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A Preview to Catawba’s Beloved Service of Lessons and Carols

A Preview to Catawba’s Beloved Service of Lessons and Carols

Kiersten Nichols, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Catawba’s Lessons and Carols is a service where students and community members alike come together to warm their soul during times when the air outside is continuing to get colder.  Lessons and Carols is one of the most anticipated annual musical services that Catawba’s students and faculty work on ev...

The Cat-U Takeover: Catawba’s New Radio Source

The Cat-U Takeover: Catawba’s New Radio Source

Jalil Pack, Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Featured A&E, Music, Student Life & News, Top Stories

As diverse and connected as the Catawba community is, it would make sense to have something as influential and different as a radio show; one that not only shows support to those who do great things on our campus, but shows others outside of our community what we can essentially offer. Jeremiah Moss,...

Flashback Catawba

Lynnsey Taylor, Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

The Catawba Pioneer family have discovered a link to take us back to Catawba’s website from a couple decades ago. Let’s take a look at Cat-U in 1996. Catawba only had one co-ed dorm, Woodson –– men were only allowed to live in Abernathy, Pine Knot and Salisbury Rowan while women could onl...

Nowhere to Eat? Think Again: Salisbury Restaurants

Michael Elwell, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Restaurants

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, Salisbury can relieve them quickly. From West Coast Burritos to some good ole’ home style barbeque. My personal favorite...

Chasing Her Destiny

Brianna Hodges, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Music, Spotlights, Student Life & News, Students, Top Stories

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...

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

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

William Spencer, Writer and Managing Editor

April 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Catawba College student, Priscilla Perez is releasing her debut EP entitled “Weirdos Like Us” on Sunday, April 30. Since September of last year, Perez has been in the studio rehearsing, recording, and assisting with mixing the 4-track compilation. “ ‘Weirdos Like Us’ is one of the songs on...

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Eat More Chicken? Oh, wait…

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Odd News, Restaurants, Student Life & News, Students

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, the closest Chick-fil-A is 19 miles away and no one wants to drive that distance unless they're truly dedicated to those spicy chicken sandwiches. In the year of 2015, the Mooresville...

“The Children’s Hour” Review

“The Children’s Hour” Review

Kelsey Diehl, Writer

March 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Catawba College is known for many things, in particular it is known for the incredible theatre and drama department the school has. The campus thrives with a number of students who dedicate their time to assist in preparing, as well as perform in a variety of plays or musical productions that the school...

Theatre Preview: New Shows for a New Semester

Theatre Preview: New Shows for a New Semester

Jessica Pautz, Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Out & About, Top Stories

The 2016 fall semester brought the Catawba Theatre family not only closer with each other but closer to the rest of the Catawba community. Several productions were put on through the course of the semester along with old traditions resurrecting, like the Freshman Showcase. This semester, the Catawba...

Reefer Madness at Lee Street Theatre

Reefer Madness at Lee Street Theatre

Laurel Edge, Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"Reefer Madness," produced in collaboration with Lee Street Theatre as part of a new partnership with Catawba, was the fourth and final show of the Fall 2016 semester performed by the Catawba College Theatre Arts department. While it definitely raised some eyebrows, the show was a wild success, selling...

Segue 61 Music Program

Segue 61 Music Program

Chris Averill, Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Catawba College recently announced the expansion of a one-year interdisciplinary certificate program offered in Nashville, Tennessee. This innovative program titled, Segue 61, helps prepare individuals who wish to work in the music industry. These areas include performance, songwriting, audio engineering/production,...

2016 Freshman Showcase

2016 Freshman Showcase

Jessica Pautz, Writer, Photographer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Ever since 2012, the Catawba family has been curious as to where the “Freshman Showcase” went. As the years went by, the class of 2016 tried to help the theatre faculty bring it back. Fortunately, when a few seniors talked about how helpful the experience was, the theatre faculty agreed. All along...

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