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Opinion: Where do you fit into #metoo?

By Amanda Hartman Staff Writer It seems like every day, there’s another actor, director or musician blacklisted because of sexual assault allegations. In October, such accusations rained down in a torrent of anger, sadness and disappointment. While the internet tried its best to pick up the pieces, survivors were hailed …

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Opinion

Opinion: Don’t cheapen the #metoo movement

By Ryan McAllister @mcallister_CU Let me begin by stating that I am one-hundred percent in support of the #MeToo movement. Social media can do incredible things and this hashtag is a perfect example of people from different locales and backgrounds coming together to work towards much-needed change. It breaks my …

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Entertainment

Celebrate Valentine’s with everybody’s true love — Disney music

It’s that time of year again. Valentines, candy boxes, and… Disney? Let’s be honest, Disney movies were some of our first exposures to love. So why not pay homage in your playlist this year? We’ve gathered five songs to Disney-fy your Valentine playlists. SO THIS IS LOVE — CINDERELLA I actually …

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News

118 years after the flames, a phoenix rises

Campbell dedicates marker commemorating location of Buies Creek Academy By Aaron Schnoor Staff Writer Campbell University faculty, staff, alumni and students gathered outside Kivett Hall for a ceremony marking the original site of Buies Creek Academy on Feb. 8. The original location of the academy, which was ravaged by a …

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Opinion

Opinion: Don’t ever be the first to stop

By Andrew Sowers @andrew_sowers “Who would dare be the first to stop?” That was the question in Moscow at the meeting of the District Party. As reported by Alexander Solzhenitsyn in “The Gulag Archipelago” At the end of the conference the new secretary called for a tribute to Joseph Stain …

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Features

Top five elements for a perfect Galentine’s bash

By Abigail Pore Assistant Editor In recent years, February’s focus on love has gone from couples to any loved ones. With this has come themed Galentine parties where girl friends get together to celebrate their friendship. Thinking of throwing your own? We’ve gathered some of the basic needs that will …

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News

Campbell’s cemeteries raise questions about our legacies

By AnnaScott Cross Social Media Editor Cemeteries are fascinating places. They hold legacies, histories and families. The Buies Creek Cemetery off of Judge Taylor Road holds memories that are especially close to the heart of Campbell’s community. Many of the hundreds of people buried there have left a lasting impact …

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Sports

Meet the Team: 2018 baseball season under way

By Aaron Schnoor Staff Writer The Campbell University baseball team will open their season on Friday, Feb. 16, against St. John’s University. The Fighting Camels, projected to finish fifth in the Big South Preseason Poll, are coming off a season in which they finished 10-14 in conference play and 25-32 …

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Entertainment

Five romcoms for Feb. 14

By Leah Tripp Staff Writer BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY Bridget Jones’s Diary is a piece of endearing assurance to every unlucky soul who has ever decided that love just isn’t in the cards. Renée Zellweger’s Bridget, a candid and crude 32-year-old, chronicles her journey to love and self-improvement in a series …

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Entertainment

English professor a major Christian reviewer in film industry

By AARON SCHNOOR Staff Writer Ken Morefield is not your typical movie critic. The English professor, entering his 14th year at Campbell, does not hide the secret that he reviews films as a side-hobby, but it is a career field that Morefield did not plan on entering until he was …

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Entertainment

And the Oscar goes to …

By RACHEL DAVIS Editor-in-Chief Oscar nominations were released in the past week, spurring commentary and controversy on countless blogs, Twitter accounts, and other social media. The Campbell Times offers a few predictions for the upcoming award ceremony. Best Picture: Dunkirk This stunning film about World War II features strong acting, …

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Opinion

Column: The refugee story is the American story

By Christopher West Contributing Columnist Gilles Bikindou came to the United States in 2006 on an educational VISA to study at Columbia University through the Congolese government. Gilles, part of a protected but at-risk ethnic group in the Congo, had worked hard to earn a position in the national government. …

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Entertainment

MONTI-VATION: SGA speaker shares inspirational story

By ANNASCOTT CROSS Assistant Editor Campbell’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted actor and speaker Monti Washington to tell his story in Scott Concert Hall on Jan. 22, as part of his Monti-vation Tour. Washington, who grew up in a series of foster homes, shared how he overcame his challenges to …

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Features

Why goals are superior to New Years resolutions

By CAROLYN NEWSOME Staff Writer Edifying oneself is important, but are resolutions the way to go? Goals are a more effective way to produce positive changes than resolutions because goals offer less stress, increased flexibility, greater personalization, and looser time constraints. Resolutions add to stress already felt by many as …

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Entertainment

February Playlist

By LEAH TRIPP Staff Writer Roll Up Your Sleeves — Meg Mac “Roll Up Your Sleeves” is an encouraging call to action. Meg Mac delivers her message by way of vibrant piano and a soulful voice that will give you chills and assure you that “everything is gonna be alright”. …

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