Category Archives: Lifestyle

CNU Myths

Despite being relatively young, CNU has accumulated quite a few myths and legends. From what orientation leaders tell their students during Welcome Week, to darker rumors about ghosts, secret societies, hidden tunnels, and even Pa...

What NOT to Bring to College

Every year, freshmen move into their rooms with boxes of things they will never even unpack. While you consolidate all of your bedding and bathroom supplies into as few bins and boxes as possible, it’s important to pack only what ...

Relay for Life preview

On March 24, CNU will host its annual Relay for Life event at 7 p.m. in the Freeman Field House. The event will act as a fundraiser towards Colleges Against Cancer, with a goal of raising $56,000. CNU’s Colleges Against Cancer clu...

A different kind of spring break

While some students chose to spend their spring breaks relaxing on beaches in tropical locations or binge-watching a new Netflix series, others opted to use their time off to serve impoverished communities across the East coast.&n...

Student profile: Asa Townsend

Walking into the Christopher Newport Center for Engagement office, there is an instant energy that welcomes you in.  The radiant light and warm welcome comes not from the office itself but from the man sitting behind the desk...

Excellence in Student Writing Award

The University Writing Council is selecting the winner of the Excellence in Student Writing award soon. The award is facilitated by the Alice F. Randall Writing Center.  According to Dr. Nicole Emmelhainz, the director of the...

Staying strong until Spring Break

Spring Break is right around the corner and the only thing between now and then is midterms. Lucky for you, there is a perfect combination of studying and stress-free activities to help you survive until break. Here’s some advice ...