Deepher Dudes raises over 2000 for CF

By Taylor Mckaig, Staff Writer Nicely dressed men, raw talent, and donations for a good cause; what else could you want in a men’s pageant? Deepher Dudes, hosted by Delta Phi Epsilon, was held in Turner auditorium on Nov. 12. Seven contestants competed for the title. More importantly, they were a part of something for a […]

A glimpse of Christmas in the creek

By Katlyn Clark, Entertainment Editor Students gathered around Butler Chapel to wait for the doors to open for the 9th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting service this past Tuesday night. It marked the beginning of the Christmas season in the creek. Once students arrived in Butler Chapel, the Student Government Association began handing out tickets for free […]

Why the Black Lives Matter movement needs to change

By Dylan Lord, Staff Writer In the past several years, the United States has been bombarded with news coverage related to the deaths of young black men at the hands of law-enforcement. The deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, Walter Scott and various others have ignited a hotbed of racial tension in […]

Engineering School on the way to the Creek

By Kasey Snyder, Staff Writer Change is inevitable and seemingly constant as Campbell welcomes an Engineering school, which is set to begin Aug. 2016. “We had students tour for years that asked for two primary programs, engineering and nursing,” said Provost Mark Hammond. “We knew, and Admissions knew that we had a lot of students who […]

Not much has changed: 100-year-old alumna remembers Campbell

By Christian Hornaday, Assistant Editor There are many things Campbell is known for: its homey-feel, personable faculty, even its role as a matchmaker for many students. These characteristics date back to as early as 1934, when my great-great-aunt Catherine Cheek-Hall was a student. Hall, born Aug. 6 1915, celebrated her 100th birthday this year, and over […]

Campbell welcomes a panel of city managers

By Gabe Johnson, Staff Writer The Campbell University Public Affairs Club hosted three city managers for an informative and compelling panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 20. The three guests were Bill Summers, City Manager for Lillington; Matt Zap, City Manager for Benson and Richard Douglas, City Manager for Erwin. Summers began the panel discussion with an […]

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. […]

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 […]

WELCOME TO MOE’S: New restaurant opening draws mixed reactions

By Dylan Blackburn, Staff Writer Moe’s Southwest Grill opened on Oct. 15 behind Wallace Student Center, adding another dining option on campus. Although most reactions from members of the student body have been positive, many students have expressed disapproval of Moe’s lack of meal exchange options. “Moe’s is one of my favorites, so it was a […]

McVicar the “trickster” brings the magic

By Taylor Mckaig, Staff Writer Although rain kept pouring, students and their families ignited family weekend with Josh McVicar’s magic show, hosted by campus activities board.The event was an excellent family oriented activity as McVicar catered the content of the show to adults, college students and children. He pointed out to the audience that, “The show […]