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DNCE, The Burgeoning keep the crowd engaged

By Abigail Pore @AbigailPore With students lining up hours before the concert on April 12, it is no surprise that the crowd for DNCE was dedicated, even if there was less attendance than the campus’s expectations would imply. There was an electric energy connecting students anxiously waiting for the lights …

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DNCE more than just a Jonas Bro and his band

By Leah Tripp Staff Writer If you ask the average person about DNCE, they may respond with something to the effect of “Wait, isn’t one of the Jonas Brothers in that band?” However, funk-rock group DNCE is much more than one-third of the 2005 boy band. The group, formed in …

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Need midterms motivation? Try our playlist

By AnnaScott Cross Social Media Editor Let’s face it: Midterms are rough. The hours that we all spend studying can be grueling, and oftentimes boring as well. One way that I have found to combat the boredom is through music, but you can’t just listen to anything. Research has shown …

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Celebrate Valentine’s with everybody’s true love — Disney music

It’s that time of year again. Valentines, candy boxes, and… Disney? Let’s be honest, Disney movies were some of our first exposures to love. So why not pay homage in your playlist this year? We’ve gathered five songs to Disney-fy your Valentine playlists. SO THIS IS LOVE — CINDERELLA I actually …

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Five romcoms for Feb. 14

By Leah Tripp Staff Writer BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY Bridget Jones’s Diary is a piece of endearing assurance to every unlucky soul who has ever decided that love just isn’t in the cards. Renée Zellweger’s Bridget, a candid and crude 32-year-old, chronicles her journey to love and self-improvement in a series …

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English professor a major Christian reviewer in film industry

By AARON SCHNOOR Staff Writer Ken Morefield is not your typical movie critic. The English professor, entering his 14th year at Campbell, does not hide the secret that he reviews films as a side-hobby, but it is a career field that Morefield did not plan on entering until he was …

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And the Oscar goes to …

By RACHEL DAVIS Editor-in-Chief Oscar nominations were released in the past week, spurring commentary and controversy on countless blogs, Twitter accounts, and other social media. The Campbell Times offers a few predictions for the upcoming award ceremony. Best Picture: Dunkirk This stunning film about World War II features strong acting, …

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MONTI-VATION: SGA speaker shares inspirational story

By ANNASCOTT CROSS Assistant Editor Campbell’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted actor and speaker Monti Washington to tell his story in Scott Concert Hall on Jan. 22, as part of his Monti-vation Tour. Washington, who grew up in a series of foster homes, shared how he overcame his challenges to …

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February Playlist

By LEAH TRIPP Staff Writer Roll Up Your Sleeves — Meg Mac “Roll Up Your Sleeves” is an encouraging call to action. Meg Mac delivers her message by way of vibrant piano and a soulful voice that will give you chills and assure you that “everything is gonna be alright”. …

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Book review: CAPTCHA-ing the essence

By AUSTEN BRENNAN Editor-in-Chief Despite the exponentially-increasing presence of computers in our daily lives, concepts like cybersecurity still remain nebulous and ill-defined…that is, until now. Written by Janine Kremling of UC San Bernardino and Campbell’s own Homeland Security Professor Amanda M. Sharp Parker, Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, and Cybercrime provides the most …

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Ways to Reduce Stress

Aminah Muhammad Staff Writer   Being a college student can be immensely challenging at times, and the feeling of becoming overwhelmed can sometimes make us want to just crawl into a corner and never come out. Whether it is the lump sum of work that is continuously being assigned from …

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Five ways to beat the November slump

By Abigail Pore Assistant Editor   November tends to be the month that is either going too slow since you want to get to Thanksgiving break or too fast because you know once the break is over, finals are approaching. Either way, it’s the point where people want to be …

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Six movies you have to watch this Halloween

By Aminah Muhammad Staff Writer Halloween is on its way, and nothing is better than popping in a good movie on Halloween night. Here are some Halloween–themed and horror films that are great and highly suggested to watch while accompanied by friends and family. The Nightmare before Christmas (1993) If …

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Five albums you should be listening to

By Leah Tripp Staff Writer “Purgatory” x Tyler Childers Traditional bluegrass with a modern twist: that’s what Kentucky native Tyler Childers is pushing with his new album “Purgatory.” Childers paints a picture of modern Appalachia against a background of old-school soul and twang. It’s a juxtaposition that is all at …

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What Rhymes with Orange, and why you should care

By Donny Stewart Jr. Staff Writer Podcasts have been around since 2004, discussing a variety of issues, from political commentary to history and everything in between. With all of the different podcasts out there, it is easy to get lost in the sea of voices, however, one emerging podcast is …