My Spin by Tom Campbell

What are you scared of?

Graduates across our state are going to hear plenty of platitudes before receiving their diplomas. UNC School of the Arts heard one worth remembering.    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   May 9, 2019

Hating Hate

We've got a history of hating people. But why do we hate immigrants? And how is it going to solve our immigration crisis?    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   April 11, 2019

The journey to Easter

At long last it is Spring, when daylight hours grow longer, temperatures turn warmer and flowers burst into bloom. The Anglo-Saxon word for Spring was “lencten.” We shortened the word to Lent, a...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   April 4, 2019

We just want to fight with each other

Nancy McFarlane is my mayor. She has led Raleigh through explosive growth, including a new train station, the purchase of Dix Park, promotion of Raleigh as an arts scene and tourist destination and...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   March 21, 2019

The end of a 62-year love affair

This weekend marks the end of a sports era. Since I was around at the beginning, I want to join others in mourning the loss of over-the-air broadcasts of ACC sports. Most pundits incorrectly credit...    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   March 14, 2019