Putting the country on notice

Nationally ranked CNU programs show why they’re the cream of the crop ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Kicking-off the week on Wednesday, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) No. 25 ranked Christopher Newport University (CNU) Women’s Lacrosse matched- up with the No. 23 ranked University of Lynchburg. The event marked the first time in five…

The CNU Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021

Which former Captains were honored as the best of the best ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Earlier this semester, CNUsports.com announced the 2021 Class’s five inductees into the Christopher Newport University (CNU) Athletic Hall of Fame. Over the course of five weeks, Captains legends were honored on the site one-by-one. Due to COVID-19, there was not,…

OPINION: The case for change

A reflection on the dangers of hazing and the Adam Oakes incident ~Evelyn Davidson, Staff Writer~ On the morning of February 27th, Adam Oakes, a nineteen-year-old student attending VCU, was found dead after participating in a Delta Chi “Big Little Reveal” that took place at off-campus fraternity housing the night before. The hazing incident involved…

Student Government Association elections come to a close

Meet the new Executive Board for the upcoming academic year ~Anna Dorl, Editor in Chief~ This past week, Christopher Newport’s Student Government Association (SGA) held elections to establish the organization’s next Executive Board for the 2021-2022 academic year. Voting was open from Monday, March 8 to Friday, March 12. Before voting closed on the 12th…

4 Ways to Study for Your Midterms

Midterm season can be rough, but a few simple tips can go a long way Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor  Despite midterm grades being released last Friday, midterm season is still very much in swing at Christopher Newport as cumulative exams are still being assigned. Each professor decides how to schedule and organize his or her…

A guide for hunting Squishmallows

Fantastic stuffed animals and where to find them ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ ~Ashley McMillan, Arts and Entertainment Editor~ In a chaotic age of much-needed comfort, Squishmallow hunting is the new activity for college students looking for an escape and cuddly new friends. Thanks to TikTok and other social media apps, these spherical stuffed animals have skyrocketed…

A baseball walk-off and football cancelled

All this and more in the CNU Athletics weekly roundup  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ With the start of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Women’s Tennis last week, all sports listed to resume play during the 2021 Spring Semester have done so. It feels kind of nice, right? It’s fantastic to see our Captains all back in…

The Captains “love” tennis

Looking ahead to the rest of the CNU Women’s Tennis season ~Shannon Garrett, Staff Writer~ This year, Women’s Tennis at Christopher Newport University (CNU) began on Mar. 12 at 4 p.m. with a match against Norfolk State University (NSU). From the onset, the outlook for the Captains to win against NSU seemed grim, as CNU…

Every Streaming Service

How are Captains handling the streaming age? ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ With the recent launch of Paramount Plus, it’s amazing to see just how many high-profile streaming services there are nowadays. What began with Netflix has blossomed into seemingly endless options across various platforms. Given that we find ourselves in the midst of COVID-19, it’s…

The Many Instagram Accounts of CNU

Captains love to make Instagram accounts about pretty much everything ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ With only 5,000 students, Christopher Newport is an incredibly small college when compared to the majority of schools in America. Despite that, there is absolutely no shortage of Instagram accounts created by Captains and aimed at entertaining the CNU community. Of…