Author Archives: Morgan Barclay

A Profile on John Poveromo

A comic, a cartoonist, a writer, a meme-maker, and now an official knight via Dairy Queen’s twitter, Sir John Poveromo has been working professionally for eleven years, and working unprofessionally his whole life. Even from elemen...

The choice

i. How could you tell me that I was wrong when thirty years before you spent time with me in a war a war that was just like this knees deep in muddy trenches or was that too long ago to mention not even the best of men would have ...

Off-campus jobs debunked

With Halloween just around the corner, the ever-encroaching holiday season will soon be upon us. This means the demand for jobs is greater than ever. However, as someone involved on CNU’s campus, with that demand comes the vital q...

Smoothie health crisis

Fifty nine cases of Hepatitis A have been linked to frozen strawberries used by Tropical Smoothies across Virginia: 33 in the northern region, eight in the northwestern region, six in the central region and 12 here at home in the ...

To oughtta be or noughtta be?

Being only a freshman, I have not become as a familiar as I’m sure the majority of the Captain’s Log’s readers have to some of President Trible’s key phrases and mantras, but I have been around long enough to know well his belief ...

The Wild West campus

The tune of “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” echoes from behind the columns of Christopher Newport Hall. Tumbleweeds pass by. You look down. You don’t remember putting on cowboy boots, but there they are. This is our reality now....

Paging Dr. Yik Yak

When I received the news assignment of examining the effect of Yik Yak on our campus culture, I had a basic idea of what I wanted to write about due to my own previous experiences with the app. But as I was finding material for my...