Cruelty free beauty guide

Look and feel beautiful without hurting the bunnies There are a lot of cosmetic companies out there, and you probably already have a few favorite brands that you know, love and like to stick to when it comes to buying personal care products. It may be surprising to learn that hundreds of mainstream beauty brands…

Captains #SpeakUp against human trafficking

 CNU’s chapter of the International Justice Mission campaigns for change  The goal of the International Justice Mission (IJM) is to “end slavery in our lifetime.” IJM’s chapter at CNU is working every day to do just that. They recently held their spring campaign entitled ‘Speak Up,’ which ran from Feb. 26 – 28. The initiative…

Creating art from the heart

PLP students engage in art therapy with senior citizens in Williamsburg ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ On Friday, Feb. 22, 15 students from CNU’s President’s Leadership Program took a trip to Williamsburg Landing and its attached Adult Day Center to do art therapy with some of the residents there. “Williamsburg Landing is kind of like a…

Review: Hot or Not Yoga & Massage Studio

Down for some downward dog? Check out a local yoga place in Hidenwood ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ Hot or Not Yoga & Massage Studio in Hidenwood Shopping Center is a great place in which students can de-stress and find their inner and outer strength. After hearing a lot about the place from CNU friends, I…

Career Horoscopes: February 20-27

Actions are louder than words. ~Jaron Overton, Staff Writer~ Aries (March 21 – April 19) Watch what you say. You might want to defend your perspective. Midweek can bring difficulties. A few people might be peeved, but don’t think about this literally. Some issues may lead to a point of emergency or choice. If there’s…

The Giving Bookshelf plants roots in Newport News

New Jersey based non-profit was introduced to the area by sophomore Asia Farmer ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ “I felt like I was a part of something that was already established and now I’m establishing something myself.” As a member of the President’s Leadership Program, sophomore Asia Farmer felt she could do more to get involved in…

Canvas Coffee House comes to Newport News

Port Warwick’s new independent coffee shop makes a splash ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ Canvas Coffee House opened in Newport News this past Friday, Feb. 15, filling Newport News to the brim with caffeine, conversation and cool decor. The vibes are nothing but good, the environment is relaxing and the coffee is fantastic—what more could you…

Love Horoscopes: February 13-20

Is love in the air for you this week? ~Jaron Overton, Staff Writer~ Aries (March 21 – April 19) Love is unpredictable. You have no chance of guessing what’s coming up next. You’ll be surprised, yet you’d rather have the instant conclusion. Your feelings are attached to your health, so whatever you do, do not…

Phi Gamma Delta comes to CNU

New fraternity chapter looks to “build courageous leaders” ~Felix Phommachanh, Staff Writer~ Founded at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Penn. on May 1, 1848, Phi Gamma Delta (informally called Fiji or Phi Gam) has come to CNU to join our community.  Terrell Couch, one of Phi Gamma Delta’s Consultants on campus, describes Phi Gamma Delta as…

Your guide to the perfect Galentine’s Day

“Oh, it’s only the best day of the year!” ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ Valentine’s Day—you either love it or you hate it. There is an entire holiday dedicated to celebrating the concept of love, and most people seem to think that it’s just for going on a cute date with your boyfriend or girlfriend and…