Students debate National 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. […]

Opinion | HB2: A case study in misinformation

By Austen Brennan Staff Writer House Bill Two is easily one of the most controversial pieces of legislation, at least in North Carolina’s long history; but how did it get that way? It’s certainly not because of what’s in the bill: having read it in its entirety, I can report that there’s nothing shocking, barbaric, […]

Column | Student-athletes have same access to academic help

By Syd Holt Staff Writer What it is like being a student-athlete? A lot of people think that being a student-athlete can get you a significant amount of benefits that regular students don’t have access to. In some cases that may be true, and sometimes these “benefits” will get a school in trouble — see […]

Opinion | We want all-night dining options

The Campbell Times The food options at Campbell have gotten better in recent years — Moe’s replaced Quizno’s, Chick-fil-A is going full service, Starbucks is here and the newest edition Greens-To-Go is a welcome change. But when the sun goes down, those options go away. We’re students, which means we’re up late, hopefully studying. We […]

COLUMN: Yes, your Instagram photos are important

By Rachel Davis Assistant Editor If the traffic on Labor Day weekend was any indication, everyone and their second cousin trekked to the beach, myself included. However, unlike most, my trip was not strictly a vacation. My family went to help my grandmother pack up her house in Myrtle Beach, so that she can move […]

COLUMN: HB2 — Good or bad for North Carolina?

By Omar Hourani Assistant Editor Conservatives argue that regulations that ban guns do not stop criminals, but, instead, leave law-abiding citizens defenseless — while criminals get the guns illegally. It is ironic then that conservatives passed House Bill 2 (HB2), thinking it would stop people with bad intentions from entering opposite-sex bathrooms. In fact, just […]

Honesty Hour: I hate my roommate

Every issue, we will answer an anonymous question from one of our readership. Today, we’ll be discussing roommate struggles and how to resolve conflict. I can’t stand my roommate. We have really different personalities and she’s difficult to talk to. She also goes to bed early, and I like to stay up late to do homework, […]

5 life tips for incoming freshmen

By Dylan Lord Opinion Editor With many freshmen coming in, I thought I would share some senior wisdom I’ve learned over the years, so you don’t make the same mistakes I did. 1. Choose your major now. I’m not saying in a week, but you should definitely try to by the end of the semester […]