A day to reflect: September 11

A sobering day to remember and reflect on the impact of 9/11 It seemed like a regular average Tuesday morning in New York City. There wasn’t a single cloud in the clear blue sky. As many people went to work and dropped their children off at school, no one could anticipate what would happen next. …

Football fails to overcome #5 North Central (Ill.)

The Cardinals offense proves to be too strong for the Captains defense After all the pomp and circumstance of Hurricane Dorian and how it missed hitting us, the Football team had their home opener, and had a tough time dealing with the Cardinals of North Central (Ill.) and their excellent offense. Stat lines show that…

The lowdown on the housing lottery

A student talks about the struggles of CNU’s Housing Lottery When it pertains to housing at Christopher Newport University, it truly comes down to chance, especially with the beloved Housing Lottery. While freshmen do not have to worry about housing because the university handles room assignments, for second year students and beyond, the responsibility is…

A Society of Complainers

In a world full of complainers, I am here to tell them to shut up Everyone hates that one kid in class that never stops complaining. “It’s too cold,” “The reading was way too much,” “I hate morning classes,” and on and on and on.  You know who they are; they always sit beside you,…

Rediscovering the Dead Sea Scrolls

A symposium looking into the past and future of the Dead Sea Scrolls What is a Dead Sea Scroll and why are people talking about it? Well, on September 3 the students at Christopher Newport got a chance to find that out. A group of highly esteemed professors, doctors and archeologists gathered in the David…

The unsung heroes of sporting events

People who work behind the scenes for athletics deserve more recognition then they tend to recieve on gameday Everyone is always celebrating athletes, as they should. Athletes work hard. They train in their free time, practice every day and give it their all during games. I’m not trying to downplay their work or accomplishments at…

#16 Field Hockey looks to break into top 10

The Captains took down another top 10 opponent over the weekend The Captains Field Hockey program looked to continue their season with another strong showing against their third top 10 ranked opposition just four games into the season.  An undefeated #5 Johns Hopkins showed up at Jennings Family Stadium to face the Captains and look…

Christopher Newport makes a splash in the Princeton Review

CNU received multiple top 20 rankings in the most recent Princeton Review  The Princeton Review, a college admissions services company, earlier this year ranked CNU among the top 200 schools for value and return on investment (ROI) out of an evaluation of 650 schools across the country. The school also won an accolade for quality…

A short drive to the Dive

Guy Fieri’s Dive and Taco Joint in Hampton delivers on atmosphere over quality From California to Vegas to New York City comes Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint in none other than Hampton Roads, Va. Only a short drive from CNU, the bright lights of both Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint and Pizza Parlor (two separate establishments located…