Author Archives: Benjamin Leistensnider

A lucky penny (tradition)

It’s a weird feeling going to an event you’ve been covering for the past four years and knowing that it’s going to be your last. This was especially true for me this year at the Sophomore Signing Day on Feb. 7. Although obviously ...

CNU Takes Down Salisbury

There are a few accomplishments that all athletes strive to achieve over their careers: winning a championship ring or setting a new record to name a couple. Another extremely important one is taking on a difficult rival and comin...

The importance of ethical journalism

Last week in my opinion piece titled “#WhyIMedia,” I spent time discussing the role and importance of media. I decried President Trump’s team’s efforts to delegitimize news agencies such as CNN for publishing “fake news.” I found ...

Six inducted into HoF

The athletic department honored its newest inductees into the Hall of Fame on Jan. 28. Here are the six new members. Jessie Atkinson – Softball Graduating in 2011, Atkinson helped lead her team to a NCAA national runner-up f...

#WhyIMedia

Over my four years as a writer and editor at The Captain’s Log, this has easily been by far been one of the most time-intensive, exhausting issues I’ve ever worked on. But it was also the most rewarding. When I started to think la...

DIII sports, DI excitement

Whenever I’m talking to people about how well our athletic teams perform and are ranked on the national level, I am always met with the same response. “Well just in DIII, right?” Yes, CNU is a Division III sports school. But just ...

An alternate choice

Although the Panhellenic, National Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council organizations may appear to be the only Greek groups on campus, there are actually a wide variety available. Many of these organizations are hosting their ...