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Catawba College – A Community of Learning

Catawba College – A Community of Learning

Mike Hogewood, Faculty Advisor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Ketner School of Business, Newspaper Staff, Opinion

One year ago, I became faculty advisor to The Pioneer and we began printing the paper for the first time in more than a decade. It is a decision some may question and rightly so. We live in a digital world and printed papers are an endangered species. I am a strong believer that old media will not tota...

The Life of a Goal Keeper

Evan Jeckells, Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The life of a goalkeeper imitates the picture of a child on seesaw. it contains highs and lows; however, you never want to get off because it’s all a part of the ride. Both instances provide you with a shocking thrill. When at the bottom of a seesaw the best is yet to come and when at the top it’s...

“Ohhh, Iceland is the Green One and Greenland is the Icy One” International Student at Catawba

Malen Eiríksdóttir, Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Dear Catawba students from all over the world, this is an article dedicated to all the international students who have to spend hours on a plane to get to Salisbury, North Carolina. It gets confusing sometimes because after living in Salisbury for two years, I call Salisbury home but Iceland home as well. ...

Stew’s Views: The Little Things

Stew’s Views: The Little Things

Josh Stewart, Sports Editor

April 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Championship qualities are not always the most obvious things to identify. As we enter into the grand finale of the college baseball season, the Catawba Indians baseball team is searching for the key that will unlock their full championship potential. What will it take for this team that boasts such...

The Dreaded Senior-itis

The Dreaded Senior-itis

Kelly Regan, Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life & News, Top Stories

It’s that time of the year again. The time where senior college students seemed to be plagued with the terrible disease of senior-itis. Now you’re probably wondering what this terrible disease is and if it’s contagious. To answer your questions, senior-itis occurs when seniors tend to lose all...

Catawba’s “Hit Men”

Catawba’s “Hit Men”

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Lately, Catawba College has been blessed with a growing amount of success in the athletic realm. Under the guidance of Coach Curtis Walker, the football team has perennially boasted one of the best defenses in the conference. Also, this season both our men’s and women’s basketball team celebrated...

“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...

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Breaking the Catawba Curse

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

  If you’ve been following Catawba Men’s basketball over the years, then you’ve most likely picked up on a horrible reoccurring theme. Players past and present have referred to this omen as “The Catawba Curse.” Since the arrival of Head Coach Rob Perron in 2014, Catawba teams loaded...

Students ask: Will Catawba go Greek?

Students ask: Will Catawba go Greek?

Lexus Miller, Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life & News

Most colleges have fraternity and sorority houses on campus. Collectively, these groups are called the “Greek system,” because each house is named after two or three letters of the Greek alphabet. Many students from Catawba College have asked the question of why Greek life isn’t on a campus that...

Look Out Below: Catawba Indians Softball Headed back to the Top

Look Out Below: Catawba Indians Softball Headed back to the Top

Joshua Stewart, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

            For many, a new year represents a clean slate, a reinvention, or the adoption of a brand new persona. For Catawba Indians Softball, this year will mean just the opposite. You see, last year these phenoms took the South Atlantic Conference by storm kicking off the season wit...

Parking Issue Develops at Catawba College

Parking Issue Develops at Catawba College

Kiersten Nichols, Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

(SALISBURY) Then Republication Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence, running mate to Donald Trump, held a political rally here at Catawba College on October 24, 2016. While there were many individuals who were excited about this event, it also posed some problems to the campus. One of the everyday...

Making Your Decisions “Count!”

Shawn Stoffel, Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

One of the most memorable quotes of the 20th century probably comes from the 1994 film Forrest Gump. The lead character Forrest Gump (played by Tom Hanks) said, “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” How many times have you played this quote o...

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