Washington Football Team v. Congress

A Whole New Set of Problems Awaits the team. ~ Justin Heller, Copy Editer~ After an abysmal 2-4 start, The Washington Football Team has encountered a new problem; however, this one is not on the field. Two congressmen, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Illinois) and Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D- New York) are urging Roger Godell to…

Tamp Bay: Road to Super Bowl LVI

Will the Buccaneers score another Champion Ring? ~~Colton Parham, Staff Writer~~ With week seven of the NFL now passed, certain teams are beginning to look like clear candidates for successful postseasons, including the potential for Superbowl titles. Perhaps chief among these are last year’s champions, the Tampa By Buccaneers. The Florida team won the tournament…

Cancel Culture vs. Accountability

Student expresses personal thoughts on recent tweets ~Colton Parham, Staff Writer~ I don’t like almost anything about Sophia Nelson—I honestly don’t. But with that said, what does justice look like for hurtful speech in a society that prioritizes freedom of speech? On Oct. 15th, Sophia A. Nelson, Scholar-in-Residence at Christopher Newport Univerity, responded to a…

SDEC Drag Bingo Night

Bingo and Drag Queens — What an Interesting Combination ~Shannon Garrett, Lifestyle Editor~ Bingo Nights are usually seen as the domain of old ladies and family game nights, but CNU’s Student Diversity and Equality Council (SDEC) has brought a whole new spin to bingo nights. On Oct. 22 at 8 pm, Drag Bingo Night began…

Wall of Prejudice

Pi Lambda Phi’s Way to Fight Prejudice ~Justin Heller, Staff Writer~ Numerous students lined up on the great lawn to join in on the fight against prejudice in our community with this year’s annual Wall of Prejudice starting on Oct. 18 and ending on Oct. 21. The Wall of Prejudice, hosted by the Pi Lambda…

Netflix Walkout

Response to David Chapelle’s comedy special  ~Savannah Dunn, A&E Editor~ On Wednesday, the 20th of October, transgender Netflix employees and allies staged a walkout in response to Netflix’s support of Dave Chapelle’s new special, “The Closer.” Chapelle’s special was released to Netflix on October 5th and has since caused some negative responses from employees and…

James Bond: No Time to Die

End of an Era ~Colton Parham, Staff Writer~ Daniel Craig’s fifth and final Bond film was released earlier this month and grossed over $400 million at the box office. The film continues the story of James Bond (portrayed by Daniel Craig), Madeleine Swann (portrayed by Léa Seydoux), and supervillain organization Spectre that began in Craig’s…

Peaceful Protest on the Great Lawn

LGBTQ+ community protests controversial tweets ~Grace Griles, Business Manager~ A completely student-led protest occurred on the Great Lawn on Oct. 25 at 1-5 pm due to the recent Sophia Nelson tweets. However, the focus of the protest was not on Nelson herself. While the group of protestors were most definitely not happy with her, they…

How Recent Tweets Have Impacted CNU’s LGBTQ+ Students

An interview with members of the LGBTQ+ community ~Evelyn Davidson, News Editor and Savannah Dunn, A&E Editor~ Following Sophia Nelson’s controversial tweets on bisexuality in comic books, CNU Captains have continued to encourage open dialogue on campus in support of the LGBTQ+ community. A second forum concerning Sophia Nelson’s tweets was hosted by the Student…

Star Wars Visions

Brings New Visions to the Star Wars Franchise ~Felix Phommachanh, Technical Producer (CNUTV)~ A long time ago in a galaxy far away… Disney’s Streaming service, Disney+, has led the Disney Empire into a new age of media. Using the IPs they acquired over the years, the entertainment juggernaut has produced several original shows for the…