Author Archives: Caitlin King

Women’s Field Hockey Roundup

As CNU women’s field hockey team came up short against rivals Mary Washington in the semi-finals this past season, they have been preparing from the time season ended to come back stronger than ever. Six members of this year’s tea...

Baseball defeats top ranked team

The Captains took down top ranked team SUNY Cortland Saturday Feb. 25 in a 5-3 battle at Captains park.  During a seven inning game, cut short by a hail storm, the team was able to pull ahead in the last few moments to make i...

LaPointe surpasses doctors’ predictions

As a multi-sport athlete in high school junior JJ LaPointe decided to hang up the cleats and stick to the track. LaPointe played baseball for most of his high school career while running cross country. He decided to become a one s...

Setting course for Tokyo 2020

While dealing with the struggles of being so far from home and getting good grades, freshman Vir Menon continues his sailing journey in order to stay on track for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Back home in Bangalore, India, Menon re...

Field Hockey rises against No. 19 in nation

Though approaching the second half as the underdogs the Captains surpassed the Cardinals coming out on top with a 3-1 victory. Christopher Newport ranked at No. 14 gave Catholic University of America a run for their money once the...

Fall sports preview: Field Hockey

With an unlucky draw of the cards in the CAC tournament, CNU’s field hockey team played the reigning CAC champions in the semifinal and lost. Ready to take on the 2016 season the Captains have already started preparation needed to...

Fall sports preview: Soccer

One of the most popular sports programs here at Christopher Newport University—especially during the fall athletic season—remains the men’s and women’s soccer teams. Regardless of the weather, adoring fans will brave the elements ...

A new country, a new family, a new start

Freshman students Sasha Towne and Tatiana Pickard didn’t grow up in an average American family. While most CNU students spent their time watching Disney movies and going on family vacations, Towne and Pickard grew up in an orphana...

Imma let you Finnish

While managing to get above a 3.5 GPA, junior Arttu Fiva still finds time to double major in finance/accounting, join two fraternities, two honors societies and play collegiate tennis. Fiva came from a small town in Finland in 201...