SAO hosts 2nd pageant: Inaugural Miss Campbell steps down

By Rachel Davis, Staff Writer The second annual Miss Campbell pageant, hosted by Sigma Alpha Omega, crowned Sue Ann Forrest as new reigning queen of Campbell University on Saturday night. Not only was the pageant a fun event for competitors and audience alike, but the sorority dedicated half of all proceeds to SAO’s philanthropy, Ovarian Cancer […]

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 […]

Libertarianism: an impractical utopian ideology

By Omar Hourani, Copy Editor Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, recently decided to raise the price of his drug from $13.50 to $750.00 per tablet, a 5,455% price hike. This life saving drug, Daraprim, is listed by the WHO as one of the most important medications. This scenario portrays only a glimpse of that “other” side […]

False allegation against Senator Tillis

By Gabe Johnson, Staff Writer A recent slew of scandals surrounding various high-profile politicians across the United States have emerged, claiming that these politicians are associated with the Ku Klux Klan. Among those accused is our North Carolina Senator, Thom Tillis. Having emerged from a blue-collar family and paying for his own tuition while living in […]

Five questions with the editors

By Rachel Rock & Christian Hornaday, Editor in Chief & Assistant Editor Editor in chief Rachel Rock is a junior communication studies major with a double concentration in public relations and broadcasting from Mertztown, Pennsylvania. Besides editing the newspaper, she is active in many other places around campus. Rachel works as an admissions ambassador, CUFS peer mentor, […]

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 […]

De-stress and write a great essay

By Katlyn Clark, Entertainment Editor Do you ever feel like you are being bombarded with research papers? You may have questions you want answered, such as: How do I find sources? How do I properly do my paper in MLA format? How should I time manage my school assignments? How do I de-stress from the school […]

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 […]

Women’s soccer season comes to an end

By Eric Ortiz, Contributing Writer Campbell women’s soccer’s impressive season came to an end Sunday afternoon after falling in the Big South Conference championship match at Bryan Park in Greensboro, N.C. The No. 1-seed Liberty Flames topped the No. 4-seed Fighting Camels, 1-0. Over the weekend, the Fighting Camels received a ton of support from their […]

CU to host Big South men’s tourney

By LynJosha Russell, Assistant Editor Excitement rang in Gore Arena when faculty, students, and community members heard that Campbell was selected as the host school for the Big South Men’s Basketball Championship. The tournament will take place March 3 to 6, 2016, and this will be the first time that Campbell will host the men’s event. […]