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 […]

5 tips on decorating your graduation cap like a boss

By Katria Farmer, Online Editor Forget Pinterest, cliched inspirational quotes, and glitter glue. (Well maybe not glitter glue). Here are 5 tips to prepare you to walk down the aisle and say “I do” to adulthood. Let your words mean something A good graduation cap is like a good tattoo. If you’re going to use words, […]

Campbell Athletics named Ronny Fisher as new women’s head basketball coach

By: Matthew Sokol, Sports Editor BUIES CREEK, N.C. — The atmosphere was electric in the lobby of the John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center today with the announcement by the director of athletics Bob Roller, with the hiring of the new women’s basketball head coach Ronny Fisher. Fisher is succeeding Wanda Watkins, who served as […]

Hornberger prepares for third Big South tournament

By Matthew Sokol, Sports Editor With two weeks to go until Big South tournament play, Craig Hornberger is preparing for his third conference tournament. According to golfstat.com, Hornberger is ranked second in par-3 scoring at 2.95, and 6th in short game percentage at 67.4%. In Hornberger’s freshman year Big South tournament appearance, he tied for 18th […]

Q & A with baseball’s Jimmy Monaghan

By Sierra Fox, Staff Writer Jimmy Monaghan wears #18 on the baseball field here at Campbell University. He is a freshman from La Plata, Maryland and has already made a huge impact on the team. How was the transition going from high school to Division 1 baseball? “The transition has been pretty smooth and the work […]

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 […]

Q&A with Knox Gibson and Nathan Arp

By Sierra Fox, Staff Writer Knox Gibson will be serving as the student body president for the Student Government Association for the 2016–2017 academic year. Nathan Arp will be serving alongside him as the student body vice president. They have both answered a few questions to help students get to know them better and to reflect […]

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 […]