Author Archives: Miller Bowe

History Repeats Itself

The British Union of Fascists of the 1930s is compared to the modern day Unite the Right movement. During the 1930s, fascist movements in Europe rapidly gained popularity. In 1933, the Nazi party took control of the German governm...

This Day in History: William the Conqueror

Senior Miller Bowe gives us a glimpse at history as he describes the invasion of England by William the Conquerer. Today in History: Sept. 27, 1066. 951 years ago today, William the Conqueror began his invasion of England, an even...

Before the University

Before Christopher Newport University existed, the land we now love had an interesting past. Christopher Newport University only dates back to the foundation of Christopher Newport College in 1961, but the area on which we sit and...

The stages of waiting for a snow day

Snow is cold, wet, dangerous to drive on and unpleasant to walk through. It looks pretty, if you happen to be inside and wrapped in three blankets, but for the most part snow is a pretty bad thing. But snow does have one major red...

The Phantom of the Ferg

One would not expect CNU’s fairly young campus to be home to any sort of haunting. Hauntings, after all, are for old schools; William and Mary, for instance, has more ghosts than students, and the University of Virginia has provis...