‘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…

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…

Captains win 13-3

The defense lead the Captains to another conference victory In a game filled with penalties, the Captains ended with a 13-3 win over fellow New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) opponent, the Kean University Cougars. In 2017, the Captains went into their game against the Cougars with a lot of confidence due to their 3-4 record….

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…

A hard fought Family Weekend game

The Captains lost in overtime Family Weekend brings a lot to campus, but one of the biggest events of the weekend is always the CNU Football game.  This year’s game certainly put on a show for the families who attended the weekend festivities. After a poor showing from the Captains in the first half, allowing…

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…