Author Archives: Melanie Occhiuzzo

“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...

Students stage walkout in protest

Following the recent 2016 presidential election outcome, there have been rising tensions on campuses across the nation. CNU’s campus is no different. On Nov. 22 at 12 p.m. there was a walkout on CNU’s campus that centered on Trump...

We are the ones really in charge

My heart aches as I type this out the morning after Nov. 8. The amount of hate and intolerance that I have seen displayed on social media is truly the scariest thing to come out of this election. I have always been told that I am ...