College students turn out for college dropout

Founder of Twitter account “We Rate Dogs” Matt Nelson speaks Tuesday night in Gaines  Fifteen minutes before social entrepreneur Matt Nelson takes the stage, students are lining the halls of the Freeman Center, out the door and into the chilly night. The buzz about “the guy who made the Twitter dog account” has finally amassed…

Love Horoscopes: March 27-April 3

Aries (March 21 – April 19) With the love goddess Venus and a creative Pisces, you have lots of romantic options. Be as creative as you can, but watch out for indecision hosted by power planet Mars and unpredictable Gemini. Dating is enjoyable. If doubtful, plan ahead with more ideas. Taurus (April 20 – May…

Students prepare to march for mental health

CNU gets ready for its first campus-specific Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk In previous years, CNU students have participated in the Virginia Peninsula Out of the Darkness Walk and other walks in surrounding areas to advocate for suicide prevention in the community and beyond. Now, on April 7, Christopher Newport will stand up…

Alpha Phi Alpha welcomes new members

Despite hazing allegations nationally, CNU’s chapter was able to hold Neophyte “Rest if you must, but don’t you quit.” These words rung out from the Trible Plaza last Saturday during Alpha Phi Alpha’s presentation of new members called the Neophyte.  This traditional event featured a recitation of the history of the national organization, founding principles,…

A Spectrum of love, community, and acceptance

Take an inside look at CNU’s organization for LGBTQ+ students Love. Community. Acceptance. These are just a few of the many positive words that describe Spectrum, CNU’s “resource and support organization” for LGBTQ+ individuals, according to president Jonah Peters. Spectrum exists as a form of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+ at Christopher Newport,…

Health Horoscopes: March 20-27

“Better safe than sorry.” Aries (March 21 – April 19) Watch out for returning symptoms like dermatitis or headaches. Stress is the partial reason, since pressure may escalate on you. If your sickness starts to invade, tune in to what your body tells you and try limiting your actions. Taurus (April 20 – May 20)…

CNU Greek life shines at Fraternal Value Awards

Find out the winners of the fourth annual award event “The Fraternal Values Awards is an event that highlights the successes and accomplishments in academics, leadership, and service of the CNU Greek community,” said Katherine Ransone, President of CNU’s Order of Omega, Iota Iota chapter and member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority, Theta Gamma chapter….

In One Week: Meditation musings

A self-described “mentally mundane man” meditates every day for a week straight and discovers unexpected benefits I’ve never thought of myself as a “put together” person. I normally remember things instead of writing them down, and improvising all of my work is a cornerstone of my persona. So when I looked for challenges and goals…

Kigacon comes to CNU

Take an inside look at the biggest anime event of the year in Hampton Roads Anime. Everyone has an opinion about it. From indifferent to truly passionate, anime has fans around the world. Kigacon, which was held here at CNU from March 15-17 was a testament to how influential the world of anime is on…

Career Horoscopes: March 13-20

“Making useful contacts” Aries (March 21 – April 19) Talk about perfect timing! Stay on your best work. Think what others think and they will know where you stand. This is a fortunate time for a leader, despite the dull tasks. Remain comical. Partnerships and legal matters will have your attention. Be as political as…