Stand, or take a stand? Campbell athletes talk about National Anthem protests

By Matthew Sokol Editor-in-Chief On Aug. 14, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided not to stand for the National Anthem during a preseason game. That act has sparked both controversy and national debate. Kaepernick’s stand not to stand was a protest to racial injustice in the United States. It took 12 days for the […]

Students offer opinions on Anthem protests

We took to the streets to ask your opinion on the protests. • “I feel that Colin Kaepernick should stand for the flag during the National Anthem. Although he is trying to ‘take a stand for injustice,’ this is not helping fix the problems in our society today.” – Alexa Kallesten, freshman • “[Athletes] have […]

Opinion | Have several seats, America

By Diane Ford Staff Writer “O’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave”— such a beautiful line, and yet still a half-truth in 2016. During the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key, a slaveholder from what today is the state of Maryland, wrote these words after witnessing an American victory over […]

Opinion | Anthem protests ‘tactless, inexcusable’

By Ka’Deem Wynn Staff Writer Be the change you want to see in the world. It’s been heard, said, put as posts on social media, and known like the back of our hand. It is OK to feel a certain way about something; just make sure that you stand up for what you believe. Stand. […]

Campbell dedicates Nursing School’s new home

By Rachel Davis Assistant Editor A world map greets visitors to the Tracey F. Smith Hall of Nursing and Health Sciences, a mostly beige map stretching to the impossibly high ceiling. The map has splashes of orange on the USA, China, Australia, a few European countries, but they are relatively small compared to the beige […]

How Kivett Hall has survived 116 years in the Creek

By Carolyn Newsome Staff Writer Built from 1901 to 1903, Kivett Hall is the oldest building on the campus of Campbell University. Prior to 1901, the people in the community surrounding Campbell owned the land on which our first buildings stood. After the fire in 1900 that destroyed nearly everything, J.A. Campbell purchased the land, […]

Pat Barker portrait dedicated

By Rachel Davis Assistant Editor Pat Barker Hall is home to 146 freshmen girls, but many of those girls have never met or even seen the namesake of the hall, the name proudly affixed to its walls and entrance. Pat Barker, former Executive Vice President of the Bob Barker Company, has been a friend of […]

Students report being ‘grabbed’ by man in clown costume late at night near library

By Ka’Deem Wynn Staff writer A man dressed as a clown allegedly harassed and tried to grab two female Campbell students as they left Wiggins Memorial Library late at night this week, the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office and University reported Wednesday. The students have been identified by campus safety and the Sheriff’s Office, but names […]

A close look at Jones Hall renovations

By Diane Ford Staff Writer In typical Campbell fashion, main campus was a construction site throughout the summer.  Though much of the focus was on the new addition of the tunnel under U.S. Highway 421, another transformation was happening in one North Campus residence hall. Jones Hall, often avoided during spring housing sign-ups, has received […]

Pedestrian tunnel Campbell’s latest addition

By Ka’Deem Wynn Staff Writer Last fall, Campbell commenced the building of a tunnel for pedestrians crossing US Highway 421 to safely travel to and from the main campus, Barker-Lane Stadium and the apartments nearby. Students and faculty previously had to cross the four-lane highway in order to access the other side. Often busy with […]