I am tired of all the ‘fake news’

A concerned editor’s take on the importance of good journalism I never liked journalism. I always thought it was pointless, but after two years of being on the CLOG and CNUTV, I realize that isn’t journalism I dislike, it’s bad journalism.  Take for example the hurricane evacuation. News report after news report on the storm…

This day in history: Jamestown burns

The flames set 342 years ago still have an impact today Flames erupt during the burning of Jamestown on this day, Sept. 19, in the year 1676. Jamestown burned during Bacon’s Rebellion, an armed revolt led by Nathaniel Bacon in opposition to the governor, Sir William Berkeley.  The context of any historical event is important…

Critique, comedy and some common sense

American television personality and author Greg Gutfeld’s book, ‘The Gutfeld Monologues: Classic Rants from the Five’ offers a satirical and humorous comedy on the most controversial political issues By Shawn Fleetwood American politics can sometimes be like watching the longest game of tug of war ever. Both sides are dug in and refuse to budge,…

Cultural eye-openers of Colonial Williamsburg

Now that the free collegiate pass is available to CNU Students, you can visit the historical site with little more than some gas in your car and a dollar or two for lunch. Here are four of the best locations to maximize your visit to Colonial Williamsburg this Fall. By Kristen Ziccarelli Bruton Parish Church…

Seven movies for the next rainy day

Glance into a fellow student’s diverse watchlist from his first two weeks on campus and be prepared to stay up all night on Netflix By Daniel Mosakewicz ‘Se7en’ (1995) A ‘Se7en’ is a dark, psychological examination of crime, religion, and police work. Starring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman, the plot follows a detective nearing retirement…

A Captain aboard: traveling while traveling

Just as our Captain Abroad gets comfortable, she needs to spread her wings The words grazie and ciao have already become a major part of my vocabulary. Only four weeks in and I am already adapting to life and Florence and loving every second of it. Which means, of course for the Captain Abroad that…

The Mirror of Life: How Great Architecture Inspires Excellence

The architectural inspiration behind the newly-completed Trible Library, featuring the words of President Paul Trible By Kristen Ziccarelli Building speak for themselves, they are reflections of life itself, and frequently they are visions of ideals greater than themselves. The cupola-topped library expansion opened only two weeks ago, but its purpose, vision and legacy has been…

Testing the waters

One freshman’s journey to getting involved and pursuing excellence on and off campus By Annie Silva The first weeks of freshman year are a blur of stress, panic and excitement. Most students use this time to settle down, find friends and prepare for class. However, Freshmen Sydney King does not fit the mold. Within her…

Dropping glow sticks and dropping the beat

‘Light the Night’ DJ Tom Aberman’s perspective from behind the speakers By Kristen Ziccarelli Where would Light the Night be without beat-dropping jams, raining glow sticks and a countdown to one of the most characteristically CNU moments recorded on thousands of Instagram and Snapchat stories every year? Basically nowhere. This year and last, DJ Tom…

Meet The Editors!

Morgan Barclay – Editor in Chief Michael Innacelli – CNUTV Managing Editor Hannah Lindenblad – Photography Editor Emma Dixon – News Editor Anna Dorl – Lifestyle Editor Kristen Ziccarelli – A&E Editor Pheonix Hines – Sports Editor Matthew Scherger – BreakingCNU Editor Jason Singarayer – CNU Studios Editor Paige Stevens – Social Media Manager Liam…