A baseball walk-off and football cancelled

All this and more in the CNU Athletics weekly roundup  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ With the start of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Women’s Tennis last week, all sports listed to resume play during the 2021 Spring Semester have done so. It feels kind of nice, right? It’s fantastic to see our Captains all back in…

The Captains “love” tennis

Looking ahead to the rest of the CNU Women’s Tennis season ~Shannon Garrett, Staff Writer~ This year, Women’s Tennis at Christopher Newport University (CNU) began on Mar. 12 at 4 p.m. with a match against Norfolk State University (NSU). From the onset, the outlook for the Captains to win against NSU seemed grim, as CNU…

Every Streaming Service

How are Captains handling the streaming age? ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ With the recent launch of Paramount Plus, it’s amazing to see just how many high-profile streaming services there are nowadays. What began with Netflix has blossomed into seemingly endless options across various platforms. Given that we find ourselves in the midst of COVID-19, it’s…

The Many Instagram Accounts of CNU

Captains love to make Instagram accounts about pretty much everything ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ With only 5,000 students, Christopher Newport is an incredibly small college when compared to the majority of schools in America. Despite that, there is absolutely no shortage of Instagram accounts created by Captains and aimed at entertaining the CNU community. Of…

Spring cleaning: A super simple guide

It’s that time of year again ~Anna Dorl, Editor in Chief~ Spring is just around the corner – the weather is (slowly) getting warmer, birds are starting to chirp again and flowers are beginning to blossom. Since we’ve been in this pandemic for almost a year now, your home may most likely be your workspace…

The Wide World of Mac n’ Cheese

A few of The Captain’s Log staff members share their favorite mac n’ cheese ~Diane Frola, Anna Dorl, Ashley McMillan, and Travis Rocha~ Diane’s Great Mac and Cheese Opinion: Macaroni and cheese is hands down the best food to ever be invented, or at least in my opinion it is. Now I get that many…

For CNU Athletics, winning is a habit

Two more squads of Captains resume play, but the “W’s” just keep on coming ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ On Tuesday, Mar. 2, CNU Women’s Basketball hit the hardwood again for their sixth exhibition game. Coming off four straight wins and two past victories where the Captains outscored their opponents by a combined 80 points, the…

CNU Football kicks-off a new season (almost)

Discussing the mysterious scrimmage against Sailisbury following a year-long hiatus  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Christopher Newport University (CNU) Football is back, ladies and gentlemen. I know, kind of a weird thing to say during the Spring Semester, but here we are. It almost seems surreal to suggest we would be seeing the Captains take the…

A week in CNU Sports

Details on Football’s return and results from a week’s worth of Captains athletics  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ What a difference a week makes. All of the sudden, things almost seem normal in the realm of Christopher Newport University (CNU) Athletics. A week ago, only Men’s and Women’s basketball were competing regularly. Now, CNU Baseball, Softball…

Back in the swing of things

A preview of CNU Men’s and Women’s Golf ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ “Putting” all our differences aside, can we all agree that golf very well may be the most relaxing sport in the world. I mean, I don’t want to “wedge” a rift in our relationship, but I think that’s a hill I’m willing to…