De-stress and write a great essay

By Katlyn Clark, Entertainment Editor Do you ever feel like you are being bombarded with research papers? You may have questions you want answered, such as: How do I find sources? How do I properly do my paper in MLA format? How should I time manage my school assignments? How do I de-stress from the school […]

The great debate: Gaylord vs. Humphrey

By Kaitlyn Dixon, Staff Writer There’s rumblings that Campbell’s mascot, Gaylord the Fighting Camel, might no longer be named Gaylord. It has been suggested that Gaylord’s name should be changed to Humphrey. There have been many protests from students in SGA, faculty, staff, alumni, fans and friends who have great sentimental attachment to Gaylord the Camel. […]

The reality of the mid-college crisis

By Kaitlyn Dixon  Staff Writer College is the best four years of your life, according to most current college students and alumni. The first few years of college are all about learning—not only classroom information, but about yourself as well. College teaches us many life lessons, such as how to deal with new people, how […]

Campbell responds to Oregon shooting

By Christian Hornaday, Assistant Editor In Roseburg, Oregon on Oct. 1, Chris Harper-Mercer shot and killed 10 people, including himself, and injured another 7 on the campus of Umpqua Community College. While the motive remains unclear, Harper-Mercer is reported to have entered a classroom and asked those who were Christians to stand, at which point he […]

Freshman president: ‘Mindset is everything’

By Kaitlyn Dixon, Staff Writer Benson native Karson Fair was recently elected president of the freshman class. Fair has always known about Campbell, since it is only 15 minutes away from her home, but deciding which college to attend wasn’t easy for her, considering she applied to and was accepted by eight universities — including her […]

Students attend GOP ‘Take Back America’ forum

“Editor’s Note: The author of this story, Richard Williams, a senior criminal justice pre-law major, was one of the four students to attend the GOP presidential forum in Greenville, South Carolina, on Sept. 18. The other students were senior homeland security major Michael Chaney, senior math with teacher licensure major Anna Marie Vagnozzi and junior […]

Creed brings unique vision as president

By Dylan Blackburn, Staff Writer When J. Bradley Creed was chosen to be Campbell University’s fifth president in January, he certainly didn’t imagine himself serving brownies to a crowd of incoming freshmen at a “President’s Picnic.” But that’s exactly where the office took him. Although this type of activity may not fit the average view of […]

No more “I don’t have time for exercise”

By Taylor Mckaig Staff Writer The pursuit of health and fitness can be challenging for some students. Heavy course loads, exam crams, late night snacking, and lack of sleep are all excuses used to get out of exercising. Keep putting off that gym session, and before you know it, you’re having trouble squeezing into your […]

SAO goes teal for OCA

By Katlyn Clark, Features Editor September is National Ovarian Cancer month, which is very dear to the Sigma Alpha Omega sorority, since it’s their philanthropy. SAO started off the month big by spreading awareness on September 4, National Wear Teal Day because teal is the color that commemorates ovarian cancer. Junior pharmaceutical science major, Allison Lewis, […]

Camels in the mission field

By Richard Williams, Staff Writer A few of Campbell’s own students spent their summers serving in the mission field, both in the States and out of the country. Here is an inside look at the some of the journeys this summer.   Taylor Ratley, Senior Religion major Ratley went back to South Africa for a second […]