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…

Dear Potomac North…

From the day I first arrived on CNU campus, I was scared. Scared of not fitting in, not succeeding in my classes and not being able to adapt to college life.  All of my fears melted away when I met you, Potomac North. Your residence hall was nothing like I’ve ever seen at other campuses….

Dear Stupid…

This is to the people with bad ideas (FYI, that’s everyone). We all have bad ideas. It’s natural to be dumb. However there exists a certain line in reference to stupidity that you should never cross.  Have a big midterm coming up? Maybe don’t go to that “darty” and see if you can do a…

Student Assembly’s stress tips

Got stress? Student Assembly’s got you covered with these five tips! With finals approaching and responsibilities only increasing, it is easy for us Captains to get caught up in academic stress. Stress can be described as a “physical, chemical, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension and may be a factor in disease…

Registration woes

CNU’s registration process causes unnecessary stress It’s that time of the year again. I’m not talking about all the crazy holiday themed decorations, I’m talking about registration–the one thing besides projects, papers and finals that adds to every students stress level. Registration determines what classes you are going to take, and how many override forms…

Protecting middle class America, not the Middle East

Helping end overdose deaths should be our nation’s top priority Have we lost sight of our military’s primary purpose? I can tell you this, it is not to fight and die in wars in countries most Americans can’t point to on a map.  A recent New York Times cartoon by Patrick Chappatte, an editorial cartoonist…

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…

Dear my insect roommates…

Okay look, we both live in the same dorm, we both drink the same water and we both like the same tv shows (yes, I see you under the couches as I binge-watch “Breaking Bad” for the fourth time).  If we are going to continue this unfortunate living arrangement then I have a few complaints…

Adore the Adorned

PFAC’s newest exhibition features designer jewels, clothes, bags and portraits By Kristen Ziccarelli The Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s (PFAC) current art exhibition features a variety of displays capturing a variety of different aesthetics. Debuting on October 13, Adorn will run until early January and will then be replaced by an African Art Exhibit. For these…

Review: ‘Drawings from a Nobody’

A cartoon-packed critique from a Virginia-based comedian, John Poveromo By Daniel Mosakewicz American culture today is essentially a gold mine for comedy to the observant, and local comedian John Poveromo certainly proves his powers of observation in his recently-released collection of cartoons, Drawings From A Nobody. Poveromo picks at society to create a humorous collection…