The Presidential Search Continues

The Search committee holds its first meeting Rector of the Board of Visitors, Bobby Hatten, recently sent an email update to the CNU community regarding the search for a new university president. Following President Trible’s retirement announcement in September of last year, Hatten put together a 16 member Presidential Search Committee that held their first…

The Society of the Severed Hand Announces Hook Award Honoree

OURCA director, Dr. Salomon, receives the Hook Award The Society of the Severed Hand presented Dr. David Salomon, the director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA), with their annual Hook Award in the Fall 2021 semester. The Hand is a secret society at CNU whose main goal is to “combat intellectual…

CNU receives the 2021 PEMS Special Recognition Award

The university is recognized for its community vaccine clinic ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor~ According to a CNU Newsroom article, the university was recently honored by the Peninsulas Emergency Medical Services Council (PEMS). Steve Pincus ‘89 and Kevin Brophy ‘95, two CNU alumni from PEMS presented the university with the 2021 PEMS Special Recognition Award. This…

Omicron Delta Kappa Honors President Trible

Trible receives the Laurel Crowned Circle Award ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor~ President Trible was awarded the Laurel Crowned Circle Award on Nov. 1 by the Omicron Delta Kappa Society and Educational Foundation Board of Trustees. Founded in 1914, Omicron Delta Kappa Society is the National Leadership Honor Society at Washington and Lee university. The award…

OURCA Introduces “Passport to Research”

A new workshop program for CNU students ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor~ The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (OURCA) recently created a new program for students called, “Passport to Research.”  According to Rachel Locke, the student fellow for the OURCA, “The Passport to Research is designed to help students build their research skills into…

CNU Ranked as “Public Ivy”

A closer look at CNU’s freshman retention rates ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor~ Certified Educational Planner, Stuart Nachbar, has ranked Christopher Newport University on his 2021-2022 “Public Ivy” list. According to his website, EducatedQuest, “… Stuart Nachbar has worked around higher education for nearly three decades as a writer, urban economic development professional and software marketing…

Youngkin Wins Governor Election

Down to the last vote ~Grace Griles, Business Manager~ The race for the governor election was rather close this year. Youngkin won the election with 1,663,072 votes while McAuliffe lost with 1,597,795. It seems that many people were shocked by these results because the days before election day many democrats were reported to be voting…

Gubernatorial Election: Impact on Virginia

McAuliffe and Youngkin’s views on the Virginia Education System ~Grace Griles, Business Manager~ With platforms such as YikYak surging with random comments about the election or at least people urging others to vote. Instead the only comments I saw that included a discussion of voting was, “Kanye>Drake.” Understandably the presidential election was a huge deal…

Spring Registration for Classes

What to expect from the registration process ~Colton Parham, Staff Writer~ The time to register for classes is back for Captains at Christopher Newport University. This can be a stressful experience for students, but CNU has worked hard to make the process simple and easy. The university recommends that students check their registration time early,…

Scholar-In-Residence Pens Letter

Sophia Nelson addresses students, faculty, and staff ~Savannah Dunn, A&E Editor~ This past Friday, the College of Arts and Humanities(CAH) Dean’s Office, sent a letter out to students, faculty, and staff from Sophia Nelson. In the letter, Nelson was able to directly address the situation and give her point of view. She starts out by…