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Who was St. Nicholas?

November 30, 2012

This Christmas season you’ll surely hear the name St. Nicholas. In fact, he has a day all to himself. Dec. 6 is St. Nicholas Day, when children in many parts of the world will wake up to find small treats in their shoes or stockings, left to them, they’ll be told, by St. Nicholas. And in the U.S., on Dec. 25, of course, many children will wake up to find gifts left for them, they’ll be told, by Santa Claus, a derivative of St. Nicholas.

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‘We will get it done’

November 28, 2012

Former Carolina Panthers standout and Nebraska Football Hall of Famer Mike Minter has been named head football coach at Campbell University. Minter, a member of two national championship teams at Nebraska and the Panthers’ 2003 Super Bowl squad, joins the Fighting Camel program after serving as assistant coach at Liberty University in 2012 and Johnson C. Smith University in 2011.

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The Chance to Dream

November 13, 2012

He won the American League Cy Young Award in 1970 as baseball’s best pitcher. Five years earlier, he pitched in a few World Series games … going head-to-head with the legendary Sandy Koufax in one. He was a three-time Major League Baseball All Star selection, a 1974 inductee into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, a 1984 inductee of Campbell University’s Sports Hall of Fame and a 2011 pick for the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame.

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Campbell Proud - Brittany Bridges

October 30, 2012

“It’s not all about getting a ribbon. It’s about whether you’ve improved from last time,” says Brittany Bridges, a junior at Campbell University and one of the state’s best equestrian riders.

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Political Opportunities

October 23, 2012

As a sixth-grader, Louis Duke begged his parents to let him stay up late on the night of Nov. 2, 2004, so he could watch the returns for the presidential election. The Reidsville, N.C., sophomore was pulling for Republican and eventual winner George W. Bush at the time.

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Campbell Proud – Jon Powell

September 27, 2012

“Sometimes there are circumstances that people can’t do anything about and they need somebody to come alongside them and help them. That’s what I try to do,” says Jon Powell, director of Campbell Law School’s Juvenile Justice Project.

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Medical School Construction Tour

August 24, 2012

One year from now, the 150 students making up the first class of the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine will be here. “And we’re going to be ready for them,” said James Roberts, Campbell’s vice president for business and treasurer.

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Campbell Proud – Marcus

August 14, 2012

The doctors who cared for Marcus Ford’s grandmother impacted his life. Today, the senior biology major at Campbell University is working toward impacting other people’s lives. Marcus Ford was in the middle of filling out his college applications for UNC-Chapel Hill when his mother walked in and asked him, “Have you heard of Campbell?” Marcus had heard of the university in passing but not much. “Well,” his mother said, “let’s just check it out.”

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