The hassle behind turning the tassel

100 Days Till the Tassel Turns stirs up conversations of cultural appropriation On Jan. 31, CNU seniors gathered in the lobby of the Peebles Theater to celebrate 100 Days ‘til the Tassel Turns. The annual event commemorates 100 days until graduation, a milestone in life that every student looks forward to finally reaching.  The evening…

Newport News Greek Festival brings cultural creativity

The semi-annual festival celebrated Greek culture, food and handiwork During the weekend of Oct. 17-19, Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church sponsored the Newport News Greek Festival for the Newport News community. We arrived on a Saturday afternoon, and the weather complemented the event well. The air was brisk, yet the sun kept us…