The return of the XFL

The changes made to differ the XFL from the already established NFL My fellow Captains, if I may ask, what exactly were you doing in February of 2001? Were you celebrating, or conversely lambasting, our newly inaugurated President, George W. Bush? Were you booking your flight for the 51st annual Berlin International Film Festival? Perhaps…

Stepping up to the plate

Captains Baseball and Softball prepare for the season following a disappointing end to last year Coming off two incredible seasons, the Captains stick and ball sports are looking to have another strong year. Both teams ended the season with a high ranking nationally with both teams topping the rankings at points throughout the season. The…

Basketball teams start CAC strong

Early wins put the Captains Basketball teams in first in the CAC Both basketball teams at Christopher Newport University have been very successful in recent years with the women’s team finishing outside the top two in the conference only once in the last 14 years and the men’s team finishing first in the conference each…

Bid Day, Best Day

The Panhellenic community had some great catches, literally and metaphorically on Spring bid day. Sweat, tears, crying and quite possibly blood were present this year at Spring Bid Day 2020. Around 170 young women from freshmen to seniors ran home into the arms of their new friends and sisters. Although the number was smaller than…

Camp Kesem nears official chapter status

Consider voting for the establishment of an organization on campus dedicated to helping children who have parents with cancer Kesem is a non-profit organization with chapters all across the United States who work diligently to create a support system for children whose lives have been impacted by a parent’s cancer. One of the main ways…

Remembering Dr. Marting Luther King Jr.

Christopher Newport University puts on a special event in remembrance of a speech that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave in Newport News. Martin Luther King Jr. contributed a lot to the America’s history and was a precedent-setting man for American civil rights. In addition to his endless advocating for equal rights, he was an…

SARS-like virus ravages China

A deadly unknown disease appears in China Recently in China, a new virus has emerged. This is just two years after the H7N9 Avian influenza A virus (commonly referred to as the bird flu) ran rampant across China, infecting over 750 people and killing 281, nearly a third of those who  contracted the disease. The…