Author Archives: Melanie Occhiuzzo

CNU speaks out against conformity

CNU will host its first TEDx-style event titled SpeakCNU on Nov. 10. Lexi McCreary, a university fellow, decided it was time to hear from students who aren’t generally in the limelight. McCreary says “everyone has a story, strengt...

Mindfulness Comes to CNU

Recently, the word mindfulness has become a household term, turning the image of a Zen-like yogi into a much more relatable common figure practicing mindfulness. Mindfulness is defined by Webster’s dictionary as the quality or sta...

Surviving freshman year

There are so many cliché articles written now-a-days on what incoming freshman should be concerned with that they often fall on deaf ears. As a rising junior myself, I’ve encountered just about every horror that an incoming freshm...

Students, assemble

CNU’s Student Assembly functions as a voice of the students on campus and facilitates the student’s needs, ideas and wishes as they are made aware of them. Last year there were two notable accomplishments that Student Assembly ach...

Meet California Death

Whether it’s performing at house shows at U.Va. or gallery shows in RVA, California Death can always be sure to give the crowd a great time. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Obscure Music Magazine placed them as the 40t...