Review: Link’s Awakening

An escape to an island of adventure Why do you consume, engage and celebrate any sort of media? Why do you spend dozens of hours binge-watching a show? Why do you take time out of your busy day to watch a movie? Why do you play video games when you could be doing something else?…

Inclusion at your home away from home

When will CNU fully accept a gender-inclusive structure to campus?  The discussion of gender inclusivity has been presented time and time again, though it’s unsure whether or not action will be taken to have it fully structured on CNU’s campus.  CNU has brought a few projects to the table in order to incorporate an inclusive,…

Review: From Yeezus to Jesus

Kanye West takes a spiritual turn with his musical career It’s here. One year and four months have passed between Kanye West’s “Ye” album and his most recent, “JESUS IS KING,” which was released at noon on Friday, Oct. 25, 12 hours later than West promised. But at this point, that’s the least of listeners’…

Shelly Simonds is ready to fight for the future of Hampton Roads

A long-time environmental activist, Simonds will deliver the environmental policy that VA-94 needs This past week, the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport hosted the only debate this election cycle for residents of Virginia’s 94th district delegates. Candidate Shelly Simonds and incumbent David Yancey took to the stage for an hour of policy-specific…

Just smile

A personal account of affairs surrounding depression and anxiety Those words are given and heard by many people every day, whether online or in real life. This is a side effect of the stigma and the lack of a common understanding surrounding depression. People think depression is just a state of being, such as sad…

Wason Center hosts debate

David Yancey and Shelly Simonds debate each other in the Gaines Theater The House of Delegates 94th District debate heated up the Gaines Theater stage at Christopher Newport University. Hosted by the Wason Center for Public Policy and the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, incumbent Republican David Yancey and Democratic opponent Shelly Simonds debated over…

College Affordability Act

A new bill being proposed could help eleviate the stress and burden that the financial aspect of college places on students and their families There is something new in the works to help change the burden that paying for college puts on students and their families. It is called the College Affordability Act. This bill…

D.C. teams finally winning this year (mostly)

Washington D.C. sports teams are finally performing, here is what that means Washington’s professional sports teams are the shining examples of mediocrity in athletic competition. Yes, they make the playoffs on occasion, but they consistently do not live up to their expectations. More often than not, they strut their way into a playoff series only…

Glow in the Darcapella

CNU’s six a capella groups gathered together for their annual showcase, illuminating the beginning of  Homecoming Weekend They have glowing tights, neon paint splattered on their skin, bright tutus and bowties, vibrant lipsticks and feather boas. They’re jittery, they’re energy-ridden, they’re rehearsed and when they step out on stage, they’re ready. The audience, who has…

Volleyball storms ahead with two big wins

The Captains won a CAC game and an exhibition against Washington and Lee The Captains Volleyball team celebrated their five seniors on Friday, Oct. 25, as they faced off against York College in Capital Athletic Conference action. With the first and second seeds for the post season tournament already secured by Christopher Newport and the…