Thanksgiving season or Christmas season?

Two writers duke it out over their favorite holidays and when to celebrate each There are two types of people in the world: those who start celebrating Christmas before Thanksgiving, and those who are sad human beings.  The debate of when it’s socially acceptable to start celebrating Christmas is a very heated one, and I’m…

Give thanks to your stomach with the best Thanksgiving foods

A simple list of some traditional Thanksgiving foods, Sanata-style Thanksgiving would never be the same in my family without an unhealthy amount of Italian and some traditional Polish foods.  It’s not your average Thanksgiving meal at the Sanata household without these five dishes and my grandma’s homemade pumpkin pie. These things are definitely not your…

Panhellenic unites the Greek community

The Circle of Sisterhood brings together all of the sororities for communal philanthropy In the Greek community, the Panhellenic Council is the governing body for all Panhellenic organizations. For a total of seven sororities on campus at Christopher Newport, the Panhellenic executive board is in charge of creating events for potential new members (PNMs), streamlining…

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…

Utilizing CNU’s single-stream recycling

The do’s, don’t’s and best practices for sustainable waste management This past Friday, Nov. 15th was “America Recycles Day,” a yearly celebration and recommitment to sustainable waste management, specifically recycling.  Here on campus, there are more recycling bins available across campus than ever thanks to the work of the Office for Sustainability and Plant Operations…

An update on the housing situation

Changes made so far are still far from a long-term solution Recently, the Office of Student Activities sent out an email to all students regarding the 2020-21 Housing Selection Process.  The email included information regarding the formation of a committee, in response to student feedback, to make revisions to the housing process.  This feedback was…

Deadline rush

Everything is due right now We are almost at the end of the semester, and all the professors are assigning projects and papers, study guides and test, due dates and deadlines. It stacks up and everyone gets overwhelmed.  With the amount of items that are due within a week, it is hard to manage time…

Virginia turns blue, makes political history

The Democratic party hits their historic trifecta with the recent elections Over the last couple of general elections, the Commonwealth of Virginia made history in some sort of fashion. Since 2017, the blue wave began after the flip of 15 seats in the House and the election of Governor Ralph Northam, giving them hope for…

Got jobs? These students do now

MAT program graduate students surprised with job offers within Newport News schools Going to college is an extremely exciting experience that many teenagers look forward to.  You experience more independence, take classes you enjoy and make great friends. But there is one major part of college that can be very stressful — finding a job. …

Why Poshmark doesn’t miss the mark

Does the popular clothes vendor app really live up to its hype? Recently when I was searching for more affordable and stylish clothes that fit my college student budget, I was turned on to a few thrifty shopping apps that my friends use. I am usually the kind of girl that dresses simply, and that…