Dzierski’s Heroics lead Captains to Victory over Generals

CNU’s first football game of the 2021 season ~Trey Greenwell, Staff Writer~ On Saturday, September 4th, Christopher Newport University kicked off the 2021 football season. For the first time in 22 months, fans were back in the stands, cheering on the Captains as they faced a formidable Washington and Lee side. The Captains received the…

The Removal of the Robert E. Lee Monument

Protesters Cheer as Robert E. Lee Statue is Removed from Virginia State Capitol ~Colton Parham, Staff Writer~ Virginia took another step last Wednesday, Sept. 8th, in an attempt to reconcile with its history. A Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond was removed amid the social justice movement. The statue was a relic from the reconstruction…

A Broken Campus?

Many students experience trouble with maintenance issues in their dorms.  ~Madison Begnaud and Savannah Dunn, Staff Writers~ When moving into the dorms at the beginning of the year, students always expect problems, but are there more issues with the residence halls than in previous years? It seems that a large portion of students have begun…

Top 5 Wellness Tips for the New School Year

Healthy tips to help you through the school semester ~Shannon Garrett, Lifestyle Editor~ Because we are still in a pandemic, the health and wellbeing of not only ourselves, but our community is at risk. These quick and easy tips for staying safe this school year will help students not get sick. Wear a mask when…

Webtoon Listicle

Webtoon, the app for scrollable comics ~Felix Phommachanh, Technical Producer (CNUTV)~ During the early stages of the pandemic, we all tried new things, hobbies, etc to pass the time at home. One thing I tried during the quarantine was reading comics from the app, Webtoon. Webtoon is an app as well as website (Webtoon.com) where…

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

Marvel Studio’s newest movie release ~Steven Marsh, Staff Writer~ “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, Marvel Studios latest movie released in theatres on September 3rd. The film introduces the franchise’s newest Avenger, and expands more of the MCU with this film. Highly anticipated among all Marvel fans, Shang-Chi (played by Simu Liu) did…

The Boys Behind The Jungle

A look inside the jungle dorm ~Savannah Dunn, Staff Writer~ Dorm decorating is something that every freshman looks forward to when preparing for this new chapter in their life. Many students go to Pinterest or Instagram for theme inspiration while others are spontaneous and throw things together – this was no exception for the residents…

Kicking off Sophomore September

The class of 2024 celebrates Sophomore September with a highlighter party  ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor~ On Wednesday, September 1st,  the Office of Student Engagement and Orientation kicked off Sophomore September with a party in the Ferguson Studio Theatre. Inside the black box theatre, lively music blasted from the speakers and a giant Lite-Brite lit up…

Christopher Newport University Holds Two Different Convocation Ceremonies

Honoring the class of 2024 and 2025 ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor and Grace Griles, Business Manager~ This year Christopher Newport University held two Honors Convocations. Due to the unprecedented difficulties that the pandemic presented, the class of 2024 missed out on this very special CNU tradition last year. As a result, the class of 2024…

Returning to Campus for the Fall Semester

A look at campus life under CNU’s adjusted COVID regulations. ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor~ This semester, Christopher Newport University welcomed its new and returning students to a campus life more closely resembling the pre-pandemic school experience. Since the administration loosened and removed certain COVID restrictions, CNU Captains have gone back to enjoying their beloved community…