This day in history: Cheesebox on a Raft

The USS Monitor is history in walking distance ~Miller Bowe, Staff Writer~ On Jan. 30, 1862, the USS Monitor was launched. It was the first of its kind in the navy- an ironclad warship with a rotating turret.  About five weeks later it would face off with the CSS Virginia– a Confederate ironclad–  at the…

Say no to three year housing requirement

~Sydney Hernandez, Staff Writer~ Housing. For those of us sophomore year and above, we all know the struggle of trying to get housing in the dorm you want, and sometimes, the struggle of even trying to get housing at all. For the freshman, don’t worry, you will be going through this madness very soon.  When…

Service on MLK Day

Students, university can do more to serve ~Spencer Evans, Staff Writer~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a day that changes as you grow.  When I was younger, it was more of a day off than anything, a federal holiday that I was happy to get off of school and work.  Now that I…

Why I quit sports

~Emma Dixon, News Editor~ Throughout all of middle school and the beginning of high school, I was a jock. I played any sport you could think of: volleyball, basketball, soccer and softball. Although I played all of these, softball was the main sport I excelled at. I began playing when I was a young child,…

Club sports: More than just a game

Club sports provide personal growth, marketable skills on and off the field ~Ryan Lynch, Staff Writer~ You’ve just moved-in on campus at CNU; wide-eyed and eager to start your college career.  It is easy to get overwhelmed with the plethora of choices at one’s disposal when coming to CNU.   You could join a club,…

Money Moves: Women’s equal pay in sports

WNBA players want equal pay, can they get it? ~Anna Thomas, Staff Writer~ Within the past several years, the push for equal pay among the sexes has taken off.  And with it has come the conversation of fair pay in the sports world.  The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) has been one point of interest…

Copyrighting the ‘light of day’

Falk Gallery guest artist Stephanie Mercedes ties the Argentinian past to modern-day photoraphy and law in a variety of mediums ~Kristen Ziccarelli, A&E Editor~ It is often said that ‘an image holds a thousand words,’ and when learning about history, such a phrase is true to the fullest extent. But as one of the most…

Argentina’s Dirty War

~Kristen Ziccarelli, A&E Editor~ Forty-three years ago, one of the deadliest periods in Argentine history began. Marked by death, disappearance and control of almost all sectors of society, the ‘Dirty War’ lasting from 1976 – 1983 resulted in the estimated deaths of 10,000 – 30,000 people under Argentina’s military dictatorship.  Beginning with the military’s successful…

A peek into Paris Fashion Week

Learn about all the latest styles from top brands and designers such as Dior, Louis Vuitton and Abloh at this year’s Paris Fashion Week ~Bryce Hairston, Staff Writer~ Continuing the long-standing tradition of showcasing haute couture collections from some of the biggest fashion houses, Paris week recently just ended. With so many shows happening simultaneously,…

Juicing Life Bar shakes up City Center

The Newport News health food scene has a new main squeeze ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ If you’re looking for somewhere to go for a post-workout treat, a place to meet with friends for a quick and healthy breakfast or if you need something quick on the way to your office in City Center, Juicing Life…