I hope you have had a great Thanksgiving Break! This upcoming week is EXAM Week, in order to help you plan out your week this is a link to the exam schedule, if you need help figuring out when your exam is please email your professor! Good Luck!! http://www.campbell.edu/current/exam-schedule/
It may only be November but Christmas has came to the Creek. The 9th annual Christmas tree lighting took place last night, social media has been flooded with student responses to the beloved tradition. Some students experienced it for their first time and some for their last but no matter what the excitement was still present. The service was wonderful with Pastor Bob Copeland and the many special music arrangements. It’s amazing that a place like Campbell can support Christmas in such an open way, this is what the season is all about. It is such a blessing to go to a school where we can openly worship “the greatest gift of all”. The Christmas Tree Lighting is the opening of the holiday season, please take time out of your day this year to remember the important things in life!
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October has gone by quickly! This is the last week, and you should celebrate the Halloween spirit! This week there will be a Nacho Night hosted by CAB, come out and enjoy nachos and fun with friends! Also, Dance the night away on Throwback Thursday by participating in the Dance from the Past, then afterwards learn the scary past of Campbell by participating in the Ghost Walk.
- 5pm: General CAB Meeting
- 7pm: Nacho Night-Rumley Center
- 7pm: Dance From the Past
- 7pm: Fall Musical
- 8pm-10pm Campbell Ghost Walk
No Matter what you chose to participate in remember to stay safe and have a great Halloween!
Article Written by: Anna Marie Vognazzio
Last Thursday, the CAB Concerts Committee hosted the second Jam Session of the semester in Shouse Dining Hall, where students gathered to sing their best karaoke! Whether singing solo or with friends, participants gave it their all as they shared songs from a variety of genres, including pop, soul, hip hop, and contemporary worship music. Students often comment that they love the relaxed atmosphere of the jam sessions, because it gives them a chance to socialize while enjoying
some of Campbell’s hidden talent. They love it when they see their friends and classmates go onstage, and are always supportive in giving a hearty round of applause to everyone who performs!
If you’re looking to showcase an instrument or sing karaoke, mark your calendars, because the next Jam Session will be on Thursday, November 12th!
Justin Josey shares his experience as a commuting student. Josey explains the advantages as well as the disadvantages of living at home.
When I first started college two years ago, I had not planned on becoming a commuter. I was looking forward to living the standard life of a college student. I could not wait to move out, live on my own in a small dorm room with another person, and eating at the Marshbank. That all changed, when I discovered I would be flipping the bill for my entire college career, so in order to save a brand new car in room and board fees I decided to keep living from home.
Those first couple of weeks were hard for me, as I felt isolated from the events going on around campus. I felt like I was missing out on what would make the college experience. It did not make it any easier seeing all my friends post pictures of things like, “OMG, so much fun, #lovemyroomate” or any picture with happy smiling faces with some upbeat caption. There was so much of the happiness and loving living on campus it made me sick, I hated feeling as if I was missing almost everything that seemed to be going on.
Fast-forward two years, and I am a happy commuter. It takes time, but becoming involved on campus was what made me feel like I belonged to this university. Even though I do have an hour commute both ways daily, I have learned to enjoy the trek. It took some practice, but now I have my schedule set up, so I spend the most amount of time on campus, to minimize wait time between classes and school events.
However, commuting does have a downside, as I do not have a place to go during the day. There are times when my friends are in class, homework has been finished, and I just do not feel like turning on Netflix or YouTube. For me I either will get in to a little trouble or start crashing in the library to take a nap, as there is no place for commuters to go if they want to relax between classes on campus.
Then there is the threat of snow in the winter. Spring semester so far has been the worst for snow days. Those days, I am glued to my phone checking either emails or weather reports making sure I have enough time to beat the storms. After all, I am from around here, so my driving skills in the snow are so advanced, that I might as well be the driver of the burning car in last year’s snow.
Each year I have averaged about 15,000 miles on my car. I can probably navigate my commute down 401 blindfolded. I have saved so far an easy $16,000 in cost, and I am still getting the college experience -without having to deal with the spotty wifi and stomach the food daily at marshbanks.