Author Archives: Melanie Occhiuzzo

Buzzin’ Becky

Happy (almost) Halloween Captains! I hope post-midterms you’re all thriving and surviving while you keep on top of your lives. If you’re anything like me, you’re hitting a wall when it comes to the semester. Try to picture your en...

Keen on Halloween?

The top 10 DIY Halloween costumes to break out this spooky season.   Cereal Killer This first costume is for those looking for a pun-inspired costume. It requires only minimal shopping and should make your friends laugh. You’...

Buzzin’ Becky

With each week, I get more and more anxious for the semester to be over and to have an extended break to relax and get ready for another one. But thinking back on it, the only reason I can get through these hard semesters is knowi...

Finding Your Passion

The importance of journalism in today’s world is becoming more and more apparent as the rise of “fake news” continues. We often hear phrases such as “print media is a dying industry” or “you can’t trust a journalist” when the topi...

Buzzin’ Becky

Becky takes on your questions and this week addresses roommate problems an anonymous submission contains. ‘Twas the week before Fall Break… Happy midterm week Captains! Study hard and rest up, it’s all quickly coming to an e...

Putting Students First

A behind the scenes look at Christopher Newport University’s faculty hiring procedures. Since Christopher Newport University’s decision to move from being an admissions commuter school to a highly selective liberal arts university...

Sailing Through Midterms

Upperclassmen reflect on studying strategies and provide tips for handling upcoming fall midterms, while professors give advice on how to plan ahead. With midterms just around the corner, Captains campus-wide are slowly preparing ...

Breaking the CNU Bubble

Millennial Roundtable on civic engagement sparks discussion on CNU’s own state of community service and how much of an impact CNU students are really having on the Newport News community. One of Christopher Newport University’s cl...