Hidden gems on the hardwood

Two current NBA stars who overcame their mediocre college teams When you think of memories of Michael Jordan, do you remember him as the dominant member of the Chicago Bulls or of his times at the University of North Carolina first?  Sure, he’s the greatest basketball player ever, and he solidified that in the mid-eighties…

Kisses and disses

“The Bachelor” recap: Week 8 Yikes is how this episode could be summarized in one word.  Hannah Ann was the first hometown visit of the episode with Peter heading to Knoxville, Tennessee. Hannah Ann’s father was a little less than thrilled about meeting Peter, as most fathers might be when their daughters’ boyfriend is dating…

Weekly career horoscopes

“Things get busy these days. You have a choice.” Aries (March 21 – April 19) You have ideas to share, yes? Remain focused on what currently takes priority, otherwise distraction will be incoming. Share your support to those with heavier problems, and they share their happiness in return. Look out for being rushed before getting…

Celebrating V-Day with love and sirens

CNU’s University Chorale and Chamber Choir brought life to the Trible Library On Friday, Feb. 14, the CNU University Chorale and Chamber Choir performed a Valentine’s Day concert in the Trible Library Rotunda. The choir ensembles were under the direction of conductor and Voice Director of Choral Studies at CNU, Dr. John Irving. This lovely…

CNU is a “Best Value College”

The Princeton Review ranks CNU as one of the top 200 “Best Value Colleges” for 2020 Despite being such a young school, Christopher Newport University has accomplished a lot. The Princeton Review recently released their top 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020. CNU was awarded a spot on this list, and it was one of…

There is a new group in charge

The new Panhellenic executive board is officially in office and hard at work As a new year for Greek life has begun on campus there is officially a new executive board for Panhellenic.  “There was a formal application and interview process with the previous executive board, and chapter presidents from each chapter that wasn’t currently…

#25 Baseball opens their home schedule

Baseball splits home opening series 1-1 with Piedmont (Ga.) and Roanoke After a season spent in large parts at the top of the DIII college rankings in 2019, 2020 has not been what the baseball team would’ve hoped for so far.  A split series is not what the Captains wanted from their opening weekend at…

A fun new twist on Valentine’s Day

Alpha Phi hosts their annual Galentine’s Day event for sororities on campus On Feb.13, the women of Alpha Phi hosted their annual “Galentine’s” Day mixer, a girls-only event on the eve of Valentine’s Day to promote female empowerment and unity between all of the organizations of the Panhellenic community. Walking into the Alpha Phi house,…

Basketball deals two setbacks to Salisbury

With the CAC regular season coming to a close, Captains remain strong CAC regular season action is coming to an end soon, but the Captains are not slowing down.  Both the Men’s and Women’s teams were able to outlast tough Salisbury to pick up wins on Saturday. The Women kicked off the action looking to…

Men’s Lacrosse starts off hot with big win

Captains Men’s Lacrosse picks up nine point win of season on the road The Captains opened their season with an emphatic victory in Chestertown, Maryland on Feb. 15, overcoming their opponents and winning by nine.  Despite the final score line, things started very differently for the visitors. Freshman #17 Aaron Casteel won the first faceoff…