Author Archives: Melanie Occhiuzzo

CNU students attend AWP Conference

The best place to find writers, editors, book enthusiasts and writing programs is the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP).  A group of 11 representatives from CNU spent Feb. 9 through Feb. 11 learning...

CNU’s very own “Sweet Easy”

The second “100 Days ‘til the Tassel Turns” event for seniors was celebrated last Friday. This is an event centered on celebrating the last 100 days before they enter the real world says Baxter Vendrick, Director of Alumni Relatio...

Gamers unite

There is a new club at CNU, one that is dedicated to bringing all areas of study together under one goal: gaming. The Game Development Learning Club was started due to the lack of computer science classes that teach the skills nec...

“Teaching-In” Trump’s America

Members from the community, students and faculty all joined together to discuss topics important to them and to learn as much as possible about today’s America this past Saturday. The listeners gathered together on a cold Saturday...

An advocate for Newport News

Newport News’ delegate Mike Mullin is not just a delegate, his full-time job as a prosecutor and father are his true callings. What Mullin fights for as a prosecutor is the same as his focus as a delegate. He fights for victims of...

Focusing on Undergrad Research

CNU is adding another pillar to the already three pre-existing experiential learning co-curricular opportunities afforded to its students. The Office of Undergraduate research and information literacy will join the Offices of Civi...

CNU gets a tech makeover

The website that greets each user upon searching for Christopher Newport University has recently undergone a major overhaul. Highlights of this update are a much improved calendar, an intraweb portal for students and faculty and a...

IFC Signing Day: An ode to brotherhood

The serious atmosphere of the Interfraternity Council’s 2017 Spring Signing Day starkly contrasted with the enthusiastic Bid Day put on by CNU’s sororities. Men clad in professional attire filled Peebles Hall on a rainy Sunday aft...

CNU Hosts First Teach-In

Amid the confusion and misinformation that has clouded the recent election and legislation, CNU’s professors have decided to do what professors do best, teach. Dr. Roberta Rosenberg and Dr. Linda Waldron have decided to host CNU’s...