Dr. Kidd and Dr. Bitecofer go to Washington

The Wason Center put CNU on the national stage Just a day after votes were cast for the 2018 midterm elections in Virginia, the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy was on the move. Travelling to D.C. to report on the election and the data collected at Christopher Newport University, Dr. Quentin Kidd and…

Finding your voice, healing our campus

CNU’s Shadow Event let community members share their story Clenched hands and misty eyes were experienced by those in attendance at the Diamonstein concert hall on Monday, Nov. 5. during Where is the Line and Fear 2 Freedom’s annual Shadow Event.  The event, which featured first-hand accounts of sexual assault gives CNU community members the…

Continuing the conversation

With public interest increasing, CNU continues to advocate for survivors of sexual assault The National Sexual Violence Resource Center states that 25 percent of women will be assaulted during their time at college, 66 percent of women will be harassed and 90 percent of crimes will go unreported. These are statistics many at CNU don’t…

Truly returns to CNU for Keynote Address

Nationally recognized legal scholar Jonathan Turley spoke at the CNU American Studies Center’s 12th Annual Conference on America’s Founding Principles and History BY KRISTEN ZICCARELLI Nationally recognized legal scholar and George Washington Professor Jonathan Turley gave the Keynote Address of last Thursday’s conference in Gaines Theater. In a speech titled “Chief Among Equals: A Comparative…

One speech, a lifetime of experiences

Entrepreneur Brin Enterkin speaks of her life lessons as founder of The African SOUP By Kristen Ziccarelli A college student less than a decade ago and an entrepreneur today, twenty-eight-year-old Brin Enterkin had a multitude of lessons and a wealth of experiences to share with a full audience of Honors students last Thursday at Peebles…

First chapter for new masters

If approved, this would be the only Masters in Financial Analysis in Virginia. The robots are taking over — a science fiction plot line and part of the reason for the introduction of a new Masters program at CNU. Introducing the program as a proposal in the Executive Board of Visitors meeting on Oct. 10,…

Who picks up the tab?

Tuition increases have occurred annually since 2002. What’s a university to do? Many across campus didn’t know that tuition had increased over the summer until they looked at their bill.  With an 8.1 percent increase of $1,100 comprehensively for in-state students, this surprise created difficulties for many right as they were about to return to…

Lederhosen and new experiences

CNU’s Study Abroad Fair brought the opportunity to experience new cultures Lederhosen, basket art and flag after flag filled the DSU ballroom this past Friday, Oct. 5 to convince students to step off of campus and into another culture. A part of Family Weekend activities, families of students were encouraged to attend the event alongside…

Getting down to business

CNU’s fall career fair brought organizations old and new to campus With sweaty palms and nervous laughter students on campus donned their best business formal for the career fair this past Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26 and 27. The Captain’s Log got a chance to sit down with Libby Westley to go behind the scenes…

CNU shows support for mental health awareness at community event

Multiple student organizations attended the Out of Darkness Walk this Sunday, Sept. 23 Quiet tears slid down the faces of people clad with beads of different colors during the opening speeches at the annual Virginia Peninsula Out of Darkness Walk. The yearly event brings together the Hampton Roads community in late September to fight suicide…