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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...

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,...

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...

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...

Why ‘Hamilton’ Epitomizes My Senior Year

Why ‘Hamilton’ Epitomizes My Senior Year

Hannah Davis, Editor-In-Chief

April 30, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

This past year Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton - An American Musical” took the theatre world by storm. It tells the seemingly untold story of founding father Alexander Hamilton in a way that no one would have ever expected - a rap musical. In 2016 it was nominated for 16 Tony Awards - setting a...

How I Learned to Fail Successfully

How I Learned to Fail Successfully

William Spencer, Managerial Editor

April 30, 2017


Filed under Student Life & News, Top Stories

No really, I can graduate? All right, you caught me. I was going to write this amazing piece on how you can be successful when you graduate. I was going to have this awesome overarching theme like you see in the New York Times editorials, “How the tear in my underpants got me a job, saved my relationship,...

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