Opinion: Our choice, not our fault

Staff writer calls students to rise to demands of COVID prevention ~Anna Thomas, Staff Writer~ My phone buzzed on Oct. 12 with what I thought would be another “Campus Update” email from Dean Kevin Hughes, addressing the status of our University and our handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. I was at a gas station on…

Make your morning more meaningful

Here’s how to wake up on the right side of the bed ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ I think a lot of us out there can say that sometimes, getting up in the morning is hard — especially when you’re a college student who has a mile-long to-do list and you’d rather sleep than do anything productive….

Making a career of “spooky szns”

Crafting the worst starting five out of former NBA Draft no. 1 selections ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ The National Basketball Association (NBA) season is finally behind us, and the Los Angeles Lakers are officially the 2019-20 winners of the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Now we can finally move on to more important things like what to…

A review of Netflix original “Emily in Paris”

New television series crosses the line for Westernized thought and offensive French stereotypes ~Ashley McMillan, Arts & Entertainment Editor~ As we grow throughout life, sometimes the most surprising and inconvenient moments are experiences we cherish and grow within most. For the new Netflix original television series, “Emily in Paris,” I began to realize why your…

CNU will host the 2023 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship

Why dropping anchor at home is good news for the future Captains ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Earlier this month on Oct. fourteenth, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the hosting sites for over 450 preliminary rounds and final locations for championship games for their diverse catalog of competitive college sports. In an effort of…

Schooners Grill Review

You can’t go just once ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ Anyone who’s been at Christopher Newport longer than a few months has almost definitely heard of Schooners. It’s one of the most popular bars/restaurants for Captains to visit because it’s located right down the street from campus. On any typical weekend morning, you’ll most assuredly find…

A pandemic playbook

Virginia Sports Hall of Fame hosts a virtual forum surrounding mental wellness for student-athletes  ~Emma Dixon, Executive Producer of CNUTV~ The pandemic has been hard on everyone. Since COVID hit in early March, the lives of student-athletes have been turned upside down. Spring sports had to stop their season halfway through. Seniors lost their last…

Looking Ahead to the Spring Semester

Details of how the Christopher Newport campus will be for Spring 2021 ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ With the end of the Fall semester on campus coming near a close in about five weeks it’s time that we look ahead to the Spring semester. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, information about the Spring was placed onto the…

Move over, PSL!

Canvas Coffee’s new autumnal drinks are all the rage ~Ashley McMillan, Arts and Entertainment Editor~ Located in Styron Square, the up-scale coffee shop Canvas Coffee House has only been rising in popularity after only being opened since Feb 15 in 2019. The coffee house’s sleek design and dashes of artistic and plant life details make…

TV Show Review: Kipo and The Age Of Wonderbeasts

The children’s show, with an almost all POC and LGTBQ+ cast, rises to the top deserving ~Ashley McMillan, Arts and Entertainment Editor~ Netflix is known to have television shows that either are huge hits, or rather big losses. For Kipo and The Age Of Wonderbeasts, the DreamWorks, post-apocalyptic show definitely hit the mark on everything…