Virginia spring break destinations

Not traveling for Spring Break? Here’s some local options to keep you busy Spring Break is almost upon us, but not all of us can afford to travel the world or spend the week at Disney World. That doesn’t mean Spring Break has to be lame and uneventful, however, as there are plenty of events…

The prince of modern cinema wears a king’s crown

Uncover a review of Timothee Chalamet’s Netflix Original, “The King” This review includes spoilers.  The internal conflict of a leader, the value of human innocence and the spilled blood of past friendships; Netflix’s original film “The King,” released on Nov. 1 of last year, encapsulates numerous details of a royal’s life-long battle with morality and…

Bobsledding to first place victory

Feb. 19, 2002: Vonetta Flowers became the first African-American woman to win a Gold Medal  Black history has its old historical figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks.  While it is good to reflect on the amazing accomplishments and strives for equality that they have pushed for in the African-American community, we also…

Fracking up our future

Why we need a fracking ban, and why voters are being led astray Hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as fracking, is the controversial yet widespread practice of extracting natural gas from shale fields with explosive chemicals. Contaminated water supplies, increased seismic activity and the long-term impacts of climate change are all tangible fears justifiably associated…

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a skydiving Captain

Skydiver excites students with CNU Day promotion Students, faculty and members of the community were treated to a unique event the morning of Feb.15. Around 11 a.m. with eyes turned to the sky, spectators surrounding the Great Lawn eagerly awaited the performance of a professional skydiver, descending from the bright blue sky wearing a Captains…

Department of Philosophy and Religion hosts new major luncheon

Sophomores enjoy food and networking after signing to their new department Earlier this month, sophomores gathered in the DSU and signed away to their majors.  After this momentous occasion, one department decided to come together and celebrate their new crop of students. The Department of Philosophy and Religion held a luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 13…

Review: Lucky Cup Coffee

“Changing the world, one coffee cup at-a-time” Nestled in the DW Shopping Center on Denbigh Boulevard is Lucky Cup, a cafe and coffee shop combo. Newport News has seen a lot of these establishments crop up in the past year, so I was excited to see how this particular one stacked up to all of…

More than just static

Pink noise helps improve memory and promote deep sleep  We’re college students. That means we all have a few things in common. We overload our schedules with extracurricular activities, have piles of work for classes, and are stressed trying to figure out our futures. The one time we can escape from all of these external…

Diving into CNU’s divisive dress code

The diversity and inclusion statement has yet to be applied to all parts of student life Individuality. Here at CNU, students express themselves in every type of way possible. From tattoos and hair colors to piercings, there are creative new takes on how to uniquely showcase yourself in a community hypnotised by mainstream looks. Personally,…

Join the fight for human rights

Is enough being done to combat this growing global problem? We as a Newport News community are starting to become more aware of sex trafficking within our area. We hear on the news about people’s cars being marked with socks outside of the Walmart on Jefferson. These socks are considered a marker for sex traffickers to…