Letter from the Editor

March 19, 2020 Hello my fellow Captains! I hope each of you is in a safe location and making the best of what is a very difficult time for all of us. As I am sure you can imagine, The Captain’s Log will not be printing during our absence from campus. While this is by…

CNU is a “Best Value College”

The Princeton Review ranks CNU as one of the top 200 “Best Value Colleges” for 2020 Despite being such a young school, Christopher Newport University has accomplished a lot. The Princeton Review recently released their top 200 Best Value Colleges for 2020. CNU was awarded a spot on this list, and it was one of…

Christopher Newport University to join new technology program

CNU has been accepted to be part of the Technology Talent Investment Program Christopher Newport University is on the rise again. The school is becoming much more well-known, and an education from CNU is becoming extremely valuable. The university was recently accepted to join a new program called the Tech Talent Investment Program. Dean of…

Mapping a way to humanitarian relief

CNU Professor leads event aimed at helping humanitarians with the power of maps Mapathon: A community mapping event. Flyers advertising this marathon of mapping have appeared on campus advertising boards and decorated the walls of academic buildings. But what is a Mapathon? Why would anyone spend two hours of their precious weekend in a computer…

New changes for housing at CNU

Many changes and updates in the housing process for students in 2020-2021 Housing always seems to be a stressful time for CNU students. In years past, there has been the same system for the housing lottery starting with your freshman year. It allows students to select the exact room in which they want to live…

Volleyball storms ahead with two big wins

The Captains won a CAC game and an exhibition against Washington and Lee The Captains Volleyball team celebrated their five seniors on Friday, Oct. 25, as they faced off against York College in Capital Athletic Conference action. With the first and second seeds for the post season tournament already secured by Christopher Newport and the…

A wedding Captains will remember

CNU baseball coach marries his fiancee on his own field at Captains Park On Saturday, Oct. 19, the longtime Christopher Newport Baseball coach married his fiance, but this wasn’t any ordinary wedding. They had their ceremony and reception on the field here at CNU with the entire team in attendance and participating in the event….

Football comes home with victory over TCNJ

The Captain’s defense proved too much for the Lions, earn 17-6 win The Homecoming magic was in the air for the Christopher Newport Football team. Earning their second conference victory against the College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in front of a robust crowd of students, parents and alumni, Football increased their record to 2-5 (2-2…

From RVA to CNU

The Richmond Ballet Comes to the Ferguson Center for the Arts On Oct. 5, Newport News got a little taste of Richmond when the Richmond Ballet came to the Ferguson Center on tour. The Richmond Ballet brought John Butler’s stunning contemporary ballet, Carmina Burana, to the stage. Set to Carl Orff’s choral work of the…

Cups to cheer about for senior Captains

New senior class glasses offer great deals that go towards the senior class gift You may have seen the posts about a senior class glass going around. Seniors have been able to purchase a drink glass that reads “Class of 2020” on it. The glasses are currently $10 for students to buy.  “$6 of the…