500 aftercare kits packed

The CNU community came out to support Fear 2 Freedom in their annual Hour 2 Empower event I pledge to help end sexual assault on my campus. I will stand firm to protect my fellow classmates on and off campus. I pledge to be the change Voices of hundreds of students echoed this pledge in…

$65,868.86 raised for research

CNU’s Relay for Life exceed fundraising goal after event on March 22-23 March 22 was a triumphant night for CNU’s Colleges Against Cancer, as they began their annual Relay for Life already ahead of their Volunteer Goal of $60,000. A little over twelve hours later the results came in: they had raised $5,000 more than…

Sophia Nelson gives keynote at Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Sophia Nelson wants you to listen to your neighbor. Serving as the Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Global Status of Women and Girls Conference, Nelson focused on bridging the differences between Americans and giving tools for women to succeed. With that success, she suggests, our country can make its way through “this climate of national…

Jostens sucks

Why I didn’t buy a class ring Jostens is a company created to sell you useless garbage. This is not unique—most companies fit this description—but Jostens is conspicuous because of its place in college life. College life is filled with obvious gouging: tens of thousands of dollars a year in tuition and room and board,…

What the PFAC?

PFAC is coming to campus and we should all be excited  It seems as if Christopher Newport University is always adding something new to campus. Whether it’s a new wing to the library, or improving the horrendous parking situation, we are always expanding in size. One of the newest, and more strenuous, additions to our…

Spring into eco-friendly cleaning

Five tips to help reduce your environmental impact With longer, sunnier days and the smell of emerging flowers in the air, springtime is officially here. For many, this seasonal switch is indicative of the semester nearing an end, summer approaching, and a time to balance your mindset with some therapeutic decluttering, cleaning, and space-making.  However,…

A great big congratulations

It’s time to feel proud about what you’ve accomplished here The participation trophy generation, the entitled kids, the attendance badge wielders– our generation has been marked with award after award in hopes to raise our self-esteem.  While some may think that this has caused a generation of lazy entitled brats, and maybe they’re right, it’s…

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No. 2 Christopher Newport Baseball Crushes St. Mary’s (Md.)

CNU baseball defeats St. Mary’s College of Maryland in a three game set in CAC action Number two in the nation CNU baseball keeps rolling along to big victories this year.  After breaking records last weekend they are back at it again taking down St. Mary’s College of Maryland 18-1, 19-2 and 13-0 on the…

A Case for CNU E-sport Support

With the successful play from CNU Overwatch, CNU should consider supporting its E-sport teams Two weeks, and two wins.  That’s all that was needed for the CNU Overwatch team to secure a spot in the Elite 8 of the Tespa Collegiate Overwatch Championship and get flown out to Houston for a live broadcast. Unfortunately, even…