“Mix with the real world”

Luter School of Business to host second BusX Conference to help students network ~Emma Dixon, News Editor~ The Luter School of Business is offering an opportunity for students to advance their future careers. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Luter School of Business is hosting the second Business Exchange Conference (BusX) at CNU. According to Dr….

Marie Kondo changed my life

Tidying my dorm changed everything ~Sydney Hernandez, Staff Writer~ With the new Netflix show, “Tidying up with Marie Kondo,” sweeping the nation, it’s about time someone wrote a piece on neat vs messy dorms.  I’ll preface this piece by saying that I have never been a neat person. Throughout my childhood, my mom would come…

Student Assembly: Money matters

Let’s combine our frugal tips ~Austin Newman, Staff Writer~ Christopher Newport University has launched their first version of Money Matters, a guide to living on a budget. The purpose of Money Matters is for it be an interactive document that can be accessed by anyone within the university to allow everyone to share different tips…

The best the world can be

Gillette’s ad should broaden its reach ~Barrett Goode, Staff Writer~ “The Best a Man Can Be” is the new slogan of a commercial that came out Monday, Jan. 14.  In its first three days, this exclusive online commercial sailed up to over 19 million views on platforms reaching across Facebook and YouTube. Currently, it rests…

Pipelines will harm Va. communities

Environmental, social and financial risks are too high to ignore ~James Duffy, Staff Writer~ In a search to surge profits and expedite fossil fuels, specifically natural gas from shale reserves in Appalachia, energy giants such as Dominion, Duke and more are pushing hard and continuing work to construct hundred-mile long gas pipelines across Virginia, West…

Money Moves: Super Bowl ad revenue

How much are Super Bowl ads worth? ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor “How much money does CBS make on the ads from the Super Bowl?” I feel like I ask that every year around this time. It really is incredible how much money it costs for a simple…

Before and after: Super Bowl LIII

The biggest sporting event of the year happened last Sunday, two students give their opinions before and after the big game ~Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer~ It’s coming. The most anticipated Sunday of the year is here.  The Super Bowl is undoubtedly the largest annual sporting event in America.  Emphasis on event, as nowadays the focus…

Sexism in sports

~Taryn Hannam-Zatz, Staff Writer~ Men’s and women’s sports have always been viewed in a different light.  The fight to bridge the gap between men’s and women’s sports in the United States took off beginning in 1972 due to the introduction of Title IX. According to the U.S. Department of Education, “Title IX protects people from…

A not-so-beautiful construction of a beautiful boy

An intriguing tale about the roller coaster ride of drug addiction, family and drama, ‘Beautiful Boy,’ is worth two hours of your time ~Ashley McMillan, Staff Writer~ Imagine having the perfect son, the perfect wife and the perfect job. You can write about anything and everything for a salary, you have a son that is…

Staging a classic drama

Sophomore Amelia Burkley will direct and stage Moliere’s ‘L’Impromptu de Versailles’ in March ~Kristen Ziccarelli, A&E Editor~ In March, sophomore Amelia Burkley will demonstrate the extent one can take undergraduate research—past the one-dimensional academic paper to a stage of lights, drama and costumes.     Her unconventional approach will culminate in a staging of French…