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…

The Signing Tradition Continues

Sophomores will get a chance to have a “Signing Day” ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ Coming up on Tuesday, March 16th from 11am-2pm, tentatively in case things change, the Sophomore class of 2023 will get a chance to dress in business attire and join in the annual Signing Day tradition. Typically, this beloved tradition is held…

Christopher Newport President Addresses the Student Body

The Board of Visitors grants Trible Sabbatical Leave  ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ In a heartfelt video message, released to the student body late Friday morning, President Paul Trible, Jr.  announced that the board of visitors granted him sabbatical leave. Sabbatical leave, according to the Marriam Webster Dictionary, is when there’s a paid or unpaid break…

Answering some questions

Vice President of Student Affairs, Kevin Hughes, answers some follow up questions regarding his last email ~Evelyn Davidson, Staff Writer~ This article was written at the time of the dramatic spike in cases at Christopher Newport University. Cases have since begun to decline.  On February 8th, Dr. Kevin Hughes, Vice President of Student Affairs, sent…

Quarantining at CNU: A Short Memoir

Behind the scenes of a CNU quarantine ~Grace Griles, Staff Writer~ The term “unprecedented times” has been thrown around so much the past eleven months as an attempt to describe the global pandemic. Some would consider that phrase triggering. While this phrase is rather overused, it does accurately describe what it’s like to be attending…

Freeman Center Fieldhouse becomes COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Essential workers in Newport News receive Moderna vaccine on campus ~Anna Dorl, Editor in Chief~ In recent weeks, the Fieldhouse in the Freeman Center at Christopher Newport has been transformed into a COVID-19 testing center, and recently, a vaccination clinic to administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. After being inspected and approved by the Virginia Department…

Quarantined on campus: Christopher Newport’s food delivery service

“A learning experience” for the 2020-2021 academic year ~Evelyn Davidson, Staff Writer~ This article was written last semester before winter break. It is posted now with other backlog articles. The Captain’s Log will update this article with new information as it comes.  This semester and last semester, CNU students begin each day by doing their…

The Christopher Newport Masters of Teaching Program receives recognition

Statistics about the MAT program at CNU ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ As the Fall semester is coming to a close, the MAT (Masters of Teaching Program) at Christopher Newport University received some recognition on Dec. 2. According to the MAT Facebook, “the program is considered to be one of the best schools for Teacher Education…

Sheila “Samm” Tittle runs for President

A sit down interview with a presidential candidate from New Mexico ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ “If either of those men get into office, kiss your freedom goodbye” said Sheila “Samm” Tittle on President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Tittle, a somewhat unforseen candidate for the presidential race whose name is on ballots in…

Looking Ahead to the Spring Semester

Details of how the Christopher Newport campus will be for Spring 2021 ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ With the end of the Fall semester on campus coming near a close in about five weeks it’s time that we look ahead to the Spring semester. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, information about the Spring was placed onto the…