Hooray for half-measures

Let’s celebrate the changes we do make Anyone that knows me knows I have more than a few opinions about the exploitation of workers, especially in the fashion industry. I’ll annoy people asking them if they’ve watched the “True Cost,” or read the latest expose on H&M. “Have you heard that they’re employing child refugees…

A not-so-sweet choice

CNU’s tea choices are lacking When prospective students are brought around our campus for what is likely the first time, they are shown many things, and told even more. Of all these things, perhaps the most initially appealing is the excellent pitch made for this university’s dining halls and services. I was excited by this…

Students respond to shut down

It’s more than you think Hundreds of thousands of employees have been placed on furlough during the current government shutdown now in its fourth week. The longest shutdown in United States history is affecting more than you would think.  More than federal employees, the shutdown is affecting small businesses in DC. I have seen first-hand…

“It’s not study skills, but study habits”

Jeannine Leger explains why the CAS “Study Smarter, not Harder” workshops are effective for students, and why you should reserve your spot in one this semester “We all have bad habits, and in January we all want to kick a bad habit.”  Jeannine Leger, Director of Academic Success Services, wants students to look at their…

The main takeaways from MLK Day

CNU community gathers to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with speakers, procession “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” These are the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  On Monday, Jan. 21, campus community members and Newport News…

Leadership Department partners with UVA graduate program

Batten School to offer CNU students application fee waiver, $7,500 fellowship The Leadership and American Studies department at CNU has just announced a partnership with UVA’s Frank Batten School for Public Policy. The partnership, which waives fees to apply and makes students eligible for an annual fellowship of $7,500, is open to any student or…

Making waves for women

People across Va. marched for the ERA on Jan. 19 in the third Women’s March The crowd was a sea of pink hats, pride flags and multicolored signs bearing messages of defiance, hope and feminism. Little girls in puffy coats were holding their mothers’ hands and being hoisted up on their shoulders, as if they…

Welcome home

CNU’s seven Panhellenic sororities recruited new members this weekend STORYMORGAN BARCLAYMORGAN.BARCLAY.15@CNU.EDUSPENCER.EVANS.16@CNU.EDU PHOTOSHANNAH MCCLUREHANNAH.MCCLURE.17@CNU.EDUALEX BURRUSSALEXANDER.BURRUSS.15@CNU.EDU With hugs so hard they make sisters fall down, cheers that rattled the building and more than enough happy tears, Bid Day 2019 welcomed new members into the seven Panhellenic sororities at CNU.  But Bid Day and running home was just…

Weekly pictures

Our top pictures from each week. Interested in having your photos here? Email your best shots to clog@cnu.edu for your chance to be featured! Jan. 9- 16

After two year hiatus, WCNU is on the air

The organization celebrated their first broadcast on Jan. 13 MORGAN BARCLAYMORGAN.BARCLAY.15@CNU.EDU The WCNU team watched on in anticipation during a celebration in the Madison Room here on campus as the first broadcast started. Sounds of Auld Lang Syne were met with cheers from the members of the club. These cheers turned into smiling faces as…