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What is SGA All About?

What is SGA All About?

Kelsey Diehl, Media Editor/Photographer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Politics, Student Life & News

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 SGA Executive officers for the 2017-2018 school year are as follows: Gavin Wooten as President, Payton Coleman as Vice President,...

Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

Ketner Renovations to Improve College Experience

Megan Braun, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Ketner School of Business, Student Life & News, Top Stories

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...

Curiosity: The Path to Fulfilling Dreams

President Brien Lewis, President at Catawba College

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

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...

Catawba Honors Offers Travel Courses

Shannon Wright, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

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...

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...

Theatre Preview: Fall 2017

Jessica Pautz, Writer/Editor

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Uncategorized

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 forge...

Introducing The New Heart Of Campus!

Introducing The New Heart Of Campus!

Veronica Leasure, Photographer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

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 Volunteers Around the World

Crista Clayton, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

This December, twenty members of Catawba College’s Volunteers Around the World Club (VAWS) will board a flight to Cuzco, Peru to do their part in supporting an important cause. The Catawba College branch of VAWS will be taking a two week medical mission trip this winter break to provide medical s...

Catawba’s 2017 Athletic Upgrades

Madison Anselmo, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life & News, Top Stories

Since 1989 all sports at Catawba College have been apart of the South Atlantic Conference, also known as SAC. Since then, the staff members of the Athletic department have been constantly upgrading the school's facilities. Craig Turnbull, the associate Athletic Director and Director of Compliance,...

New Cafe Plans

Lynnsey Taylor, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Health & Fitness, Student Life & News, Uncategorized

Last semester, the staff of our cafeteria came together to brainstorm ideas for the current school year. Production manager, Curtis Harris, and our registered dietitian, Beth Mack, have hopes of students having a more diverse selection when it comes to choosing their meals. The Cafe runs on a yearly...

Advisor’s- They are the Key to a Student’s Success

Lexie Stavac, Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

One of the most important things to take advantage of in college is having an advisor that can help you every step of the way. Having this source can be a crucial key to success. Once you complete your First Year Seminar (FYS), a professor in your desired major becomes your advisor. If you decide to...

Spirit Rock Makeover

Veronica Leasure, Photographer

September 24, 2017


Filed under Fun Stuff, Student Life & News, Top Stories

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 white lettering on the side to commemorate this school year. One side of the rock, closest to the sidewalk, is covered in white...

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