Student petition gains traction

A petition regarding commencement speaker selection process has recieved almost 700 signatures  A student-led petition regarding the choice of commencement speaker, Suzanne Scheuble, has been receiving major support on social media from alumni, family and students. At time of writing, the change.org petition, written by Miller Bowe, has received over 680 signatures, 48 posts in…

VOLUME 50

After 384 stories, 368 pages of original content, 87 original videos, The Captain’s Log looks back on their 2018-2019 year Starting with a hurricane, volume 50 has only continued its coverage of large scale events both on and off campus.  The Captain’s Log was there during Hurricane Florence, the Women’s March, and Ralph Northam’s scandal….

World in Brief

Recaps of the top news stories that happened last week from across the globe Netanyahu hopeful to win Israel election With all votes nearly counted in a hotly contested race, Benjamin Netanyahu looks all but certain to secure a fifth term as the Prime Minister of Israel. Due to Israel’s multi-party system, in order for…

The limelight is on Dr. White

CNU’s Dr. Jon White awarded a high honor from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia  Dr. Jon White from the American Studies department was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) earlier this semester. He is one of only 13 faculty members from more…

The fund that has everyone stunned

Captains’ Educational Enrichment Fund beats the stock market in 2018, is on track to do so again in 2019 After the worst year in nearly a decade, many investors came out of 2018 with a significant loss while underperforming the S&P 500 index. Although the Captains’ Educational Enrichment Fund (CEE Fund), a student-run investment team…

Dear CNU…

The vines on PFAC construction say a lot  Dear CNU’s Construction Vines, There is nothing more appropriate for Christopher Newport’s style than to hang fake vines over a chain-link fence to mask an incomplete building.   Now, if you have no clue what I am talking about, the PFAC construction site located right behind Pope…

What is a commencement speaker?

Following a petition and student outcry, one CNU student reflects on the values and accomplishments a speaker should have Over the past week, increasing public dissent has erupted surrounding CNU’s 2019 Commencement Speaker.  From a student petition with hundreds of signatures to the outcry on social media, the chief reasons cited for disapproving in the…

Looking forward, looking back

A freshman and a senior reflect on the year they’ve had Leading at the last minute I have waited until the last possible minute to write this send-off. For many, this comes as no surprise. I frequently push the deadline with the paper. Waiting and marinating on stories until the last possible minute, I want…

Softball splits series with York (Pa.)

Softball improves to 24-4 after matchup with York (Pa.) heading into the final week of the season The third-ranked CNU softball team was challenged in a conference doubleheader against York College (Pa.). Both games were extremely close and were won off the home run efforts of each team.  The first game looked gloomy for the…

Money Moves: Betting on Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods costs bookkeepers millions Tiger Woods is officially back. It took nearly eleven years for him to do it, but he has won another major tournament in the 2019 Masters. This meant big wins for anyone betting on Woods to win the 2019 Masters, and several betting companies had big losses. The last time…