Damascus, Syria: before the war

By Omar Hourani Staff Writer Since 2011, Syria has been engaged in a bloody civil war. Here Campbell student Omar Hourani, who was born in Syria, describes what life was like there before the turmoil. I walk among the dense crowd as cars buzz all around me and smog colors the buildings in hazy black. […]

CAB talks this year’s concert and process

By Emily McIntosh Entertainment Editor Spring in the Creek has officially sprung. The flowers are blooming, class registration for next semester has begun and an event many students have been waiting for is just around the corner—the Campus Activities Board’s (CAB) annual Spring Concert . This year, three prominent names in country music are headlining […]

‘Dress’-up for your next spring occasion

By Katlyn Clark Staff Writer Easter is Sunday, April 5, and between schoolwork and campus engagements you may not have had time to pick out that perfect Easter dress yet. Or maybe you need a last-minute look for an upcoming end-of-the-year banquet. Perhaps you don’t even have a specific occasion, you just need a pretty […]

Stan Cole looks back on CU’s run in NCAA

By John Capers Staff Writer The NCAA tournament is under way, and it has been one of the hottest topics in conversation nationwide. Will Kentucky have the perfect season, or will they be upset? What team will be the “Cinderella story” this year? While March Madness is now an entertaining past-time for students on campus […]

Going the distance with Morgan Timiney

By Brooke Williams Staff Writer On Saturday, March 21, a 27-year-old Campbell record was broken. Redshirt-senior Morgan Timiney set his personal best and the school record for his 1:53.30 800 meter run at the Wake Forest Open, the Track and Field team’s first outdoor meet of the season. “I’m really excited about it; it’s a […]

Camels fall to Radford in weekend series

By Eric Ortiz Staff Writer The Fighting Camels baseball team dropped three conference games, 3-1, 9-2 and 6-2 to the Radford Highlanders over the weekend in Campbell’s first three-game sweep since 2011. Sunday, the Highlanders took advantage of the Camels slow start earlier in the weekend by scoring a run in the first inning. The […]

CAB hosts a state fair in spring

By Katlyn Clark Staff Writer Wednesday, Campus Activity Board held their rendition of the state fair in Saylor Park for Spring Fling week. Students lined up for the event before 6 p.m. to receive free T-shirts that showed the weekly events for Spring Fling and featured Gaylord as Uncle Sam. Freshman Joclyen Wooten, a sports […]

Club to host ninth annual 5K honoring Webb

By Devin McCray Staff Writer Campbell University’s Athletic Training Club will hold its ninth annual Jennifer Webb 5k race Saturday, March 28, at 9 a.m at the Convocation Center. The annual race is held in memory of Jennifer Lynne Webb, a graduate student who while attending Campbell, was killed in a drunk driving accident on […]

In Selma, 50 years after Bloody Sunday

By Louis Duke Staff Writer Standing before the infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, Georgia Congressman John Lewis addressed the thousands gathered to commemorate a monumental day in history. “Our country will never, ever be the same because of what happened on this bridge.” said Lewis. “This city, on the banks of the Alabama […]