School Spirit at Christopher Newport University

Nothing quite like it ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ Christopher Newport University may be a small school, but each one of its students is fervently passionate about their chosen college. Our school spirit is unparalleled, but the student body perhaps displays it in different ways than other schools typically do. There is so much enthusiasm on…

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…

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…

Spring cleaning: A super simple guide

It’s that time of year again ~Anna Dorl, Editor in Chief~ Spring is just around the corner – the weather is (slowly) getting warmer, birds are starting to chirp again and flowers are beginning to blossom. Since we’ve been in this pandemic for almost a year now, your home may most likely be your workspace…

The Wide World of Mac n’ Cheese

A few of The Captain’s Log staff members share their favorite mac n’ cheese ~Diane Frola, Anna Dorl, Ashley McMillan, and Travis Rocha~ Diane’s Great Mac and Cheese Opinion: Macaroni and cheese is hands down the best food to ever be invented, or at least in my opinion it is. Now I get that many…

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…

What are Captains Listening To?

Shannon shares the albums and songs that have been stuck in her head this week ~Shannon Garrett, Staff Writer~ I have been listening to a lot of music lately to deal with the stress of school and the pandemic we are living through. Some of it has been chill, calm music that can be played…

Aromas Review

Come for the coffee and stay for the grilled cheese ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ It doesn’t take much for a new restaurant or coffee shop to peak my interest, oftentimes I’m sold as soon as I see the single dollar sign rating on google maps. Though, Aromas caught my eye for a different reason, namely…