Author Archives: Andre Toran

final four bound

The Christopher Newport Captains defeated Ohio Northern University, 76-66, handing the Polar Bear’s their first loss of the year and ending Ohio Northern’s 30-game win streak.  With the victory, CNU will move on to the Nation...

Mens basketball heads into CAC tournament

Saturday, Feb. 19, the third-ranked Christopher Newport Men’s basketball team wrapped up their regular season schedule in a finale at York College. The Captains were able to improve their record on the season, moving to 23-2 with ...

Three players snubbed from NBA All-Star game

Every year there are 24 slots open for the NBA All-Star game and the league’s most elite players compete day in and night out to land one of these prestigious spots. However, there is one problem. There are much more than 24 playe...

Men’s lacrosse prepares for tough season

Fresh off a record-setting campaign, Christopher Newport men’s lacrosse is ready to strap it on and improve upon the finest season in program history. The 2016 season was one defined by success, as the Captains racked up 13 victor...

A legend steps down

After 15 years of elephantine success and triumph, CNU’s Head Football Coach Matt Kelchner has decided to finalize his career in this last season. On August 10, 2016, Kelchner called his team into a private meeting in Gaines Theat...

Being black at CNU

Black students still struggle to find a voice half a century since the Civil Rights Era came to a close. From the University of Missouri to Princeton, black students in higher education grapple with challenges found at predominate...

Staying strong through challenging year

A program built upon four pillars: graduation, positive social impact, team first and winning, the CNU Football team is accustomed to success and chalking up tallies in the win column. In the past, this team has been known as a do...