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…

Love is in the air

TheaterCNU showcases love on stage in their production of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Last Friday night, TheaterCNU opened “Much Ado About Nothing” in Peebles Theater as the  first production of the 2018-2019 season. Matthew Ellis plays a central role of Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, alongside Count Claudio and Benedick (two officers in Don Pedro’s…

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…