Oozlefinch Review

Oozlefinch? More like boozlefinch  ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ Although the summer itself may be behind us, it seems there still might be a few summer days left in 2020 for us in Newport News. Lately, the days have been warm and pleasant which is the perfect temperature to enjoy the outdoors with your friends. With…

William & Mary’s Director of Athletics Samantha Huge steps down

Exploring the litigation, plagiarism claims, and positive COVID-19 tests that caused her sudden departure ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ On Oct. sixth, The College of William & Mary’s (W&M) President, Katherine Rowe, announced their Director of Athletics Samantha Huge and herself had mutually come to the decision that it was in the best interest of the…

“A teachable moment”

Faculty responds to anonymous “Republican” letter posted on campus ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ “Due to the present state of our great nation, and the incessant attacks upon it, I find that I have no other choice but to take to the pen, even though some of my other fellow countrymen in the last few months have…

Christopher Newport alum constructs accurate university COVID-19 tracker

Leading to official university tracker improvements ~Anna Dorl, Editor-in-Chief~ Adam Fendley, Class of 2018, describes his undergraduate self as a “serial website maker” for Christopher Newport. So naturally, when he noticed the university’s official COVID-19 case tracker seemed inaccurate weeks before its recent update, he took matters into his own hands to create something more…

A $68 million sports facility opens in Virginia Beach

How the ‘Virginia Beach Sports Center’ came to be and everything it offers the community  ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ If you have traveled down 19th Street in Virginia Beach over the past two years, you may have noticed something colossal being built. A gargantuan complex of over 285,000 square feet. If the heart is the…

If at first you don’t succeed, turn to “The Rock” and hope

The XFL schedules a return for Spring 2022 ~Matthew Morhiser, Sports Editor~ Merely two short weeks ago on Oct. 1, the landscape of professional football was shaken to its core for the third time in nearly two decades. You would not know it, as it went relatively unnoticed in a time when sports should not…

Sly Clyde’s Review

They have cider, lots of it ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ If you like cider, then you’ll love Sly Clyde Ciderworks. It’s been one of my favorite places for my friends and I to go for awhile now because the drinks are great and the atmosphere is very friendly and inviting. There’s plenty of seating inside,…

Who’s on the 2020 Election Ballot?

A Decision 2020 update on who we’re voting for in the election.  ~Josh Grimes, News Editor~ With Election Day being less than 30 days away, it’s time for us to go through who and what is on the ballot. There have been two debates in this portion so far on the national level, a Presidential…

How to get tested for COVID and why you should

Yes, you! ~Travis Rocha, Lifestyle Editor~ Just when it seems like it could never happen to you, it does. Someone you came into contact with in the last 14 days has tested positive for COVID. A few days ago, one of my friends who I had been in close proximity with recently sent a message…