Football player is named first ever Mr. Campbell

By Sierra Fox , Staff Writer  Campbell student and Miss Princess of North Carolina Meagan Shaffer hosted the first ever Mr. Campbell pageant on April 15 at 7 p.m. in Turner Auditorium. Knox Gibson, Parker Gallagher, Ian McAlister, Geoffrey Leins and Laurin O’Briant were all participants. Ian McAlister was runner-up and the first-ever Mr. Campbell was […]

Camels strive for greatness this summer

By Christopher West, Staff Writer Although the summer has yet to begin, it is already off to a busy start for some of Campbell’s students. Many students have traded in beach chairs and sand between their toes for office chairs far, far away from any shoreline. Sierra Fox, for instance, has gone from picking up ground […]

Dr. Larsen named professor of the year

By Kaitlyn Dixon, Staff Writer  Michael Larsen, chair of the department of Biological sciences and well-known environmentalist in eastern North Carolina, was named Professor of the Year for the 2015–2016 school year. This is his second time being named Professor of the Year; his first was in 2011. “The honor is even more meaningful because it […]

CREED OFFICIALLY INSTALLED

By Hannah Faulkner, Staff Writer Campbell University inaugurated J. Bradley Creed in an official ceremony held in John W. Pope Convocation center on April 8. Dr. Creed is the fifth president in the entirety of the 129 years that Campbell has been in operation, making the installation ceremony all the more special. “Presidential installations are fairly […]

Watkins steps down after 35 years

By LynJosha Russell, Assistant Editor After 35 years of serving as Campbell Women’s Basketball head coach and 549 wins, Coach Wanda Watkins is stepping down. It brings tears to Watkins’s eyes when she reminisces on her years coaching at Campbell. Watkins has made so many memories and relationships that she will never forget. “It’s been a […]

Camels travel to the Big Apple

By Richard Williams, Staff Writer Far more upbeat than the Creek, New York City is where a number of Camels enjoyed what some might call a second spring break. Chauffeured by Catherine Cowling, a criminal justice professor, Professor Robert Bidwell and his wife, 30 students got to see the ins and outs of the city that […]

Creed will be officially installed as 5th president

By Christian Hornaday, Assistant Editor Campbell students, alumni, faculty and community members are invited to celebrate the installation of Dr. J. Bradley Creed on Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. in Gore Arena. As preparations are finalized, a week of celebratory events has been planned to showcase the opportunities offered by Campbell and the mission our […]

Women in Leadership Panel encourages students to achieve greatness

By Rachel Davis, Staff Writer Miss Campbell, Sue Ann Forrest, hosted a panel of Campbell graduates, Campbell employees and Campbell supporters on the topic of Women in Leadership last Monday. The event was sponsored by SGA. Forrest’s goals for the panel were to encourage young women on the Campbell campus with interest in managerial roles and […]

Campbell student hosts event for Sole Hope

By Kaitlyn Dixon, Staff Writer Students are invited to join Strickland hall on Monday, April 25 for a “Shoe Cutting Party.” Resident assistant, Anne Marie Vagnozzi, will be hosting this event to support Sole Hope, which recruits the help of willing volunteers to donate jean material and cut-out patterns for children’s shoes. The patterns are then […]