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Sam Gealy: A Man for all Seasons

Sam Gealy: A Man for all Seasons

Victoria Hedrick, Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Faculty, Health & Fitness, Sports, Student Life & News, Top Stories

If you are affiliated with Catawba College athletics, you know Sam Gealy. And chances are Sam knows you too. Gealy attended North Carolina State University and earned a degree in recreation. Throughout his time at NC State he lettered in golf and men's basketball. He was a member of the 1965 ACC championship...

Jeremiah Moss: A Transition to Broadcasting

November 10, 2017


Filed under Spotlights, Students

Percussionist. Wigwam Affiliate. Future radio host. There are many words to describe Jeremiah Moss, but there’s one vital that’ll describe his future: Broadcaster. Over the summer, he experienced firsthand the environment of the radio business. The following is an excerpt of what he endured. Moss,...

TJ Takes On CAT-U

Ashley Nazar, Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spotlights, Students

Catawba Freshman Timothy (TJ) Jeffers, is living out his college experience to the fullest! He began attending Catawba this year, starting on Catawba's varsity men’s basketball team. When asked about choosing this school and his journey to finding the right college for himself, he had a lot to say. H...

Catawba Goes Disney

Catawba Goes Disney

Victoria Hedrick, Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Spotlights

    There is a feeling of pride that projects from the Catawba community when one of our own lands a successful job post-graduation.  For two Catawba graduates, Steven Porter and Lilyanne Lee, their degrees of Integrated Marketing Communications have contributed to opportunities ...

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...

Superstar: Kyle Kitchens

RJ Beaty, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Students

Superstar is what some of his peers call him jokingly. The only problem is, it is somewhat true. Kyle Kitchens is entering his senior year here at Catawba College and has tunnel vision to outdo his previous seasons. The 2016 Division ll All-American is looking to make 2017 a year for the books as...

Need Help? Just Ask!

Andie Foley, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Students, Top Stories

Whether this is your first semester at Catawba or your last, academic overwhelm can strike at any time and from any place. Papers can be many and their subject matter intense. Homework can seem insurmountable. And readings? Forget about it. Fortunately, help is closer than you may think – like the...

Top Ten Tips

Hannah Scott, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Students, Top Stories

The transition into college is different than many anticipate, and it always happens faster than you had thought possible. You are constantly meeting new people when coming to a new place and some people have no idea of how much their life is about to change. Freshman year is a time where you are truly...

The Freshman to Look Out For

The Freshman to Look Out For

Lexus Miller, Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under Spotlights

Isabella Frommelt is a freshman at Catawba College who is shining a light on us all. She is from the Huntersville, NC and is an intended Communications Major with a minor in Theatre. As a child, Isabella said she was very shy and also very scared of human interaction. As time went on, she found her interest...

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...

Julian Keniry Says Catawba College is a “Solar Campus”

Julian Keniry Says Catawba College is a “Solar Campus”

Jessica Pautz, Associative Editor

March 11, 2017


Filed under Events, Student Life & News, Students

One of the top environmentalists in the United States recently visited Catawba and was impressed with what she found on campus. Julian Keniry is the Senior Director of the National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeader and Higher Education initiative. That means that she cares deeply about what college campuses...

Justice for All: Conversation with Catawba’s Title IX Administrator

Justice for All: Conversation with Catawba’s Title IX Administrator

Michael Jones, Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Spotlights, Top Stories

According to a 1979 Federal law, “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” This policy is known as Title...

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