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“Good to be Alive” in the Creek: Andy Grammer and SafetySuit rocked the Convocation Center

  By Katlyn Clark, Life Editor The rain did not stop the Campbell community from waiting a couple of hours before the doors opened up to the Convocation Center for this year’s Spring Concert. Once the doors opened, students and others flooded the floor area and seats in Gore Arena. One …

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Opinion

The truth about the war against the South

By Dylan Lord, Staff Writer A white male walked into a black church and opened fire on June 17, 2015, killing nine and injuring others. According to sources, the shooter was looking to start a race war, and ended up adding more heat to the national debate on the controversy of …

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Opinion

Tips to make the most out of this summer

By Rachel Rock & Christian Hornaday, Editor-in-Chief & Assistant Editor With the semester winding down, it is time to look into your summer plans. Since we know it is going to be incredibly hard to adjust back to a few months of quiet, home life after spending a year in the roaring …

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Features

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 …

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News

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 …

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News

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 …

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Entertainment

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 …

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Sports

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 …

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Print Issues

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 …

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Print Issues

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 …

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News

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 …

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Features

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 …

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News

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 …

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Features

The young, the restless and the sleep deprived

By Taylor Mckaig, Staff Writer As finals lurk around the corner, sleep is something many students are beginning to lose. Although the tendency to procrastinate would tempt you to disagree, sleep is actually really important to maintain your overall well-being. Be aware that there are many consequences of an irregular sleep …

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Entertainment

Senior Spotlight: Jonni Martin – Graphic design and studio art major reflects on her time at Campbell

  By Katlyn Clark, Entertainment Editor “Hey, how’s it going?” If you ever hear this, you will know it’s Jonni Martin. Her years at Campbell have been filled with moments that she will never forget and Campbell has become her home away from home. Jonni Martin was born and raised in …

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