Mobility towards inclusivity

Council of Diversity and Inclusion hosts open house to discuss diversity on campus ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ On Wednesday, Jan. 23, the Christopher Newport community gathered to discuss, understand and celebrate the policies of diversity and inclusion put into place to make CNU a more understanding campus and a better environment for all. The Council…

Captains in the Capital

CNU students travelled to Richmond to meet with state legislators, alumni ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ Capitalizing on an immersive political opportunity, CNU students journeyed to Richmond Monday to see Virginia politicians in action. Part of a new program called “Captains in the Capital,” the administration’s selected group of around twenty-five students were given the opportunity to…

Ride the gravitational wave

CNU’s Dr. Fisher receives $10.8 million grant to uncover new properties of black holes ~Felix Phommachanh, Staff Writer~ In 1916, Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity suggested when a heavy object is in space, it distorts and bends the space around it, producing gravity.  He also theorized that when heavy objects move quickly, they can…

“Mix with the real world”

Luter School of Business to host second BusX Conference to help students network ~Emma Dixon, News Editor~ The Luter School of Business is offering an opportunity for students to advance their future careers. On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Luter School of Business is hosting the second Business Exchange Conference (BusX) at CNU. According to Dr….

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrations increased this year with five new events ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ The words of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. echoed on campus. Whether it be in the Gaines Theater, the DSU Ballroom, the Trible Plaza, the Pope Chapel, or just walking on the Great Lawn, the campus was alive with the words of the civil…

Got blood?

Students donate blood at drive hosted by Kappa Delta Rho and The American Red Cross Club ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ Last Wednesday, Jan. 23, Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity (KDR) partnered with the American Red Cross Club at CNU to host a blood drive in the Freeman Center. The goal was to…

A glimpse into the foreign past

Nicole Yancey, the first foreign exchange student to ever attend Christopher Newport, reflects on her time at CNU, her life after school ~Emma Dixon, News Editor~ A mother. A consul. The first ever foreign exchange student at Christopher Newport. Nicole Yancey, a native of France, was the first foreign student to attend CNU. She attended…

“Right where we want to be”

Luter School of Business climbs to 44th in the nation in Poets and Quants ranking ~Matthew Scherger, BreakingCNU Editor~ Christopher Newport’s Luter School of Business makes its first top 50 appearance in the annual Poets and Quants Best Undergraduate Business Programs, ranking 44th in the nation. They improve from a ranking of 53 in 2017….

“It’s not study skills, but study habits”

Jeannine Leger explains why the CAS “Study Smarter, not Harder” workshops are effective for students, and why you should reserve your spot in one this semester “We all have bad habits, and in January we all want to kick a bad habit.”  Jeannine Leger, Director of Academic Success Services, wants students to look at their…

The main takeaways from MLK Day

CNU community gathers to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with speakers, procession “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” These are the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  On Monday, Jan. 21, campus community members and Newport News…