Hurricane Matthew brings flooding, outages locally

By Matthew Sokol Editor-in-Chief Hurricane Matthew roared its way to North Carolina Saturday, killing 11 people, causing widespread flooding in much of the southeastern region of the state and knocking out power for millions in the U.S. Harnett County and Campbell University weren’t spared — more than 17,000 people locally lost power for multiple days, […]

Students express disappointment over classes resuming Tuesday

From staff reports The campus showing little signs that a large hurricane passed by a few days earlier, Campbell University resumed its normal schedule on Tuesday after losing power for much of the weekend and cancelling all classes on Monday. Still, the decision to come back on Tuesday didn’t sit well with some. Many took […]

Message from President Creed regarding Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew left a wide path of destruction from the Caribbean through the Mid-Atlantic States. Regretfully, many of us were eyewitnesses to its power and devastation. The scars of the storm are still apparent. Many of those who live in the flood plains of our state’s largest rivers and near other bodies of water are […]

Professor listed as ‘safe’ after hurricane missing person report

From staff reports The Campbell community received some good news Monday when it learned that professor Boris Abbey was safe hours after Fayetteville Police listed him as “critically missing” after Hurricane Matthew on Sunday. Abbey, the business school’s Philosophy of Business chair and the school’s Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient last spring, was […]

‘Blackout’ brings ‘solidarity in the face of tension’

By Rachel Davis Assistant Editor Race. It’s a taboo word, often bringing with it heightened tensions, or well-meaning yet controversial statements. Some prefer to ignore racial issues, hoping the problem will go away if they’re simply not discussed. In an effort to prevent this behavior and open the doorway to a discussion of race relationships, […]

Students put their diversity ‘on the map’ at CAB event

By Makenzie Gregory Staff Writer “I am an Asian-American.” “I am ambidextrous.” “I have vertigo.” “I am the first of my family to go to college.” These are just some of the things written by Campbell students to express their diversity. Dozens of students came out to the Academic Circle on Sept. 28 to learn […]

At home at The Campus Grill

By Taylor McKaig Features Editor Nestled in between the Short Stop and Subway is a place famous for serving up the “Jacked up Burger” and other Campbell favorites. As you enter the double doors into Campus Grill, you step back in time to see a display that captures the Campbell community in action. Although the […]

Computing services to host Technology Fair

From staff reports Computing Services will host a Fall Technology Fair for the Campbell community on Oct. 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rumley Center. The fair — open to students, faculty and staff — will showcase various technologies currently available to the Campbell community. “We’re very excited about this event, especially […]

Jewish Student Organization joins Campus Ministry

By Ka’Deem Wynn Staff Writer Campbell University is traditionally known for its Baptist roots and traditional Christian values. The school’s Campus Ministry department updated its history books after it officially welcomed its newest branch, adding a Jewish Student Organization this semester. The organization is headed and was created by seniors Matthew Sokol (editor of The […]

New PE classes beginning spring 2017

By Ka’Deem Wynn Assistant Editor As the seasons change, so do classes. The latest addition to Campbell’s class catalog set to begin at the start of the 2017 spring semester, the department of Exercise Science will introduce two new physical education classes: Fun and Fitness, and Individualized Fitness Programs. The classes are headed by former […]