between the Hedrick Administration Building and the Cannon Student Center, the terrace is now available for all to enjoy. This addition is an area where students and faculty can spend time relaxing or studying outside. The...

    Catawba's New Terrace

    Veronica Leasure

Student Life & News

What is SGA All About?

What is SGA All About?

Kelsey Diehl, Media Editor/Photographer

The Student Government Association at Catawba College is one of many organizations that allow students to share their voice and opinions about ongoing issues on campus. The...

September 24, 2017No Comments

Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

Megan Braun, Writer

One of the newest academic buildings on campus, Ketner Hall, is beginning to show some age after its 1987 original construction. There were several issues such as lifting...

September 24, 2017No Comments

Curiosity: The Path to Fulfilling Dreams

President Brien Lewis, President at Catawba College

Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them”. It took me 22 years to discover my dream, then the next 22 years to prepare for it and pursue it. Now I get to fulfill my dream – serving as President of a remarkable educational institution. The way to discover, prepare for, and fulfill a dream is through curiosity. Albert...

September 24, 2017No Comments

Catawba Honors Offers Travel Courses

Shannon Wright, Writer

Catawba College offers its students many opportunities to broaden their horizons from the world they already know by offering the chance to meet people from all over the world or to travel there themselves. There are many clubs and societies at Catawba. Some, the students are asked to join and others they can voluntarily become a member. One such organization is the...

September 24, 2017No Comments

Chasing Her Destiny

Brianna Hodges, Writer

Catawba Junior Destiny Stone is working to make her dreams come true. During her three years here, she has debuted three singles: Colorblind, Gemini, and Have Your Way. In addition, she has also released an album entitled “Journey” last spring. Her music can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Play. “As I have been working over the past two months, Journey tal...

September 24, 2017No Comments

Theatre Preview: Fall 2017

Jessica Pautz, Writer/Editor

Larissa GarciaA musical collaboration with Lee Street Theatre, a freshman showcase, a directed reading of an original play, and Catawba’s own student-directed play are what we have to look forward to this semester! The Theatre Program for Fall 2017 is going to be something that no one will ever forget. Upperclassmen and freshmen alike will have wonderful opportunities ...

September 24, 2017No Comments

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Out & About

Thirsty Thursdays Starting at Morgan Ridge Brewery

Thirsty Thursdays Starting at Morgan Ridge Brewery

Carissa Hughes, Writer

Lets face it, college students do want to have fun. But, when it comes to bars or club scenes in Salisbury, unfortunately there is little to none - especially anything targeted...

March 22, 2017No Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Friday Night Out Downtown

St. Patrick’s Day Friday Night Out Downtown

Kelsey Diehl, Writer

Photos by: Veronica Leasure Locals from Salisbury, NC. may already be aware of the tradition of Friday Night Out that takes place in historic downtown Salisbury. If you...

March 21, 2017No Comments

Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

Salisbury’s Latest Buzz: The Smoke Pit

February 21, 2017

As many of Catawba’s students already know, the current buzz in town is Salisbury’s newest addition The Smoke Pit, located downtown on 117 E Innes St. This barbeque joint is the best thing since ...

Chili Contest at New Sarum Brewing

Chili Contest at New Sarum Brewing

February 21, 2017

What could possibly be better than good friends, football, beer and an energetic atmosphere? Kendall Poe of New Sarum Brewing was faced with this exact question and answered simply with a chill contest....

Hidden Figures Hits Tinseltown

Hidden Figures Hits Tinseltown

February 13, 2017

Wednesday night, Catawba and Livingstone students attended a “Movie Night” at Tinseltown, here in Salisbury. President of the Black Student Union, Junior Alexis Beverly explained that this event had...

Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery Review

Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery Review

February 7, 2017

“Great Atmosphere! Stellar service! Wonderful Food!” These are some of the comments to be found on the Morgan Ridge Railwalk Brewery and Eatery Facebook page. Every town has something special about...

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Fun Stuff

Spirit Rock Makeover

Veronica Leasure, Photographer

The Catawba College spirit rock is looking great after its back-to-school makeover! Walking by the rock on the way to class, you’ll see “CAT U 17-18” in bold red and...

September 24, 2017No Comments

What’s your Valentine’s day look like? 

What’s your Valentine’s day look like? 

March 6, 2017

Unless you have a significant other, February 14th is just like any other day. People who are single expect nothing special...

Wigwam presents Superbowl LI

Wigwam presents Superbowl LI

February 20, 2017

Friday night is the night of Wigwam Productions, but occasionally, the organization hosts on other nights as well. The NFL...

5 Shows to Stream: A College Student’s Guide

5 Shows to Stream: A College Student’s Guide

September 6, 2016

Once upon a time, college students were forced to live without Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Roku, and every other streaming...

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Arts & Entertainment

Nowhere to Eat? Think Again: Salisbury Restaurants

Michael Elwell, Writer

Salisbury is full of great food but do you know the best spots around town to hit? There is a variety of food that you can choose from. Whatever mood your taste buds are in,...

September 24, 2017No Comments

Chasing Her Destiny

September 24, 2017

Catawba Junior Destiny Stone is working to make her dreams come true. During her three years here, she has debuted three singles: Colorblind, Gemini, and ...

Priscilla Perez Releases Debut EP, “Weirdo’s Like Us”

Priscilla Perez Releases Debut EP, “Weirdo’s Like Us”

April 23, 2017

Catawba College student, Priscilla Perez is releasing her debut EP entitled “Weirdos Like Us” on Sunday, April 30. Since...

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

March 21, 2017

How can we eat more chicken when there isn’t a Chick-fil-A within a three-mile radius from Catawba College? As of now,...

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