Category Archives: A+E

Crafting with Chess

The Captain’s Log highlights the works of student athlete and artist Catherine Chess. When not studying or attending classes, one of Catherine Chess’ favorite hobbies is making a diverse range of artistic crafts. These include “fr...

Charting the Arts

  Dr. Avi Santo inspires appreciation for the Humanities and the Liberal Arts in his talk on Feb. 12 entitled “Humans Redesigning the World.” If you ever believed your liberal arts degree was worthless, Dr. Avi Santo will con...

It’s Reel Love, Baby

1. The Notebook (2004) dir. Nick Cassavetes Let’s be honest, would it be Valentine’s Day without this tear-jerking chick-flick? Offer your partner a tissue while two star-crossed lovers try to overcome differences, distance, and o...

Life Advice from Ron Swanson

Nick Offerman shares advice, stories and lessons in a Ron Swanson style in his New York Times bestselling memoir, ‘Paddle your Own Canoe’. In his New York Times bestselling memoir, “Paddle Your Own Canoe,” Nick Offerman (of “Parks...

Berlin Brings the Sound

The internationally renowned Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet performed five diverse pieces this Thursday in the Peebles Theatre for Newport News residents and Christopher Newport students. The sound of a fifty-person orchestra i...

Oscars Picks and Predictions

The 90th Academy Awards are right around the corner, and Editor Morgan Barclay has you covered on the ins-and-outs of all the nominees. With February right around the corner, it seems all of the best-of lists have been solidified,...

Floaters and Sinkers

New student-run website, ‘The Flotsam and Jetsam,’ aims to entertain and make an impact. “Audience Unsure if University President Having Heart Attack or Really Milking Dramatic Pause,” reads the first headline you’ll find on the u...

Breaking the Law With Brett

News Editor Brett Clark compiles the 10 best crime dramas of the past sixty years. While February is usually the time to curl up and watch romantic comedies, it can also be a time to break the law, or rather, watch other people br...