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CNU’s seven Panhellenic sororities recruited new members this weekend STORYMORGAN BARCLAYMORGAN.BARCLAY.15@CNU.EDUSPENCER.EVANS.16@CNU.EDU PHOTOSHANNAH MCCLUREHANNAH.MCCLURE.17@CNU.EDUALEX BURRUSSALEXANDER.BURRUSS.15@CNU.EDU With hugs so hard they make sisters fall down, cheers that rattled the building and more than enough happy tears, Bid Day 2019 welcomed new members into the seven Panhellenic sororities at CNU.  But Bid Day and running home was just…

Weekly pictures

Our top pictures from each week. Interested in having your photos here? Email your best shots to clog@cnu.edu for your chance to be featured! Jan. 9- 16

After two year hiatus, WCNU is on the air

The organization celebrated their first broadcast on Jan. 13 MORGAN BARCLAYMORGAN.BARCLAY.15@CNU.EDU The WCNU team watched on in anticipation during a celebration in the Madison Room here on campus as the first broadcast started. Sounds of Auld Lang Syne were met with cheers from the members of the club. These cheers turned into smiling faces as…

Making change on change.org

Marckel Bonds’ petition about MLK day led to a meeting with University leadership MORGAN BARCLAYMORGAN.BARCLAY.15@CNU.EDU Published over winter break on change.org and spread over social media, Marckel Bonds’ petition to have classes cancelled at CNU on Martin Luther King Day in order to properly honor the meaning of the day, as of this publication, has…

Safety is a campus-wide responsiblity, says CNU Police Chief

CNU PD discusses emergency response plans following ODU bomb threat last Thursday On Nov. 29. 2018 a bomb threat was made at ODU which caused the campus to close until 3 p.m. that day. No injuries were reported from this incident, but the headlines on Thursday caused many to question what CNU’s response to a…

Crafting a community

Early admission to be offered to up to 75 NNPS students in Community Captains program In a newly-announced partnership with Newport News Public Schools (NNPS), CNU is granting up to 75 qualified Newport News Public school sophomores early admission.  This announcement came on Dec. 28, 2018 at a ceremony at Warwick High School in Newport…

Honoring the ‘Comm Mom’

Two years ago, the Department of Communication at CNU experienced the loss of a community member and friend. One year ago, they lost another. This year, they hope to honor both of their memories.  For many, Kathy Byars was the first face students in the Department of Communication encountered. Dr. Danielle Stern shared that Byars…

‘Students First’

Board of Visitors tackles Guaranteed Tuition, mental health in latest meeting On Friday, Nov. 16, the Board of Visitors met at CNU to discuss and vote on a new tuition and fees resolution. Entitled “Captain’s Commitment: Guaranteed Tuition and Fees,” this resolution is an attempt to ensure transparency to the student body about their tuition….

Final four bound

The Captains sting back, avenging their only defeat this year against the Hornets. In 2017, the Christopher Newport University Women’s Soccer team lost to the University of Lynchburg in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) playoffs, which ultimately ended their season.  On Nov. 17th, 2018, the Captains got a chance for revenge as they hosted…

Scott talks tuition, plans for 2019

With Democrat control of the House in January, Democrat Bobby Scott is expected to assume chairmanship of the Committee on Education and Workforce By Kristen Ziccarelli Last week, citizens of Virginia’s third district re-elected Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott to the House of Representatives. Running unchallenged, Scott’s campaign victory will grant him two more years in…