The Signing Tradition Continues

Sophomores will get a chance to have a “Signing Day” ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ Coming up on Tuesday, March 16th from 11am-2pm, tentatively in case things change, the Sophomore class of 2023 will get a chance to dress in business attire and join in the annual Signing Day tradition. Typically, this beloved tradition is held…

Fantastic Pizzas and Where to Find Them

Do you ever wonder how pizza chains stack up against one another? Well, wonder no longer ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ If there’s one thing the world isn’t short on, it’s pizza. I’d even wager to say you can visit any city in America, drive any direction for no more than 15 minutes, and you’ll find…

The Captains’ new “beg-inning”

A preview of the 2021 CNU Baseball and Softball seasons ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Christopher Newport University (CNU) Men’s Baseball and Women’s Softball are back, ladies and gentlemen. Well, almost. At the end of this month, both teams will put an end to their almost one-year-long off-seasons with their opening day matchups. Opening day is…

CNU Basketball teams drop anchor in the win column

Recapping the Captains’ second week of exhibition play ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ In a time of widespread uncertainty and concern, the recent return of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Men’s and Women’s Basketball has provided our Captains community with an entertaining respite from our now almost monotonous world. Now at a year since major COVID-19 safety…

The Wonderful World of Whiteboard Art

Freshman Erik Brenner brings color and creativity to the halls of Santoro with his incredible whiteboard art ~Taylor Vigil, Photography Editor~ While dorm door whiteboards can often be found scattered throughout residence halls, freshman Erik Brenner took the form of self expression to a whole new level. Brenner began this artistic endeavor at the start…

CNU Basketball is back

Recapping the Men’s and Women’s return to competition  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ A lot like countless other timeless institutions over the course of the past year, Christopher Newport University (CNU) Men’s and Women’s Basketball had an unfamiliar look as their seasons began last week. No fans were in attendance due to COVID-19 protocols, and the…

Move over Madden

EA announces the return of their college football video game series ~Felix Phommachanh, CNUTV Managing Editor~ In a tweet from the official Electronic Arts (EA) Sports account on Feb. 2, the company announced they are bringing back one of their most popular video game series from a near decade-long hiatus. It is the NCAA (National…

Christopher Newport President Addresses the Student Body

The Board of Visitors grants Trible Sabbatical Leave  ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ In a heartfelt video message, released to the student body late Friday morning, President Paul Trible, Jr.  announced that the board of visitors granted him sabbatical leave. Sabbatical leave, according to the Marriam Webster Dictionary, is when there’s a paid or unpaid break…

Review: The Queens Gambit 

Checkmate! Netflix introduces a new hit ~Diane Frola, Staff Writer~ The Netflix miniseries, “The Queen’s Gambit,” based on Walter Tevis’s novel by the same name, tells the story of a young orphan and chess prodigy and her rise to championship.  Now watching chess is not something most people find alluring and action-packed. Yet, this mini-series…

Taylor Swift: Folklore v. Evermore

Did you live for the hope of it all or just survived a long story short? ~Elijah Williams, Staff Writer~ Ladies and gentlemen of the Swiftie Nation! Our wonderful Queen has done it again! For those of you who are not in the loop, Taylor Swift recently released the deluxe edition of her ninth studio…