A tough and fighting week for Men’s Basketball

By LynJosha Russell Sports Editor After a full week with three home conference games, the Fighting Camels came out 1-5 in the Big South Conference and 7-12 overall.  Monday night, the Fighting Camels challenged the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Despite the loss, 70-67, head coach Kevin McGeehan said the team played very well. “We came into […]

J. Bradley Creed named Campbell University’s 5th president

BUIES CREEK, N.C. — J. Bradley Creed was elected as the fifth president of Campbell University Friday morning. Creed, an accomplished leader of mission-driven institutions and a nationally recognized historian of religion, was unanimously approved by the Campbell University Board of Trustees during a special session on Friday. Creed is currently Provost and Executive Vice […]

Campbell and its gay community have clashed, but a new student policy shows progress

By Louis Duke and Valerie Procopio During the October meeting of Campbell University’s Board of Trustees, a change to the student non-discrimination policy was made in order to include protections for the sexual orientation and gender identity of students. Prior to the meeting, only University employees were offered such protection. The vote was a victory […]

Miss Campbell Pageant takes the stage

By Elissa Tew Staff Writer Makeup. Hairspray. Evening gowns. Miss Campbell has all of that, yet it’s not your typical beauty pageant. This one’s for a good cause. The Sigma Alpha Omega sorority sponsored their first Miss Campbell Pageant Saturday in Turner Auditorium. All female students at Campbell University were eligible to compete in the […]

Hunger Banquet to help local food pantry

By Katlyn Clark Staff Writer “What can you do?” Pastor Austin Reason asked students attending the “What’s for Dinner?” Hunger Banquet Thursday. The banquet was one of many events led by the Social Work Club this week as part of their Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week. The week’s activities were aimed at helping students understand […]

Camels open season 97-58 against Barber-Scotia

By LynJosha Russell Sports Editor Following the hype from the Lady Camels’ win, Men’s Basketball defeated the Barber-Scotia Sabers 97-58. This is the Camel’s seventh straight season opener win. Leading the game board was junior forward D.J. Mason with 20 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Buies Creek turned into “lob city” with Mason making […]

Lady Camels score first win of the season

By LynJosha Russell Sports Editor Campbell Women’s Basketball opened the season with a 89-61 win over the Pfeiffer Falcons. The Lady Camels dominated the floor, with senior guards Kiera Gaines and RaeChaun Edwards both scoring 18 points each. After the first three-pointer of the season by Gaines and a layup by senior guard Summer Leverette, […]

Ornaments to help Community Christmas Store

By Katlyn Clark Staff Writer Christmas is near and all across campus, students are taking part in holiday festivities to get into the spirit of the season. The Student Government Association has played an active role in helping with Campbell’s Christmas activities, such as the annual Christmas tree lighting, which will take place next Tuesday, […]

First ever Greek Week a success

By Christian Hornaday Staff Writer Last week, Campbell University hosted its first Greek Week, which members hope will become an annual tradition for Greek life students. “The purpose of Greek Week is to have different challenges [to gain] points each day, and at the end of the week, based off the points system, a winner […]

Star-studded basketball school of the past

By Christian Hornaday Staff Writer Today, students go to Carter Gym to shoot hoops with friends, or attend a Zumba or Yoga class. But over half a century ago, Carter Gym’s repertoire extended beyond the confines of Campbell’s student body. In 1956, Campbell basketball coach Fred McCall along with Wake Forest basketball coach Horace “Bones” […]