Valentine’s Day: An overpriced let down

The holiday should be about love only ~Barrett Goode, Staff Writer~ February. Yes, it is that forgotten month of the year that seems to be only a week long. The trees don’t know whether or not to bloom yet because a rodent popping out of the ground says no and the weather is constantly shifting…

The importance of a ‘do-nothing day’

Don’t feel guilty for watching TV all day ~Michael Innacelli, CNUTV Managing Editor & Sports Editor~ It is a wild, wild life. One day you are super busy and then the next day you’re even busier. So what do you do to combat the stress of being busy? It’s simple: do nothing. What I mean…

Thoughts on Northam

The former PLP speaker contradicts CNU’s values ~Jack Ronayne, Staff Writer~ Governor Ralph Northam recently spoke at CNU as part of the prestigious President’s Leadership Program speaker series this past fall. Over the course of his hour-long reflection on leadership, Northam presented himself as an accepting, relatable and noble individual who rose from a career…

The Green New Deal is a blueprint

What it means, even if it doesn’t pass ~James Duffy, Staff Writer~ With the formal support of Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, New York’s 14th district representative and congressional newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced the fully outlined text of her “Green New Deal” resolution on Feb. 7, seeking congressional support for the large governmental reform.  The…

CNU’s favorite teams: NCAA division I basketball

Five students and one staff member explain why they support the teams they do and how each team holds a special place in their hearts University of Maryland, Baltimore ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ I’ve never been a fan of sports, but I am a fan of stories, underdog stories especially.  It’s no wonder I did not…

Love Horoscopes: February 13-20

Is love in the air for you this week? ~Jaron Overton, Staff Writer~ Aries (March 21 – April 19) Love is unpredictable. You have no chance of guessing what’s coming up next. You’ll be surprised, yet you’d rather have the instant conclusion. Your feelings are attached to your health, so whatever you do, do not…

Phi Gamma Delta comes to CNU

New fraternity chapter looks to “build courageous leaders” ~Felix Phommachanh, Staff Writer~ Founded at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Penn. on May 1, 1848, Phi Gamma Delta (informally called Fiji or Phi Gam) has come to CNU to join our community.  Terrell Couch, one of Phi Gamma Delta’s Consultants on campus, describes Phi Gamma Delta as…

Your guide to the perfect Galentine’s Day

“Oh, it’s only the best day of the year!” ~Anna Dorl, Lifestyle Editor~ Valentine’s Day—you either love it or you hate it. There is an entire holiday dedicated to celebrating the concept of love, and most people seem to think that it’s just for going on a cute date with your boyfriend or girlfriend and…

Captains in the Capital

CNU students travelled to Richmond to meet with state legislators, alumni ~Morgan Barclay, Editor-in-Chief~ Capitalizing on an immersive political opportunity, CNU students journeyed to Richmond Monday to see Virginia politicians in action. Part of a new program called “Captains in the Capital,” the administration’s selected group of around twenty-five students were given the opportunity to…

Ride the gravitational wave

CNU’s Dr. Fisher receives $10.8 million grant to uncover new properties of black holes ~Felix Phommachanh, Staff Writer~ In 1916, Albert Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity suggested when a heavy object is in space, it distorts and bends the space around it, producing gravity.  He also theorized that when heavy objects move quickly, they can…