An Open Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Good morning,  You may have noticed that there is not a new print edition of The Captain’s Log on the stands. Unfortunately, there will not be a print edition for this week.  Due to a delayed ruling on Tuesday, Feb. 20 of the CAC Men’s Indoor Track and Field Championship, the cover story of the print…

Defending the “Pro” in Professor

Dr. Michael Clune defends the role of the literature professor, the future of the field in lecture at CNU ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ For many, studying literature is a chore. A pointless class spent reading boring books and memorizing small details that have nothing to do with anything of interest. It is a class to…

Students equip for a future in leadership

Students learn the meaning of Inside Out Leadership at U.S. Naval Academy Conference ~Emma Dixon, News Editor~ While listening to a wide variety of leaders from different fields, four CNU students learned their own leadership potential and other valuable leadership lessons at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference. Dr. Sean Heuvel and four CNU students…

Honeybees have their own holiday

Why these little insects deserve to be celebrated ~James Duffy, Staff Writer~ Misconceptions about bees and wasps make it easy to be scared of bees and other stinging, flying and buzzing insects, even as an adult. However, the very real possibility of losing bees entirely is much scarier; honey bees alone (which are only one…

Dear Attendance Policy…

If CNU pushes involvement, why do our grades suffer if we miss a class or two? ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Dear Attendance Policy, Let me paint you a picture. It’s freshman year, I am a bright eyed kid wanting to take my education to the next level while also getting a…

CAC: Basketball bracket breakdown

Both Men’s and Women’s basketball enter CAC tournament as top seeds, face tough opponents at home ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Women’s bracket First Round: Tuesday, Feb. 19  #8 St. Mary’s (Md.) at #1 Christopher Newport, 6 p.m. Game 2: #5 Frostburg State at #4 Mary Washington, 6…

Money Moves: Expensive vs. cheap equipment

Is the expensive equipment worth it? Or should you stick with the cheap stuff?  ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Sports can be an expensive hobby.  You have to pay for shoes, shirts and all sorts of gear just to be able to play the sport. As a society we want our kids…

CNU and the incredible home team

Home field advantage? Who cares? ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ Another semester, another CAC tournament. Once again, the basketball teams storm through the regular season conference play.  Despite some close calls, both men’s and women’s teams begin the tournament with that number one seeding, winning the right to host the games.  The home field advantage is…

‘One Note Stand’ wins Grand Prize

University Sound’s annual 2019 ‘Sing your Heart out Competition’ held Saturday announced the UMW-based group ‘One Note Stand’ as Grand Prize winners ~Kristen Ziccarelli, A&E Editor~ With the single note of a harmonica, the audience became silent, waiting for the songs of their favorite a capella group to perform. Saturday afternoon’s “Sing your Heart out”…

‘Oklahoma!’ celebrates 75 years

TheaterCNU and the Department of Music’s presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical premiered Friday night to a packed Peebles Theater ~Kristen Ziccarelli, A&E Editor~ If you thought a box social was just a casual affair for a small town in the Midwest, ‘Oklahoma!’ will surely change your mind. Friday night, the classic musical opened in…