Stop complaining about dining hall food

CNU offers varied options year-round, it’s time we appreciated it It is indeed that time of year. You walk into Regattas and pretty much head straight to the cereal line, dismissing whatever is on the menu for the day. If you don’t like buffalo chicken wraps or chicken tenders, Tuesday and Wednesday have you feeling…

Another basic holiday PSA

Helping others should take priority year-round, not just at Christmas It is finally that special time of year where we get together with our loved ones and make memories that will last for years to come.   Because of this time of year, people often think about what they have and look to give back…

This Day in History: Repeal Day

The Bygone era isn’t so bygone. Learn about the ins-and-outs of Prohibition. In 1919, the 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution banned the production and sale of alcohol, beckoning in more than a decade of prohibition. Today in history, Dec. 5th, 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment, marking the end of prohibition….

To deck or not to deck the halls?

Decorating early for winter holidays is not ridiculous One of the issues that I have noticed to cause the most disagreements between roommates during this season is the timing of decorating for the holidays. For many of us who celebrate Christmas or other December holidays, decorating for this season is a medium for college students…

Safety is a campus-wide responsiblity, says CNU Police Chief

CNU PD discusses emergency response plans following ODU bomb threat last Thursday On Nov. 29. 2018 a bomb threat was made at ODU which caused the campus to close until 3 p.m. that day. No injuries were reported from this incident, but the headlines on Thursday caused many to question what CNU’s response to a…

Crafting a community

Early admission to be offered to up to 75 NNPS students in Community Captains program In a newly-announced partnership with Newport News Public Schools (NNPS), CNU is granting up to 75 qualified Newport News Public school sophomores early admission.  This announcement came on Dec. 28, 2018 at a ceremony at Warwick High School in Newport…

Billy Joel’s Top Five

It’s been only a month since the 41st anniversary of Billy Joel’s most impactful album release, “The Stranger.” To celebrate that accomplishment, and one of the defining artists of a generation, here is a countdown of my top five favorite Billy Joel songs. If you haven’t heard any of these, give them a listen. If…

Entrenched in ‘Trench’

Twenty One Pilot’s ‘Bandito Tour’ leaves little to be desired By Anna Dorl It’s an incredible feeling when you score seats to see one of the most popular bands in the world. I’ve been a fan of Twenty One Pilots for a couple years, ever since I discovered their album “Vessel.” So when my friend…

The most dangerous magic

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ is a teachable moment for making choices and questioning evil By Kathryn Fannin The newest installment of the Fantastic Beasts series, “The Crimes of Grindelwald,” left fans’ hearts racing and their minds filled with more questions than answers. Many favorite characters made difficult sacrifices, and the fates of our…

Fashion for good

CNU IJM to hold fashion show to support trafficking victims By Kristen Ziccarelli This Friday, CNU’s branch of the International Justice Mission (IJM) will host their Freely Made Fashion Show, modelling ethically-made clothing to raise awareness about the affects of fast fashion and the beauty of slavery-free clothing production. With twenty-six student models walking the…