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…

Oozlefinch Review

Oozlefinch? More like boozlefinch  ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ Although the summer itself may be behind us, it seems there still might be a few summer days left in 2020 for us in Newport News. Lately, the days have been warm and pleasant which is the perfect temperature to enjoy the outdoors with your friends. With…

William & Mary’s Director of Athletics Samantha Huge steps down

Exploring the litigation, plagiarism claims, and positive COVID-19 tests that caused her sudden departure ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ On Oct. sixth, The College of William & Mary’s (W&M) President, Katherine Rowe, announced their Director of Athletics Samantha Huge and herself had mutually come to the decision that it was in the best interest of the…

“A teachable moment”

Faculty responds to anonymous “Republican” letter posted on campus ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ “Due to the present state of our great nation, and the incessant attacks upon it, I find that I have no other choice but to take to the pen, even though some of my other fellow countrymen in the last few months have…

Christopher Newport alum constructs accurate university COVID-19 tracker

Leading to official university tracker improvements ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ Adam Fendley, Class of 2018, describes his undergraduate self as a “serial website maker” for Christopher Newport. So naturally, when he noticed the university’s official COVID-19 case tracker seemed inaccurate weeks before its recent update, he took matters into his own hands to create something more…

A $68 million sports facility opens in Virginia Beach

How the ‘Virginia Beach Sports Center’ came to be and everything it offers the community  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ If you have traveled down 19th Street in Virginia Beach over the past two years, you may have noticed something colossal being built. A gargantuan complex of over 285,000 square feet. If the heart is the…

If at first you don’t succeed, turn to “The Rock” and hope

The XFL schedules a return for Spring 2022 ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Merely two short weeks ago on Oct. 1, the landscape of professional football was shaken to its core for the third time in nearly two decades. You would not know it, as it went relatively unnoticed in a time when sports should not…

Sly Clyde’s Review

They have cider, lots of it ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ If you like cider, then you’ll love Sly Clyde Ciderworks. It’s been one of my favorite places for my friends and I to go for awhile now because the drinks are great and the atmosphere is very friendly and inviting. There’s plenty of seating inside,…